Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox is set to fight in her first match since news broke that she was transgender via a Sports Illustrated magazine article.
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Documentarian Michiel Thomas explores the coming out process for for LGBT athletes through film, and hopes that his new project will provide the opportunity to give answers to the questions of stereotypes and misunderstandings about being an LGBT-identifying person in sports.
Major League Baseball hosted Darnell Moore, Aaron McQuade, and Wade Davis, Jr. at a recent conference for their Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities Program. The conference included a session discussing the current atmosphere faced by LGBT youth in school and sports nationwide and the role coaches can play in fostering an inclusive environment for LGBT athletes.
In the effort to showcase positive LGBT advancements in athletics, GLAAD interviewed Cason Crane who is attempting to become the first openly gay man to scale the "Seven Summits".
NBA power forward Kenneth Faried received the NBA's 'Kia Community Assist Award' in February for his continuing efforts to advance equality, inclusion, and respect.
With recent discussion involving the possibility of a gay athlete coming out in American men's professional sports, one need only look to women's tennis to find examples of LGBT pioneers.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a statement demanding that the NFL investigate whether teams asked prospects about their sexual orientation during the league's pre-draft scouting combine.
Dr. Johnny "Fight Doc" Benjamin makes an argument against trans MMA fighter Fallon Fox being able to compete against other women. But does it hold up to scrutiny?
The West Fourth Street basketball courts in Greenwich Village, known far and wide as the Cage, draw some of the toughest and best streetball players from across the city.
NBA player Jason Collins’ declaration that he’s gay has been followed, thankfully, by supportive messages from peers like Dwyane Wade, Pau Gasol, and Tony Parker.
A groundbreaking pronouncement from NBA veteran Jason Collins — “I’m gay” — reverberated Monday through Washington, generating accolades from lawmakers on Twitter and a supportive phone call from President Barack Obama.
Jared Max almost missed the phone call he’d been waiting for. The co-host of ESPN Radio’s “Maxed Out,” was just getting settled for his mid-morning nap when his brother called asking if he’d heard the news.
Now that Jason Collins has come out, he is the proverbial "game-changer." One of the last bastions of homophobia has been challenged. How many LGBT kids, once closeted, are now more likely to pursue a team sport and won't be scared away by a straight culture?
I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport.
As the clock wound down during the final rounds of the NFL draft on Saturday, only two kickers were chosen — and 23-year-old openly gay former Middle Tennessee State placekicker Alan Gendreau was not one of them.
Minnesota Vikings’ Chris Kluwe says it loud and he says it proud – He’s an ally and advocate of gay rights.