Sports

Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues

WATCH: LGBT athletes shine in YouTube's #ProudToPlay campaign

LGBT athletes like Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Darren Young, and more are #ProudToPlay a role in YouTube's newest LGBT Pride campaign that launched today.
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June 16, 2014

In light of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, GLAAD recognizes out soccer players

Although these athlete will not participate in the World Cup in Brazil, it is important to highlight key athletes as they help pave the pave for equality in sports all over the world.

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College athlete kicked out of his Christian school for being gay

In a poignant article posted on Outsports, former William Jessup University distance runner Anthony Villarreal details his story of his emotional discovery of his sexual orientation, coming out to his unaccepting Christian mother and peers, and finally being kicked out of college only 8 classes away from receiving his bachelor degree.

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