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Jason Collins: 'Choice for Continued Progress Is Clear'
Basketball players Jason and Jarron Collins speak of Hillary Clinton's commitment to ensuring equality for all.
NBA moves 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte over HB2 bill
The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of the league's objection to the state's House Bill 2, which limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the state. In a statement, the league said it hopes to reschedule
Chloe Grace Moretz, Lena Dunham and More Among Celebs Speaking at DNC
Aside from the political figures who have agreed to speak at the Democratic National Convention , some celebs have also signed on to speak in Philadelphia next week. Chloe Grace Moretz, Lena Dunham , America Farrera, Debra Messing and Star Jones are among the Hollywood stars who will take the stage
Adam Silver: N.C. law 'problematic' to NBA; no All-Star Game decision
NEW YORK -- Commissioner Adam Silver said a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protection for lesbian, gay and transgender people is "problematic" for the NBA, but that there has been no discussion about moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte. Silver, fielding several
Bipartisan group of U.S. Senators urge NBA to move '17 All-Star Game
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is urging the National Basketball Association to move the 2017 NBA All-Star Game away from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of a state law that limits protection for lesbians, gays and transgender people. Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Patrick Leahy
'NHL is ready for gay player,' says Patrick Burke
When the NHL brought on You Can Play as an official partner in the spring of 2013, the hope was that the league's first openly gay player wasn't far behind. Two and a half years later, we are still waiting. "It's surprising," Patrick Burke, the co-founder of You Can Play, said Tuesday. "We felt
For gay athletes, what comes after coming out?
This story is part of ESPN's ongoing series exploring what it means to be an openly gay athlete in the post-acceptance world. Look for stories on Derrick Gordon, Megan Rapinoe, Chris Mosier and others in ESPN The Magazine's Being Out Issue, on newsstands Oct. 30. Subscribe today! NOT SO LONG ago,
Andrew Goldstein and Braeden Lange's unlikely friendship
A DOZEN YEARS AGO, at the age of 20, Andrew Goldstein came out to his Dartmouth College lacrosse teammates. The All-American goalie had struggled with his sexuality since he was 7, and like so many gay and transgender kids, had contemplated suicide. "I would lie awake thinking, like, 'God, I can't
Michael Sam, Jason Collins Help GLAAD Honor SI
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Kelly Ripa Gives Inspiring Speech at 2015 GLAAD Media Awards
Kelly Ripa was honored with the Excellence in Media Award at the 26th GLAAD Media Awards in New York City and the co-host of "Live With Kelly and Michael" gave an impassioned speech about equality and acceptance. Ripa, 44, spoke at the awards ceremony Saturday night about how being close friends