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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
While some of the pre-Super Bowl comments made by a handful of players didn't do much to portray the NFL as welcoming of gay athletes, recent testimonials by current and former professional football players have proven that many people within the NFL are beginning to embrace the idea of an openly gay teammate in their locker room.
GLAAD has reached out to the It Gets Better project, the National Football League and the San Francisco 49ers after two 49ers players denied having knowing participated in an "It Gets Better" video produced by the team.
A day after 49ers Cornerback Chris Culver made some anti-gay comments, the sports community has begun to reflect on the significance of Culliver’s comments, and where they fit into the context of the modern sports world.
Athlete Ally, You Can Play, and GLAAD, three organizations working for LGBT inclusion in sports, today released a joint statement in response to comments made by San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver.
The Vancouver Canucks recently invited 16-year-old transgender goalie Cory Oskam to skate on the ice with his personal hero and Canucks goaltender Cory Schneider.
Manti Te'o is a Hawaiian-born Mormon Eagle Scout who plays football for Notre Dame. Here's where someone who identifies with any of those communities can find support for LGBT inclusion and equality.
This post is not about whether he should have said that, nor about whether that's even the actual truth. Rather, it's about reassuring his young fans that, if it was true, and if that had been his answer, he would have found love and support in each and every one of the communities with which he identifies.
NBA star Kenneth Faried has joined One Colorado to speak out in support of civil unions legislation for same-sex couples in the state.