Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox is set to fight in her first match since news broke that she was transgender via a Sports Illustrated magazine article.
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The You Can Play Project announces the addition of former NFL players Wade Davis, Esera Tuaolo, and ESPN.com writer and Baseball Prospectus Co-founder Christina Kahrl. The additions hope to serve the organizations goal of ending homophobia in sports by challenging the culture of locker rooms and spectator areas by focusing on an athlete's skills, work ethic, and competitive spirit.
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.
Rutgers officials had already seen the video showing coach Mike Rice shoving, grabbing and throwing basketballs at players during practice and yelling gay slurs at them before it was aired by ESPN on Tuesday.
Kobe Bryant is awestruck by a former Lakers star who rivals him -- Magic Johnson ... telling TMZ Magic's support of his gay son is a lesson everyone, including pro athletes, should learn.
The LGBTQ community has been making advancements all over American culture—from Supreme Court cases to video games. But in the world of sports, there is still one major hurdle that has yet to be cleared.
A new policy that provides a pathway for transgender high school student-athletes in the state to participate in interscholastic sports teams gained final approval Thursday from the general membership of the Maine Principals’ Association.
As rumors begin to swirl that a pro football player is poised to become the first openly gay player in the league, P
On the heels of CBSSports.com's report last week stating an NFL player is "strongly considering" coming out as gay, NFL Players Association president Domonique Foxworth revealed the union has been working hard to prepare players for the unavoidable announcement.
The computer document was named LetterOfLife. Robbie Rogers, a former member of the United States national team and a professional soccer player in England, wrote it one night last December, pounding on his keyboard while sitting in bed.
The NFL appears more ready than ever for an openly gay player. It's possible we'll find out how ready this offseason. CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman wrote Monday that he was told a current gay NFL player strongly is considering coming out publicly.