The 2015 National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be Friday, July 24, at Center on Halsted at 7 pm. There will be a VIP reception beginning at 6 p.m.
2015 Inductees are Kye Allums, Megan Rapinoe, Roy Simmons, Helen Hull Jacobs, Roger Brigham, Dale Scott, Chris Morgan, Gene Dermody, and Robbie Rogers. ( Attendance of honorees is not confirmed. )
Tickets for the Induction Ceremony are $30 or two for $50. Tickets for the event are available at www.gayandlesbiansports.com .
The National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame ( NGLSHOF ) was established to honor individuals and organizations whose achievements and efforts have enhanced the fields of sports and athletics for the LGBT community. A full list of Inductees and bios can be seen at www.gayandlesbiansports.com .
Founded in 2013 and based in Chicago, the National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame's mission is to recognize both individuals and organizations whose achievements and efforts have enhanced sports and athletics for the LGBT community. In addition, the Hall of Fame will preserve the history of LGBT individuals who have impacted professional and amateur sports and provide outreach and education to the sporting world so that LGBT youth all across the nation feel welcome and safe to participate in any and all athletic related activities.