Topics :: hockey
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By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Apr 13, 2013
The NHL has teamed up with an LGBT organization in order to fight homophobia in sports.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Mar 7, 2013
Rumors circulating on the Web claim Josh Gorges, a pro for the Montreal Canadiens hockey team, will come out. It would make him the first out professional hockey player -- if it were true (which, apparently, it’s not).
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 11, 2012
New York Ranger hockey player continues his support for marriage equality and says that the NHL’s recently labor negations did not address how to handle athletes who use anti-gay slurs.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 16, 2012
A hockey player for the New Jersey Devils apologized for using homophobic language in a radio interview on Tuesday.
Friday May 25, 2012
The University of Connecticut has created an initiative to end homophobia in hockey.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Feb 15, 2012
A Houston Aeros’ hockey player was recently suspended for using a gay slur on Twitter during the 54th Grammy’s.
By Roger Brigham | Monday Jun 13, 2011
High school sports teams have been in the news lately not for winning games but for instances of bullying, hazing, especially homophobic in nature. Close contact sports like hockey, football & wrestling are especially prone. But why?
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 22, 2010
The U.S. Hockey Team chose to remember out gay athlete Brendan Burke, son of Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke, by wearing dog tags in his honor at this year’s Winter Olympics in Canada.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 18, 2010
Once a great hockey player and now coach for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Brian Burke remains a prominent figure in the sports world. Now, in memory of his son, openly gay Brendan Burke, the famed athlete has spoken out for safe schools.
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