Jason Collins has become the first openly gay professional basketball player in America's NBA.
Today, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) President Chad Griffin sent a letter to the heads of the top sponsors of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) expressing concern over the anti-LGBT Russian law criminalizing “homosexual propaganda.”
The Human Rights Campaign – the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization – is condemning comments by San Francisco 49er...
In a pre-game phone call to HRC president Joe Solmonese just moments ago, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant apologised for using a homophobic slur. Bryant expressed understanding and regret for how his words were hurtful and could be used by some to discriminate.
Michael Sam is likely to become the first openly gay player to play in the NFL but his decision to come out in February has already provided its fair share of inspiration.
St. Louis Cardinals centre fielder Randal Grichuk shows off his private parts or should we say bat ?
26-year-old Anders Nilsson wanted to show his support. "It was time to become the first goalie in the NHL to become a spokesperson for the LGBTQ community."
The Olympic leadership is unhappy with Russia for implementing anti-gay legislation ahead of the Winter Games, a senior IOC official said Monday, insisting that there must be no restrictions on athletes in Sochi next year.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students can greatly benefit from participation in school-based athletics, but many of these students experience harassment, assault and discrimination that negatively impact their participation in middle and high school Physical Education (P.E.) and sports teams, according to a research brief released today by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network in USA.
The National Hockey League (NHL) has yet to respond to growing calls from the Human Rights Campaign and other advocacy organizations to revisit the incident between Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds and New York Rangers winger Sean Avery in which Simmonds appears to have shouted “f*cking f*ggot” at Avery during an altercation.