Sports

Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues

June 30, 2014

PHOTOS: GLAAD and WWE Superstar Darren Young march in NYC Pride

Pride Month ended on an awesome note on Sunday June 29th.

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June 27, 2014

WNBA celebrates equality with a new Pride Campaign

New York Liberty Women's basketball team celebrates pride tonight, just two days before NYC Pride march, the NY Liberty invites fans to celebrate diversity, pride and equality in sports.

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Congratulations to Jessica Aguilar for successfully defending her MMA title

Out mixed-martial arts fighter, Jessica Aguilar, has successfully defended her World Series of Fighting Women’s Strawweight championship. Aguilar, who goes by "Jag," became the first WSOF champion to successfully defend her title.

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FIFA takes action to address anti-LGBT slurs at the World Cup #StopTheSlurs

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup being broadcast around the world, it is crucial for FIFA to step up their game and help put an end to anti-LGBT slurs in soccer.

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UN Human Rights Commissioner urges LGBT World Cup players to come out

United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay spoke yesterday about the significance of LGBT World Cup players coming out to foster visibility and understanding, and urging closeted players to come out.

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June 17, 2014

Celebrating Greg Louganis, LGBT trailblazer & sports legend

The documentary “Back on Board: Greg Louganis” offers an intimate view into the life of one of the most successful US divers in history, Greg Louganis.

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