Wade Davis

GLAAD's Tiq Milan included in Ebony's 10 Black LGBT trailblazers

Ebony has released a list of 10 rising stars in the Black LGBT community, and GLAAD followers will recognize several names on the list. GLAAD's own Senior Strategist, Tiq Milan was included on this year's list for his advocacy for transgender people, people of color, and youth.

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After Jason Collins' big game, GLAAD celebrates international LGBT athletes' accomplishments

Today, GLAAD released "Out of the Closet: Onward to Victory," a graphic that celebrates lesbian, trans, bi, and gay athletes whose visibility has furthered equality.

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Wade Davis: Jason Collins and Michael Sam are "mythbusters"

After speaking to the media about Michael Sam's coming out, Wade Davis has penned an op-ed for Ebony.com, in which he talks about how both Sam and NBA player Jason Collins have broken the stereotypes that we have about the African-American community, as well as the LGBT community.

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Wade Davis and Sarah Kate Ellis on Michael Sam and LGBT athletes

After Michael Sam became one of the first NFL prospects who is openly LGBT, GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate joined former professional football player and You Can Play Executive Director Wade Davis in discussing the news with mainstream media outlets.

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January 9, 2014

Swedish Hockey Star speaks on behalf of You Can Play to promote equality in sports

Gabriel Landeskog, the captain of Colorado Avalanche hockey team stood up for equality by speaking yesterday on behalf of You Can Play, an organization focusing on eliminating discrimination from sports. Thanks to Landeskog’s involvement, NHL officially became the first sports league in North America to include LGBT allies on every team.

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August 23, 2013

Wade Davis announced as Executive Director of You Can Play

Wade Davis has been announced as the new Executive Director of You Can Play, a group working for equality for all players in sports, regardless of sexual or gender identity. "Gay athletes. Straight allies. Teaming up for respect."

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Blogging for #LGBTFamilies: Wade Davis

Wade Davis is an out retired NFL player. He currently serves as the Assistant Director of Job Readiness for the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

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