Outsports today premiered the video of Staci Slaughter, San Francisco Giants spokesperson, accepting the Corporate Leader Award at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco on Saturday. They further went on to recognize the important work GLAAD is doing to the lead the conversation for LGBT equality in the sports world.
Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
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Anti-gay violence in America is a serious problem facing millions of Americans. It's no joke. CNN should fire Roland Martin.
2011 was an amazing year for LGBT inclusion and support in the world of sports, but will that carry over into Super Bowl ads?
Are you an out gay student athlete? Would you consider taking part in a documentary about coming out in professional sports?
WWE stars speak out against anti-LGBT bullying in new PSA debuting tonight on USA (9pm / 8C)
Student athletes are stepping up to the plate, so to speak, to take a stand for LGBT equality. Recently, Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., became the first Athlete Ally Ambassador School in the Northwest Conference.
The NBA's new collective bargaining agreement includes language protecting players from discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Two transgender advocates, actress Laverne Cox and triathlete Chris Mosier, share their respective thoughts and experiences around the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
As part of a national conversation about anti-gay bullying and harassment, parents and students are standing up to say there is no room for dangerous bullying behavior in our schools. Students should be able to have relationships of trust and mutual respect with their guidance counselors, something that ex-coach Pat Lynch clearly violated with his reckless decision to distribute the “Hurt Feelings Report.”
Workplaces across the country are moving to end discrimination against the LGBT population.
Boston College cross country runner Jose Estevez heard the slurs in the locker room. There was, “That’s so gay” or “Don’t be a fag.” Even though the sophomore believes the words were intended as playful profanity rather than hate talk, it was hard to hear.
The Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has released a new study today analyzing the impact of anti-LGBT bullying on middle and high school students who participate in athletics.
Hablar de homofobia en el fútbol es un tabú.
Tim Tebow may not be getting a lot of attention on the field as the New York Jets' backup quarterback, but he's certainly receiving a lot of buzz off of it, most recently with the announcement of an upcoming speaking engagement at a controversial Dallas, Texas, megachurch.
After a wild season under the glare of the national media spotlight, the Mission College women's basketball team and its transsexual center Gabriellle Ludwig won their conference title Wednesday night.
Liz Carmouche remembers the fear she had while a U.S. Marine stationed in Iraq in 2006. A fear not only of the enemy outside but of her friends and colleagues inside.
It took me far too long to recognize the importance of what Kobe Bryant did with 140 characters Sunday night. It was a battle in which he had no stake. A fight in which he had no dog. A tweet he could have simply ignored. Instead one of the most recognizable athletes on the planet took a very public stand.