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04/11/2013

NHL works to put discrimination on (figurative) ice, gay players on (literal) ice

by Jeremy Hooper

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A cool development from an icy sport:

Amid heightened speculation that a male athlete in one of North America’s four major professional leagues will soon publicly declare his homosexuality, the National Hockey League and its players announced Thursday what appears to be the most comprehensive measure by a major men’s league in support of gay athletes.
KEEP READING: N.H.L. Announces Initiative to Support Gay Athletes [NY Times]

Because why should the Zamboni be the only thing working to smooth out the playing field?

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