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Hurricanes Become One Of First Teams To Support Homosexuality

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The Hurricanes are the first team in North Carolina to support gay and lesbian inclusivity.

"People’s right to choose whatever in their lives is important. It’s important enough for the Hurricanes to support it," Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford said. "For people to have to carry certain things around in their life and not feel comfortable sharing it with other people, to me it isn’t right. "You don’t have to agree with everybody with what they do in their life, their different choices in their life. But everybody has that right." Canes winger Kevin Westgarth hopes the NHL "can become a beacon for other sports," as the NHL and NHLPA partnered with You Can Play in April.


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