Bil Browning

Pro Sports Team Partners with Equality Illinois

Filed By Bil Browning | July 08, 2012 12:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Equality Illinois, gay rights, LGBT rights, pro sports team

"This support from a major pro-sports team signals to fans and LGBT youth the diverse voices that embrace equality. When we have sports heroes and teams show their support, it takes the conversation away from politics."

-- Equality Illinois CEO Bernard Cherkasov after it was announced that pro soccer club, the Chicago Fire, would be the first pro sports team to formally partner with an LGBT organization.

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