For openly gay jock, coming out to teammates the hardest part
By Shelley Page
Article taken from here
OTTAWA — Scott Heggart was a big, strapping teenager, who topped out at six-foot-four. He played football, basketball, softball and hockey.
And he had a secret.
It was difficult enough to share it with his mom and dad.
But as a young athlete, steeped in t...
The "You Can Play Project" has a simple, yet powerful message
March 14, 2012 by Jim Buzinski - Article taken from here.
It’s been more than a week since the “You Can Play Project” was launched by Philadelphia Flyers scout Patrick Burke to honor the legacy of his late brother Brendan. The project features more than 30 NHL players who voice the simple message a...
When Will a Male Pro Athlete Come Out
Predict the date when an MLB, NBA, NFL, or NHL star will announce he’s gay.
Posted on Slate.
On this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin talk with Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski about a new effort to curtail homophobia in hockey. Philadelphia Flye...