Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
Major League Baseball appointed Billy Bean, an openly gay former player, as a consultant in guiding the sport toward full LGBT inclusion.
As more and more athletes open up about being gay, creating a strong impact on the LGBT movement in sports, it is important to remember and recognize those who have been out for many years
Ian Thorpe, an Australian Olympic swimmer comes out as gay putting an end to speculations. Thorpe is the youngest swimmer ever to represent Australia and holds the record for the most Olympic medals won.
At the close of the 2014 World Cup, GLAAD was joined by over 25 U.S. and international LGBT and human rights organizations today in a letter to FIFA requesting concrete action to address homophobia in the game and anti-gay chants yelled in the stands.