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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GLAAD has learned from a source that wishes to remain anonymous that sponsors of the Stars on Ice Tour
Jarrett Barrios, President of GLAAD, wrote about the problematic media coverage of Olympic Men's Figure Skating, in
PRIDE House, the first-ever Olympic pavilion catering to LGBT athletes, coaches and sports fans, will exhibit Americ
Chris Kluwe, Minnesota Vikings punter and outspoken proponent of marriage equality, has resigned as a contributor to
LZ Granderson's reflections on what Orlando Cruz's win last night means for the gay community.
On October 11, the LGBT community celebrates National Coming Out Day and this year we have one more newly out person with whom to celebrate--Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz. When the former Olympian said in interviews last week that he is gay, I know he made a world of difference for so many people.
The sports world was buzzing after Orlando Cruz, a Puerto Rican boxer and top featherweight, announced that he was gay, becoming the first openly gay active boxer in history. So what did his opponent have to say? “The fact that he came out as being gay doesn’t take away his merits as a great boxer,” says Jorge Pazos at Orlando International Airport today in a video posted by EMC events.
On September 7, you could sense the howls of laughter reverberating across the Internet after Kluwe’s excoriating le
Former Minnesota Viking Matt Birk has proclaimed his support for an amendment banning marriage equality in Minnesota.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has been a consistent supporter of marriage equality.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo supports marriage equality. He has written about the issue for the Huffington Post and late last year he made a video for the organization Marylanders for Marriage Equality laying out his support. “Join me,” he said. “It’s the right thing to do.”