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.
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In the wake of antigay remarks he made Tuesday, 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will work with the Trevor Project to learn more about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth, according to his publicist.
Whether they didn't know or didn't care, the fans who attended Wednesday night's Cabrillo College women's basketball game against Mission provided no reaction when Gabrielle Ludwig entered with 11:17 remaining in the first half.
Some classroom comments have a football coach under investigation. The Lauderdale County superintendent confirmed she's looking into alleged comments the coach made about the first lady and homosexuals.
There was plenty of elbow room at Frank Gore's podium during the San Francisco 49ers media session Thursday Thursday morning, with only a half-dozen reporters talking shop with the impressive running back.
Brendon Ayanbadejo has heard from many players who applaud his support of gay marriage — some of them teammates, others from the opposing side of the line.
Dan Savage, co-founder of the It Gets Better project, said late Thursday he has “removed the (San Francisco) 49ers ‘It Gets Better’ video” from the project’s website after two of the team’s player who appeared in the video said they were unaware they were participating in a project to support LGBT youth.
Mike Rosenberg from Sports Illustrated talks to former NBA star Tim Hardaway, who got into trouble for anti-gay comments in 2007, about the comments made by San Francisco 49ers Cornerback Chris Culliver this week.
I often joke with friends that the best example of irony I can think of, as both an openly gay man and an openly die-hard fan of the New England Patriots, is the fact that I associate gay bars with rejection and ostracization and I associate football games with love and acceptance.