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Hockey Pro Sean Avery Discusses Why He Advocates For LGBT Rights

Maybe it’s because when I was such a bully when I had my uniform on, that when I took it off I felt the need to stand up against the bully.”

Former NHL star Sean Avery, discussing his work with marriage equality and LGBT rights, in an interview in the New York Daily News. Avery is a board member of Athlete Ally, a nonprofit that works to make sports more open to LGBT players.

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