Brian Anderson, one of professional skateboarding’s biggest names, has come out as gay.
The NFL won't move Super Bowl LI from Houston after voters repealed the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO).
An ESPN poll indicated that 86% of NFL players surveyed would accept having an openly gay teammate.
You have probably heard about Kolbe Bryant, the great professional basket player of the Los Angeles Lakers, who supposedly uttered a horrifying "gay slur" at a referee. Mr. Bryant was fined $100,000 by the National Basketball Association for hate speech and being insensitive to gays.
ESPN has issued a stern response to an on-air appearance by reporter Chris Broussard during which he stated he did not consider NBA player Jason Collins, who came out as gay, to be “a Christian.”
GLAAD, the America's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, and the You Can Play Project, one of North America's leading organizations dedicated to ensuring equality in sports, today hailed Derrick Gordon's coming out as the first openly gay National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I basketball player.
Yesterday at a press conference, New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese defended the organisation’s new Director of Player Development, David Tyree, even after it was discovered that he had repeatedly promoted the dangerous and debunked idea that a person can or should try to change their sexual orientation. Saying, "He's a terrific fit for us and we're happy to have him on board," Reese went on to defend Tyree by arguing, "Sometimes you say some things that maybe you don't want to say or shouldn't have said and things can get blown out of proportion to a degree. But I'm not here to talk about social issues or somebody's personal opinion about their beliefs."
Today, AT&T became the first major U.S. corporation to make a public statement condemning the anti-LGBT Russian law outlawing “homosexual propaganda.”
With less than two weeks until the 2014 Winter Olympic Games commence in Sochi, Russia, actress and comedienne Wanda Sykes appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Tuesday night with a t-shirt from the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) #LoveConquersHate campaign.
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.