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Former congressman Barney Frank has nominated Hudson Taylor and Lia Parifax to the Vanity Fair Hall of Fame for their role fighting homophobia in sports.
GLAAD is proud to be a part of 'Sex, Love and Violence: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in a Globalized World' on Thursday and Friday. Tune into our panel online.
There have been so many of these lists in the previous weeks. I've read several on this topic alone, and the great thing is that they all agree that 2012 was a truly banner year - to use a sports metaphor - for the elevation of this conversation into the public consciousness.
Last weekend, the NBA became the first league to take GLAAD and Athlete Ally up on our offer to provide ally trainings to professional athletes - the latest in a series of big steps being taken to potentially pave the way for an openly gay male athlete in the world of major league team sports.
Following this weekend's historic LGBT Sports Summit at Nike Headquarters in Oregon, GLAAD is proud to announce that we are teaming up Athlete Ally and its founder Hudson Taylor to offer LGBT Ally trainings to all 141 major league sports teams.
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