National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame

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National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame
Established2013
LocationChicago, Illinois 60613
TypeSports
Number of inductees50
DirectorMatt Golden
Websitewww.gayandlesbiansports.com

The National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame is a hall of fame established in 2013 to honor LGBT and allied personalities and organizations "whose achievements and efforts have enhanced sports and athletics for the gay and lesbian community". It was established shortly after Jason Collins became the first openly gay NBA player. It is located on the grounds of Center on Halsted in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

2013 inductees[edit]

The 2013 induction class was announced on June 18, 2013, with a formal induction ceremony scheduled for August 2.[2] Those inducted were:[2]

2014 inductees[edit]

The 2014 inductees included:[3]

2015 inductees[edit]

The 2015 inductees included:[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellen Jean Hirst (May 1, 2013). "National gay athlete hall of fame launched in Chicago". Chicago Tribune.
  2. ^ a b MATTHEW BREEN (2013-06-18). "National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame's Inaugural Class Announced". Out magazine.
  3. ^ Cyd Zeigler (9 July 2014). "Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame welcomes 15 new inductees this week". Outsports.
  4. ^ Jim Buzinski (27 July 2015). "9 inducted into National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame". Outsports.

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