Outsports today premiered the video of Staci Slaughter, San Francisco Giants spokesperson, accepting the Corporate Leader Award at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco on Saturday. They further went on to recognize the important work GLAAD is doing to the lead the conversation for LGBT equality in the sports world.
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The lack of media attention given to Griner's public coming out on Sports Illustrated may highlight the differences between perceptions of LGBT inclusion in men's and women's professional sports.
Former professional football linebacker and outspoken gay rights advocate Scott Fujita has retired from the NFL after 11 seasons in the league.
Council Alderman Joe Moore spearheads a resolution requesting that the commissioners of 5 major men's sports leagues support initiatives to promote the inclusion of LGBT athletes.
The Washington Blade recognizes Pat Griffin for her contributions to LGBT advocacy in the sports world.
The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players Association announce a continuing partnership with the You Can Play Projcet; becoming the first major professional sports league to make such an agreement.
Campus Pride is hosting a free webinar series with Anna Aagenes from GO! Athletes to discuss LGBT issues in collegiate athletics.
Professional fighter Matt Mitrione's contract was suspended by the UFC after he unleashed transphobic rants against Fallon Fox on The MMA Hour.
Tim Pernetti hands in his letter of resignation after video of basketball Coach Mike Rice shouting anti-gay slurs at players goes viral.
Not so long ago, Toni Bias dreamed of playing in the W.N.B.A. But after starring on the girls’ junior varsity basketball team as a high school freshman, Toni came out as transgender last summer, began going by the name Tony and started transitioning to male.
Despite rumors to the contrary, former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy has never left the Pittsburgh Area. In fact he lives in a secluded part of Ligonier.
When the N.B.A. center Jason Collins announced he was gay last week, I was thrilled.
We are pastors and leaders who have discovered that LGBT people are often the most faithful members of our congregat
Where Tebow’s religiosity has been endlessly analyzed by the media and championed by the white religious right, the
Robbie Rogers, an American soccer player who played several years in Europe before coming out as gay and then announcing he was returning to California to take a break from the sport, is now training with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
About 10 minutes after Jason Collins' coming-out essay in Sports Illustrated hit the internet, one thing became clear: No statement, however sincere, is sacred in the social age.
On Monday, NBA player Jason Collins became the first active athlete in a major American sports league to come out as gay. “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay,” Collins wrote in a Sports Illustrated cover story.