Hockey Heroes for Equality
December 18, 2012 10:25 AM   Subscribe

Torontoist has named their 2012 Advocacy heroes, including Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke for his work supporting GLBT rights in memory of his son Brendan (Previously) and the AHL's Toronto Marlies, the first professional sports team to pledge their support for teammates, coaches, and fans of all orientations.
posted by BZArcher (6 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
Meanwhile, in Russia...
posted by marienbad at 10:31 AM on December 18, 2012

Any "fanbase" who will petition against their team signing a player named Hulk deserves all the bad publicity they can get.
posted by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish at 10:38 AM on December 18, 2012

That Marlies Pledge is fantastic stuff.
posted by marienbad at 12:35 PM on December 18, 2012

This is awesome. Thanks for posting.
posted by DarlingBri at 1:29 PM on December 18, 2012

All I want for Christmas is Gary Bettman fired and replaced by Brian Burke..
posted by mannequito at 1:30 PM on December 18, 2012 [1 favorite]

Peter Puck endorses this.
posted by octobersurprise at 6:13 PM on December 18, 2012

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