October 28, 2015

LGBTTQ+ Youth Event

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LGBTTQ+ youth are invited to talk with the Ottawa Redblacks and Wade Davis

FREE EVENT!  You do not need to register.

LGBTTQ+ youth (ages 10 – 24) are invited to join together for a FREE evening hang out & discussion with Wade Davis from YOU CAN PLAY and 3 Ottawa Redblacks players about LGBTTQ+ youth in sports. In 2012, Wade Davis publicly shared his experiences about what it was like to be gay and closeted in the NFL. Today, Wade is the Executive Director of YOU CAN PLAY and is coming to Ottawa from New York City to spend time with our LGBTTQ+ youth and Ottawa Redblacks players.

When:  Wednesday October 28th, 2015, 6pm – 7 pm

Where:  RA Centre, room Courtside A, 2451 Riverside Dr., Ottawa

You Can Play mission statement:

You Can Play works to insure the safety and inclusion of all in sports – including LGBT athletes, coaches and fans. You Can Play works to guarantee that athletes are given a fair opportunity to compete, judged by other athletes and fans alike, only by what they contribute to the sport or their team’s success. You Can Play seeks to challenge the culture of locker rooms and spectator areas by focusing only on an athlete’s skills, work ethic and competitive spirit.

For more information contact Beck, bhood@familyservicesottawa.org, 613-725-3601 ext.105

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