Is America Ready For Openly Gay Male Athletes in Major Sports Leagues?

This August,Vogue  profiled Elena Delle Donne, a forward for the Chicago Sky and last year’s WNBA MVP. In the article, for the first time, Delle Donne discussed her fiancé, Amanda Clifton, effectively coming out as lesbian. While media outlets commented here and there, the news hardly made a blip on the sports media radar. Life carried on as usual. Read more

Diversity Dialogue with Wade Davis, Senior Consultant, YSC

Wade Davis is a thought leader, writer, public speaker, and educator on gender, race, and orientation equality. Davis is currently a senior consultant at YSC, a global think tank and leadership consulting firm. Davis played for the Tennessee Titans, the Washington Redskins, and the Seattle Seahawks, as well as for two different teams within the NFL Europe league. Starting in 2014, Davis became the NFL’s first Diversity and Inclusion consultant, focused on ensuring that all LGBT individuals throughout the league have a safe and affirming space. Read more