Sports

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

January 9, 2014

"Journey of the Gay Athlete": The story of 3 athletes sharing their story about sports and being gay

The "Journey of the Gay Athlete" documentary follows 3 professional athletes: Blake Skjellerup, Robbie Rogers and Brittney Griner who discuss the struggles they faced as gay-identified sports figures.

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January 8, 2014

Retired German football star becomes first Premier League player to come out as gay

Thomas Hitzlsperger, a German Soccer player has publicly come out as gay. The German National Midfielder who played for world class soccer clubs such as Everton, and West Ham United discusses being gay just a month before the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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VIDEO: Google Zeitgeist ad celebrates LGBT heroes of 2013

"In 2013, the world searched for…", the ad begins. What the people of the world found was "new beginnings," and "inspiration," in the form of the LGBT community, its milestones, and its allies.

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