Sports Celebrate Pride Month

In honor of Pride Month, we here at She Writes Sports wanted to share some posts made by athletes, teams, and leagues speaking up on the matter.

The NHL posted letting fans know Hockey is for everyone.

Meanwhile the Philadelphia Flyers and Gritty made a few posts including message from the team.

The Philadelphia Phillies did a set of Pride Month Wallpapers.

The NWHL posted several tweets worth of wallpapers and lockscreens for their league and teams.

JT Brown posted a positive message for the LGBTQ+ community. He and his wife Lexi are big advocates and support the community often.

Kurtis Gabriel spoke up on the importance of being an ally for the LGBTQ+ community.

The NHL posted a quote and video from Kurtis.

The LA Dodgers posted a message wishing the LGBTQ+ community a happy pride month.

Messages from Orlando Pride in honor of the Orlando Club shooting anniversary. #orlandounited

their posts with pride friendly zoom backgrounds.

Zach Sullivan shared his story about being Bi in the NHL

The NHL also posted a video of Zach.

The Sixers posted a set of wallpapers in honor of pride.

The Philadelphia Phillies celebrated Pride month by sharing past images from pride night and a few wallpapers.

Athlete Ally reposted an article from Pop Sugar Australia with a list of 23 LGBTQ+ athletes and ally’s

Ryan Atkin, an UK soccer referee, posted his support for the LGBTQ+ community.

The Portland Thorns made a post showing LGBTQ+ solidarity within their community.

The MLB made a post encouraging inclusivity in their sport.

The Chicago Cubs tweeted out a Pride edition of their signature W flag.

The MLB tweeted about the story of Glen Burke, baseball’s first openly gay player.

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