LGBT Sports

Why has Brittney Griner's decision to come out received so little media attention?

The lack of media attention given to Griner's public coming out on Sports Illustrated may highlight the differences between perceptions of LGBT inclusion in men's and women's professional sports.

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NFL Linebacker and Vocal Ally Scott Fujita Retires

Former professional football linebacker and outspoken gay rights advocate Scott Fujita has retired from the NFL after 11 seasons in the league.

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Brittney Griner Publicly Comes Out as Gay in Interview with Sports Illustrated

Future Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner publicly announces the fact that she identifies as gay in an interview with Sports Illustrated.

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Campus Pride hosting Free Webinar with Anna Aagenes of GO! Athletes

Campus Pride is hosting a free webinar series with Anna Aagenes from GO! Athletes to discuss LGBT issues in collegiate athletics.

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New Study Highlights Postive Experience Team Sports Can Be For LGBT Youth

A new study published by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network reports on the experiences of LGBT youth in middle and high School athletic environments, and shows that while many LGBT young people still have negative experiences with sports, those who do participate see serious benefits.

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College Athletes Step Up as Allies

Student athletes are stepping up to the plate, so to speak, to take a stand for LGBT equality. Recently, Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., became the first Athlete Ally Ambassador School in the Northwest Conference.

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