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.
Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
Major corporations including Marriott, Apple, American Airlines, and National Football League, as well as the organizations National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Black Justice Coalition, and US Business Leadership Network have condemned Senate Bill 1062.
In an article for Good Morning America, Susan Donaldson James discusses the significance of out athletes Jason Collins and Michael Sam on the cultural definitions of black masculinity.
Today, GLAAD released "Out of the Closet: Onward to Victory," a graphic that celebrates lesbian, trans, bi, and gay athletes whose visibility has furthered equality.