Posts by Agata Dera

MLB appoints Billy Bean as consultant for LGBT inclusion

July 15, 2014
Major League Baseball appointed Billy Bean, an openly gay former player, as a consultant in guiding the sport toward full LGBT inclusion.Read More

July 15, 2014

Major League Baseball to recognize Glenn Burke as baseball's gay pioneer

As more and more athletes open up about being gay, creating a strong impact on the LGBT movement in sports, it is important to remember and recognize those who have been out for many yearsRead More

July 15, 2014

VIDEO: Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out as gay

Ian Thorpe, an Australian Olympic swimmer comes out as gay putting an end to speculations. Thorpe is the youngest swimmer ever to represent Australia and holds the record for the most Olympic medals won.Read More

July 11, 2014

PHOTOS: U.S. Military bases celebrate Pride month

Last month, the crew of the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and service members of Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan, celebrated diversity while making a statement about the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender individuals into the U.S. Military.Read More

July 11, 2014

UN provides marriage recognition for employees

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced that legally married UN employees will have their unions recognized regardless of the status of marriage equality in their home countries. Read More

July 8, 2014

Former NFL player Brad Thorson comes out, hopes to help other athletes

On his blog, Brad posted a note sharing his story as a gay athlete.Read More

July 1, 2014

PHOTOS: Pride around the world

The month of June, brings millions of people around the world to march for LGBT equality.Read More

June 27, 2014

Resist to Exist: Support the Side by Side LGBT Film Festival in Russia

The Side by Side LGBT Film Festival launched a fundraising campaign to further promote LGBT and human rights in Russia. Through the Resist to Exist initiative, individuals from around the world have the opportunity to help create change in a country where being LGBT is forbidden and dangerous.Read More
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