Florida Panthers NHL Hockey Team Hosting LGBT ‘Equality Night

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The Florida Panthers and the You Can Play Project have joined forces to battle homophobia in the locker room and encourage equality in sports with the inaugural ‘Equality Night’ on Saturday, October 19.

A portion of the proceeds from the Minnesota Wild vs. Florida Panthers hockey game will go to support You Can Play, a group “dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation.” A special social evening and benefit dinner will be held Saturday and PSAs promoting equality will be played during the game..

This will be the first event of it’s kind in professional hockey supporting the LGBT community.

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