Category: Issues

UCLA Says You Can Play

UCLA student athletes and coaches released the latest You Can Play video last week, which includes both the men’s and women’s soccer teams. UCLA boasts having more athletes from their university represented in Major...

Robbie Rogers Joins Athlete Ally Board

Robbie Rogers has joined the Advisory Board of Athlete Ally, the group founded by wrestler Hudson Taylor to further LGBT acceptance in sports. It is Rogers’ first official role as an LGBT advocate. In...

Nike Will Sponsor Out Athletes

One of the assumed big fears for a male pro coming out of the closet is the loss of endorsement deals, and it looks like Nike is looking to allay that worry. According to...

Robbie Rogers First TV Interviews Tonight

Robbie Rogers will be giving his first television interviews since coming out two months ago tonight, on Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN and Nightline on ABC. Nightline has this blog post about the interview...

LGBT Ally? Soccer Fan? Let Us Know!

Last week I gave thoughts on Robbie Rogers’ coming out and his interviews since then, and one of my takeaways was that it’s time to double down efforts to make soccer a better atmosphere...