Mark Chambersthe founder of the National Gay Basketball Association (NGBA)has stepped down after more than 30 years in the business, Outsports reported.
The player and organizer has been on the LGBTQ+ basketball scene since 1990, when he co-founded Lambda Basketball in Los Angeles alongside Martin Rodriguez and Thorn Edwards.
"The National Gay Basketball Association takes great honor in announcing that NGBA founder Mark Chambers is stepping down from the organization's president position to focus on the next chapter of his life," a league statement read. "He has dedicated his life to the betterment of the LGBTQ+ basketball community, and we thank him for his dedication, vision, and tireless service."
"The best part of my time as a leader has been watching marginalized players find a community they connect with," Chambers told Outsports. "I've seen lives change because they found NGBA."
The full article is at www.outsports.com/basketball/2023/3/3/23622657/mark-chambers-gay-basketball-lgbt-ngba-retire.