Nashville Skyline Final Four Brunch with NCLR

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  • Posted on March 31, 2014

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Presented by The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce at The Pinnacle at Symphony Place April 6, 2014, 11am-1pm The Pinnacle at Symphony Place 150 Third Avenue South Nashville, TN 37203 Invitation courtesy of NCLR Sports Project NCLR Sports Project announces Coach Lin Dunn and Coach Sherri Murrell will…



PSU HEAD COACH SHERRI MURRELL SELECTED TO RECEIVE THE 2014 GUIDING WOMAN IN SPORT AWARD

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  • Posted on March 31, 2014

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Press Release courtesy of Sinu Patel, SHAPE America RESTON, VA, March 31, 2014 – Sherri Murrell, who embodies the pioneering spirit and perseverance to improve opportunities for girls and women in sport, has been selected to receive the 2014 Guiding Woman in Sport Award by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance…



The Times They Are A-Changin’ for LGBTQ People in Sports

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  • Posted on March 19, 2014

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by Pat Griffin and Nevin Caple Original Article published 3/18/2014 in HuffPost Gay Voices “Come gather ’round people wherever you roam And admit that the waters around you have grown And accept it that soon you’ll be drenched to the bone. If your time to you is worth savin’ then you better start swimmin’ Or…



LGBTQ Conference at Harvard: February 1 & 2

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  • Posted on January 24, 2014

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“The Inaugural LGBTQ Conference at Harvard University: students, scholars, alumni, practitioners, and special guests learning, sharing and ideating around critical issues facing the LGBTQ community.” BTS co-founder, Nevin Caple, will be joining Patrick Burke, Caitlin Cahow, and Chris Mosier for the LGBTQ Athlete panel: Sunday February 1, 2014 10:30-11:15AM Spangler Auditorium, Harvard Business School Visit…



We A.R.E. Pride: January 28 & 29

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  • Posted on January 23, 2014

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We A.R.E. (Athlete Reaching Equality) Pride: Cal and Stanford edition is a week dedicated to generating awareness for LGBT inclusion in sports. The manifestation of the events taking place during this week are generated from two student athletes at Cal and Stanford, Mikayla Lyles and Toni Kokenis. The primary event will be a panel event…



Nike makes $200k donation to the LGBT Sports Coalition

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  • Posted on October 31, 2013

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The company’s successful #BeTrue campaign will fund Coalition projects aimed at ending anti-LGBT bias in sports Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation named Coalition fiscal sponsor Press Release LOS ANGELES (Oct. 30, 2013) – Nike, the world’s largest sports company, has made an unprecedented $200,000 donation to the LGBT Sports Coalition, which aims to end anti-LGBT bias…



UCONN Women’s Basketball Kicks Off BTS Tour of Champions In Support of LGBTQ Inclusion

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  • Posted on October 28, 2013

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University of Connecticut women’s basketball went 35-4 during the 2012-2013 season, capturing its eighth NCAA Division I national championship title. As some of the most recognizable names and faces in the country, the Huskies understand the importance of using fame and notoriety to impact social change. UConn women’s basketball partners with Br{ache the Silence Campaign…



WNBA Guard, Briann January Advocates for LGBTQ Inclusion

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  • Posted on September 13, 2013

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Indiana Fever starter, Briann January joins Br{ache the Silence Campaign as an ambassador to help spread the importance of LGBTQ Inclusion in the women’s sports community. January scored a career-high 23 points on September 6th to help the Fever secure a ninth consecutive WNBA playoff berth, as they compete for back-to-back WNBA titles. Thank you…



WNBA Rookie and Hall of Fame Coach Join Br{ache the Silence

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  • Posted on September 12, 2013

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WNBA Rookie, Layshia Clarendon, and Indiana Fever Head Coach, Lin Dunn, join Br{ache the Silence as ambassadors to help advance LGBTQ inclusion in women’s sports. Coach Dunn and the Indiana Fever are defending WNBA Champions and will begin post-season play on September 19th. Both Clarendon and Coach Dunn participated in the BTS Campaign public service…



ALL IN PSA Premieres Online Monday Sept. 16th

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  • Posted on September 11, 2013

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Join us for the online premiere of ALL IN, a public service announcement to advance LGBTQ inclusion in the women’s sports community. Several prominent athletes and coaches team up for the first time, to share personal experiences and discuss the importance of LGBTQ inclusion in the women’s sports community. For more information visit freedomsounds.org or…