gay persons of character: Video: You Can Play Project for gay athletes

You Can Play is a milestone project dedicated to ensuring equality, respect, and safety for all athletes, regardless of sexual orientation. The campaign works to challenge the culture of locker rooms and spectator areas by focusing only on an athlete’s skills, work ethic, and competitive spirit.

In this video are hockey players: Patrick Burke (Philadelphia), Brian Burke (Toronto), Rick Nash (Columbus), Duncan Keith (Chicago), Brian Boyle (New York), Matt Moulson (New York Islanders), Joffrey Lupul (Toronto), Claude Giroux (Philadelphia), Daniel Alfredsson (Ottawa), Scott Hartnell (Philadelphia), Corey Perry (Anaheim), Andy Greene (New Jersey), Dion Phaneuf (Toronto), Henrik Lundqvist (New York).

If you don’t see your favorite player or team represented here, just wait. Visit over the next few weeks as new players and teams join the You Can Play team.

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