You Can Play

Gay athletes. Straight allies. Teaming up for respect.

Get Help

If you’re an LGBT athlete and need assistance because of violence, the potential for suicide or other life-threatening issues, don’t wait to take action. Call your local authorities or to speak with someone to prevent suicide, contact The Trevor Project at 1 (866) 488-7386 or visit

Organizations Supporting LGBT Athletes

PFLAG – Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - A longtime resource for parents and families. Visit

GLAAD – Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation - Providing support for the LGBT community through media. Visit

GLSEN – Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network - Providing support for parents, teachers and students, the Changing the Game has a sports focus. Visit

NCLR - National Center for Lesbian Rights - Providing support for lesbians, family and friends.  Visit

HRC - The Human Rights campaign is an organization advocating for LGBT issues on a variety of levels.  Visit

Bra{che the Silence Campaign – supporting inclusion in college sports.  Visit

Equality Coaching Alliance – For coaches to discuss LGBT coaching issues.  Visit – the leading website for LGBT sports fans – dedicated to rugby star Ben Cohen’s anti-bullying effort – Music, fashion and entertainment teaming up to support LGBT fans