Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
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NY Giants, New England Patriots, First Family, more speak in support of gay NFL prospect Michael Sam
Athletes, commentators, classmates, and even Michelle Obama have offered up their support for Michael Sam. Here are some of our favorites:
Netherlands speed skater Ireen Wüst, who is open about her bisexuality, won first place Sunday in the 3,000-meter competition in Sochi.
PolicyMic has provided a profile on the openly gay Australian Olympian, Belle Brockhoff.
On Friday, groups of LGBT activists in Moscow and St. Petersburg were arrested for demonstrating. So far, the mainstream media hasn't bothered to talk to them.
In a piece entitled, "Advertisers' Gay-Rights Choice," The New Yorker namec companies that have remained silent and recommended ways in which they could speak out against discriminatory laws and the violence they inspire.
Pavel Lebedev made the news when he ran alongside of the Olympic torch with a rainbow flag, was tackled and detained. Now you can hear his side of the story.