MLS expansion club Atlanta United strongly condemned a homophobic slur allegedly chanted by some of its fans during its nationally televised debut game on Sunday.
New Instructional Online Course Helps Educate Coaches on LGBT Diversity and Inclusion.
Former NBA star Amare Stoudemire has told an Israeli sports website he would avoid a gay teammate.
The Human Rights Campaign, America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organisation today joined New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in calling on the NFL to explain and address deeply disturbing reports that some prospective players are being asked inappropriate questions about their sexual orientation.
Today the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the governing body of the Olympic Games, announced it was “fully satisfied” that Russia’s heinous anti-gay propaganda law does not violate the anti-discrimination guarantees of the Olympic charter.
The athlete said he wouldn't want an openly gay teammate around the clubhouse, and he blamed the teachings of Christianity for his intolerant views.
The NBA’s Jason Collins made history today by coming out as gay – the first time an NBA player has done so while still actively playing. Collins, a center, finished this season with the Washington Wizards, and has also played for the Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Jersey Nets, Atlanta Hawks, and Memphis Grizzlies.
Ricky Berens of the United States dives into the pool wearing a bodysuit that split just before starting his leg in a Men's 4x100M Relay, at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Rome, Sunday, July 26, 2009.
Former Doncaster midfielder Richard Chaplow has received a two-game ban for homophobic remarks made to Robbie Rogers.
The producers of Telluride Gay Ski Week (TGSW) announced today that its 2010 Presenting Sponsor* will be the Matthew Shepard Foundation, one of the leading GLBT education, advocacy and awareness organizations in the United States. Matthew Shepard’s mother and chair of the foundation, Judy Shepard will be attending the event along with other representatives of the organisation.