Lgbt

March 5, 2014

Jason Collins gets second 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets

During his first contract with the Brooklyn Nets, Collins stepped out onto the court making history. He received a warm welcomed as the fans applauded the player.

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February 28, 2014

Smoke bomb at Russian #OpenGames basketball venue, swimming cancelled after bomb threat

Due to two bomb threats, Open Games events including basketball and swimming got cancelled in Moscow, Russia.

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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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February 7, 2014

GLAAD partners with Gay Games to present an LGBT inclusive sporting event

As the Winter Olympics are about to begin under a cloud of anti-LGBT violence and protest, GLAAD is proud to announce its partnership with the 2014 Gay Games.

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February 3, 2014

Finnish Olympian swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen comes out to raise awareness about Sochi

Ari-Pekka Liukkonen is now the first openly gay Finnish athlete to come out during his active career.

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January 28, 2014

Conner Mertens came out to his college football team last night. Now he comes out publicly.

A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Conner Mertens publicly came out as bisexual. He began his coming out journey by sharing about being bisexual with the head coach of his football team.

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January 22, 2014

Finnish sports minister to skip Sochi Olympics opening ceremony

In a recent interview, Finland's Sports Minister Paavo Arhinmaki stated that he will not be attending the Olympics Opening Ceremony in Sochi.

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