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.
Former NBA star Amare Stoudemire has told an Israeli sports website he would avoid a gay teammate.
In Motorola's campaign for their new mobilephone Aura, David Beckham are stripped half-naked.
Brian Anderson, one of professional skateboarding’s biggest names, has come out as gay.
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, former NFL player Wade Davis, ESPN Radio's Jared Max and HuffPost Gay Voices Editor-at-Large Michelangelo Signorile joined Nancy Redd on HuffPost Live for a segment called "The Gay Jackie Robinson," all about LGBT athletes in professional sports.
Johnny Weir was a guest on Chelsea Lately with Chelsea Handler, March 31, and the gay topic comes up, but After Eltons writer, Michael Jensen, seems to be reading to much into what was said during the interview with Weir.
Former Doncaster midfielder Richard Chaplow has received a two-game ban for homophobic remarks made to Robbie Rogers.
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.
US two-time Olympian, Nick Symmonds, won an 800m Silver Medalist at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow and openly opposed Russian “anti-gay” politics, dedicating his medal to his gay and lesbian friends. Sports Conflict Institute Founder Joshua Gordon and Practitioner Maggie Langlass Ward speak with Symmonds about this experience and discuss the topic of LGBT & Locker Room Culture.
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.