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National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame August 2nd
announce the inaugural induction class, which will be the largest induction class of the NGLSHOF.
allies, former pro sports officials, activists, journalists, retired athletes
and current athletes. The inductees are Gay Games,
Outsports.com, Chicago Cubs, International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA),
Anheuser Busch, Chris Kluwe, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Ben Cohen, Dave Pallone,
Justin Fashanu, LZ Granderson, Christina Kahrl, Dr. Tom Waddell, Chuck Dima,
Jerry Pritikin, Dave Kopay, Glenn Burke, Renee Richards, Billie, Jean King,
Martina Navratilova, Greg Louganis, Patty Sheehan, Andrew Goldstein, Jason
Collins, Orlando Cruz and Johnny Weir.
first honorees will happen on August 2, 2013 through a ceremony at the
Center on Halsted. Tickets are available at www.gayandlesbiansports.com. There
will be two ticket types, VIP and General Admission. VIP $50,
will include a seat in the Hoover-Leppen Theatre and a VIP meet and greet
reception. The General Admission $25, will include a reception and viewing on
TV’s outside the theater. Both tickets will include a hosted bar and food. The VIP meet and greet
reception is 5:00pm-6:00pm. The
general reception is 6:00pm-7:00pm. The Induction
Ceremony is 7:00pm-8:30pm.
with Out at Wrigley on August 3, 2013 – the nation’s largest “Gay Day” at
a major league sporting event. Tickets for Out at Wrigley
can be purchased at www.outatwrigley.com