Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis is engaged! According to People, the diving champion plans to wed his partner, paralegal Johnny Challiot, this fall.
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WNBA Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner accepted a Special Recognition Award from GLAAD's Wilson Cruz at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco. Brittney spoke about coming out to her mom in ninth grade.
The final GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, presented nationally by Ketel One Vodka and Wells Fargo and locally by Southwest Airlines at the Hilton - Union Square on Saturday night.
Tony Bias, a transgender male who is currently a sophomore at River City High School in Sacramento, California is learning what it's like to be a transgender high school athlete. Tony once had high hopes of playing professional basketball but after coming out as transgender and becoming the victim of bullying by fellow schoolmates, Tony stopped playing basketball and now just shoots around alone in the gym during his free time.
GLAAD is working with ESPN to address Chris Broussard's anti-gay comments on "Outside the Lines".
In the first interview with his family since his coming out, NBA player Jason Collins will be speaking with Oprah on a special episode of Oprah's Next Chapter airing Sunday, May 5 at 8:00pm ET/PT on OWN. Collins made history this week when he became the first out gay active male pro athlete in America's major leagues.
In a Sports Illustrated article published online on Monday, 12-year NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first out gay active male pro athlete in the history of America's major leagues.
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.
Fallon Fox on Friday won her first Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) bout since coming out transgender in March.
As reported by the Times earlier this month, new legislation in California could make that state the first to legally guarantee the rights of transgender high school athletes.
They call her "The Queen of Swords" in the cage, but in the press, some call her unrepeatable things. After undergoing gender reassignment surgery in 2006, she chose "Fallon Fox."
Former Baylor women's basketball star Brittney Griner says that Kim Mulkey, her college head coach, told players not to be open publicly about their sexuality because it would hurt recruiting and look bad for the program.
En Estados Unidos son muchos los que luchan desde hace décadas por la igualdad de los homosexuales, una lucha que mu
Brendon Ayanbadejo is correct: "Gay" does not equal "feminine." More to the point, as the Super Bowl-winning linebacker recently told Meet the Press, "gay" does not automatically equal anything at all.
Fallon Fox climbed inside the steel cage, past the sign that read “The Beating Will Continue,” and onto a black mat. She followed right jabs with left hooks and kicks flung at imaginary kneecaps, safe, if only for a moment, from the questions and insults and the suffocating fame that descended overnight.
Back in March, a month before the NBA's Jason Collins revealed he was gay, CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman wrote that some people believed the atmosphere was safe for an NFL player to come out.