Sports

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

Snapshots: TED Talks, supporting intersex youth, trans representation in journalism, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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You Can Play Project names organist Cameron Carpenter as first Musical Ambassador

Organist Cameron Carpenter was today announced as the first Musical Ambassador of the You Can Play Project, an organization working to ensure equality, respect, and safety for all athletes.

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February 28, 2014

Smoke bomb at Russian #OpenGames basketball venue, swimming cancelled after bomb threat

Due to two bomb threats, Open Games events including basketball and swimming got cancelled in Moscow, Russia.

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Amidst bomb threats and government pressure, LGBT Open Games kick off in Russia

The Russian Open Games have finally kicked off with Greg Louganis attending. However, the LGBT-inclusive sports festival has had to weather last-minute venue cancellations, a bomb threat, and threats from anti-LGBT politicians who urged the event to be shut down by the government.

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