Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
In 2011, Jaiyah Saelua of American Samoa became the first openly transgender person to play in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Her performance in the match was instrumental to breaking the American Samoan team's losing streak by clearing a goal-bound ball from the opposing team and preserving their first ever win.
The first active gay pro NBA player Collins is joined by Misty Copeland, Alonzo H. Mourning, Jr.; Rachael Ray; and Robert Thomas Shepardson.
The 2014 Gay Games Opening Ceremony will include stars such as Lance Bass, Broadway actress Andrea McArdle and the Pointer Sisters.