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Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox is set to fight in her first match since news broke that she was transgender via a Sports Illustrated magazine article.
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.
Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy accepted a Special Recognition Award from GLAAD's Wilson Cruz at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco.
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.