In an effort to make K-12 sports and physical education safer and more inclusive for all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, and a diverse coalition of athletes, journalists and sports figures today launch Changing the Game.
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.
Today, AT&T became the first major U.S. corporation to make a public statement condemning the anti-LGBT Russian law outlawing “homosexual propaganda.”
The Human Rights Campaign, the America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organisation, is calling on the National Hockey League (NHL) to immediately conduct a more thorough investigation and take appropriate action following claims that Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds called New York Rangers winger and equality supporter Sean Avery a “f-cking f-ggot” during a preseason game Monday night.
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.
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.
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.
Jallen Messersmith of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., has come out and is believed to be the first openly gay player in U.S. men's college basketball. The 6-foot-7 shot-blocking specialist told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he revealed his...
Robbie Rogers is an American professional soccer player who plays for Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer.
Mike Rice was fired as the Rutgers basketball coach Wednesday, one day after ESPN aired a video that showed him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players and directing anti-gay slurs toward them during practice. Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti...