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Gay hockey fans tie knot in professional ice rink

Dwayne Smoot, left, and Eric Pinder get hitched on ice. .

The ice rink seems like a cold place to begin a life together, but Eric Pinder and Dwayne Smoot heated up the Amway Center in Orlando with their wedding vows.

Both men wore hockey jerseys and the priest made a perfect referee as the two maybe became the first same-sex couple to perform a marriage ceremony in a professional hockey arena

NCAA Division II basketball player comes out

Derek Schell is a Division II college basketball player at Hillsdale College in Michigan. He’s a brother, an artist, a student, a Christian, a brother and a son. And, as he revealed in a letter to Outsports, he’s also gay.

ESPN980 suspends hosts for transphobic comments

Following outreach from GLAAD, ESPN980 in Washington D.C. announced today that it has suspended Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin, hosts of the "Sports Reporters" show, over a segment they ran last week in which the pair made fun of transgender college basketball player Gabrielle Ludwig.

VIDEO: NFL players speak up as allies for gay athletes

A dozen professional football players were asked this week about their thoughts on gay athletes and expressed unanimous support to Outsports.com -- a story that has been picked up by mainstream media outlets, including CBS, NBC, Washington Post, and the NFL itself.