Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
ESPN apologizes for Michael Sam shower segment
ESPN aired a problematic segment about openly gay NFL player Michael Sam, in which reporter Josina Anderson spoke with Sam's teammates about his shower habits.
Will Michael Sam make the NFL cut? #SamFans are watching
Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, had three sacks in preseason games, but now faces a crucial test. It's the week that the NFL finalizes their rosters, and #SamFans are watching to see if Sam will stay with the Rams, be picked up from another team, or be cut completely from the NFL.
LGBT historical items celebrated at the Smithsonian
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington DC has added hundreds of photographs, papers, and historical objects to its collection to document the history of LGBT people in our country.