Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
VIDEO: Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out as gay
Ian Thorpe, an Australian Olympic swimmer comes out as gay putting an end to speculations. Thorpe is the youngest swimmer ever to represent Australia and holds the record for the most Olympic medals won.
GLAAD and over 25 organizations: FIFA must take action on homophobia in soccer
At the close of the 2014 World Cup, GLAAD was joined by over 25 U.S. and international LGBT and human rights organizations today in a letter to FIFA requesting concrete action to address homophobia in the game and anti-gay chants yelled in the stands.