You Can Play

Gay athletes. Straight allies. Teaming up for respect.

University of North Dakota

The University of North Dakota has voiced support for the You Can Play Project by creating a video showing their support of a cause dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation.

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La Costa Canyon High School

La Costa Canyon High School supports the You Can Play Project. Located in south Carlsbad, California, the school provides a comprehensive interscholastic athletic program with 26 different varsity-level sports, earning the Mavericks numerous League, CIF, and Open Division Titles.

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The Ohio State University (2014)

After joining the You Can Play Team in a groundbreaking way in 2013, the Ohio State Buckeyes reaffirmed their commitment to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation in early 2014.

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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.