Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a press conference today in New York City to promote the regional launch of the "Protect Yourself" campaign.
More and more competitors make the decision to come out which positively impacts visibility of LGBT athletes in all sports and on all levels of competition. As athletes decide to come out, it is important that they are equipped with strategies on how to do so most successfully.
GLAAD recognized several out athletes on stage at Saturday's 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the historic Waldorf Astoria in New York including Derrick Gordon, Darren Young, Blake Skjellerup and Jessica Aguilar during the Ketel One-sponsored toast for those forwarding equality.