The National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame board has announced its choices for the second induction class.
Inductees include Billy Bean, retired MLB player; Wade Davis, executive director of You Can Play and retired NFL player; Tom Daley, Olympic medal-winning diver; Gareth Thomas, retired rugby player; Esera Tuaolo, retired NFL player; Brittney Griner, decorated collegiate athlete and active WNBA player; Diana Nyad, endurance swimmer; Fallon Fox, mixed martial artist; Chris Mosier, founder of Transathlete.com; Nike, corporation; Stand Up Foundation, anti-bullying non-profit; Mark Bingham, rugby player ( deceased ); Jerry Smith, NFL player ( deceased ); Mayor George Moscone, straight ally and former mayor of San Francisco ( deceased ).
The induction of the second class of honorees will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Center on Halsted on July 11, in conjunction with "Out at Wrigley" on July 12.
Sponsors include Anheuser-Busch, Southern Comfort, ChicagoPride.com, L Stop, Grab Magazine, Center on Halsted, Windy City Times, Fitness Formula Club, Crew Bar and Grill, Supergurl Images, MTM Chicago and Horizons Cafe.
Tickets for the induction ceremony are available at www.gayandlesbiansports.