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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David Cameron’s Government today backed London’s bid to host the 2018 Gay Games.
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe had a breakout season, of sorts, off the field.
One day there will be a gay Jackie Robinson. An openly gay athlete in a major American sport who's a great and popular player who helps revolutionize the way Americans view gay people.
In what might be a first, ESPN this weekend showed an openly gay male pro athlete kissing his husband and they did not shy away from describing the relationship. The event was the 2012 PBA Chameleon Championship in Las Vegas, held in November, but shown on TV this Sunday.
Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter is making headlines for telling the Los Angeles Times he believes an openly gay teammate would make him "uncomfortable."
Officials at Virginia Commonwealth University say that an "exhaustive" investigation found former women's volleyball coach James Finley's claims was not fired for being gay, as he believes; the claims were "unfounded," they said.
Britain's Football Association is urging gay players to come out, saying they shouldn't be afraid to be open about their sexuality. FA chairman David Bernstein said the governing body's action plan to tackle homophobia in the sport means players should have the confidence to be openly gay.
James Finley says he has options. He won't reveal names out of fairness to each administration's decision-making process, but four universities, including two from major conferences, have expressed interest in him being their women's volleyball coach.