Sports

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

Belarus indie-rock band Kiwi Time speaks up for LGBT people in Russia

Kiwi Time, one of San Francisco's most popular & spirited indie-rock / pop bands, is donating proceeds to and raising awareness for Uprising of Love, a coalition whose mission is to give Russian LGBT activists a voice and provide the financial resources to fight discrimination.

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Barney Frank nominates Athlete Ally founders to Vanity Fair's Hall of Fame

Former congressman Barney Frank has nominated Hudson Taylor and Lia Parifax to the Vanity Fair Hall of Fame for their role fighting homophobia in sports.

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February 18, 2014

First transgender girl plays on California high school girls' softball team

Seventeen year old Pat Cordova-Goff is a senior at Azusa High School in California, member of the cheer squad, student body president, and founder of Azusa High School's Gay Straight Alliance. She is now on her way to be the state's first transgender student to play high school softball on a girl's team.

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Snapshots: Latin American advocates delegation, Trans advocates media training, LGBT Russians on Valentine's Day, 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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GLAAD Gold Medal Winner: ABC World News Tonight looks at violence against LGBT Russians

For focusing media attention on the violence and intimidation faced by LGBT Russians, ABC World News Tonight earns the GLAAD Gold Medal for LGBT inclusive coverage of the Olympics.

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