You Can Play

Gay athletes. Straight allies. Teaming up for respect.

Gabe Landeskog, Mountain Vista and Regis Jesuit High Schools

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog, along with players from Mountain Vista High School (Highlands Ranch, CO) and Regis Jesuit High School (Aurora, CO) join the You Can Play team in promoting diversity and inclusion for all, including LGBT athletes and fans. With Landeskog and the Avs, the NHL becomes the first pro league in North America to be represented on every team by an athlete voicing support for LGBT athletes and fans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have had some of the  biggest records in the world over the last the year with 'Thrift Shop,' 'Can't Hold Us' and 'Same Love.' Now, the sports fans and platinum-selling artists say, "Anti-gay language has no place in music or sports." And, "If you can play, you can play."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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You Can Play: The Faceoff

You Can Play is supported by athletes of all levels and fans in the fight for respect in sports.

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I’m taking a stand!  

Locker rooms should be safe and sports venues should be free from homophobia. Athletes should be judged on talent, heart and work ethic, not sexual orientation.