Sports

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

NFL, Apple, Marriott, American Airlines, and more urge Arizona to drop discriminatory bill

Major corporations including Marriott, Apple, American Airlines, and National Football League, as well as the organizations National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Black Justice Coalition, and US Business Leadership Network have condemned Senate Bill 1062.

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February 24, 2014

Good Morning America: Jason Collins and Michael Sam recast view of black manhood

In an article for Good Morning America, Susan Donaldson James discusses the significance of out athletes Jason Collins and Michael Sam on the cultural definitions of black masculinity.

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After Jason Collins' big game, GLAAD celebrates international LGBT athletes' accomplishments

Today, GLAAD released "Out of the Closet: Onward to Victory," a graphic that celebrates lesbian, trans, bi, and gay athletes whose visibility has furthered equality.

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The GLAAD Wrap: Winners of Teddy Awards, 'The Vampire Diaries' casts a gay character and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
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February 20, 2014

Charles Barkley speaks out in support of Michael Sam

Many voiced their support for Sam. One of the supporters included a Hall of Famer Charles Barkley. In a recent interview with CNN Barkley spoke about Sam’s decision to come out.

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