Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
Ari-Pekka Liukkonen is now the first openly gay Finnish athlete to come out during his active career.
During the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII, Coca-Cola premiered an ad featuring diverse families from around the country, including two gay dads roller-skating with their daughter.
GLAAD exclusive: Blake Skjellerup on being out in sports, helping LGBT kids, and how to change the worldRead More
Yesterday GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, and several of the nominees are about out LGBT athletes as the mainstream media is paying more attention to the changing culture in professional sports, more high-profile athletes are coming out, and events like the Olympic games in Sochi are throwing a spotlight on global treatment of LGBT people.
The Coalition of Russian LGBT organizations received an official response from the International Olympic Committee to their November request for clarification on the impact the ‘propaganda’ law may have on the Winter Games, particularly – on the work of the media and on behavior and statements of the participants.