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The latest news about the National Hockey League, the organizer of North America's most prominent league of major professional ice hockey sports teams. Learn more about the National Hockey League, which partnered with the You Can Play project to end homophobia in sports. Read more about individuals--activists, politicians, and allies--who have helped us make strides toward equality. We also cover the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explore how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

Jack Jablonski, Hockey Legend Turned Media Pro, Comes Out as Gay

Jablonski, a top hockey player in his school days before he suffered a paralyzing injury, is now out and proud in his communications work for the Los Angeles Kings.

Chicago Blackhawks Coach Accused of Sexually Assaulting Male Player

The Blackhawks failed to promptly and thoroughly investigate the 2010 accusation against a coach, a new report concludes, and now two top executives are out of their jobs.

NHL Investigates Homophobic Slur Shouted Live on TV

The epithet came as the Toronto Maple Leafs lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning. 

NHL Kiss Cam Spotlights Same-Sex Smooch, Lady Gaga

There was much for LGBT hockey fans to enjoy at a recent Blackhawks game.

NHL Team Wraps Hockey Sticks in Pride Tape

The Edmonton Oilers have become the first hockey team to show off the rainbow adhesive in support of diversity.

Hockey: Oilers Captain to March in Edmonton Pride

The captain of the Edmonton Oilers announced that he will be participating in this weekend's pride parade.

WATCH: NHL Star Doesn't Agree With Russia's Antigay Law

The captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins says that having grown up in Canada, he doesn't understand why Russia is so opposed to LGBT equality.