Sports

WATCH: LGBT Sports Coalition debuts first in 'Move Forward' series

The LGBT Sports Coalition -- a group of organizations (including GLAAD), athletes, sports professionals, and advocates working to end anti-LGBT bias in sports -- debuted the first in its 'Move Forward' video series this week. The series, produced in collaboration with Nike, will showcase the movement to bring full equality to all levels of sport.

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June 3, 2014

Nike #BETRUE Collection Celebrates the Pursuit of Sport for All Athletes

As one of the companies supporting LGBT rights, NIKE has released its new 2014 #BETRUE Collection. In the new collection, NIKE presents an LGBT inspired and uniquely designed footwear and apparel.

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WATCH: LGBT athletes shine in YouTube's #ProudToPlay campaign

LGBT athletes like Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Darren Young, and more are #ProudToPlay a role in YouTube's newest LGBT Pride campaign that launched today.
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June 16, 2014

In light of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, GLAAD recognizes out soccer players

Although these athlete will not participate in the World Cup in Brazil, it is important to highlight key athletes as they help pave the pave for equality in sports all over the world.

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Snapshots: Equality Alabama, Univision, Nintendo, and Michael Sam

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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Miami Dolphins' Don Jones fined, suspended over anti-gay tweet following Michael Sam draft

Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones has been fined an undisclosed amount and temporarily excused from all team activities after he tweeted "OMG" and "Horrible" in response to the draft of openly gay player Michael Sam.

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May 9, 2014

VIDEO: Michael Sam signs his first endorsement with VISA

Make sure to support Michael Sam in the NFL draft from May 8-10 as he is poised to be the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL.

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May 7, 2014

New playbook: How to come out in sports

More and more competitors make the decision to come out which positively impacts visibility of LGBT athletes in all sports and on all levels of competition. As athletes decide to come out, it is important that they are equipped with strategies on how to do so most successfully.

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