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A list of 14 athletes who have made anti-gay tweets in the past year


Get a Twitter account, become an idiot who sends out offensive tweets, then either apologize, sort-of-apologize or stand firm. That seems to be the template for many athletes who start Twitter...

New York Jets fan Fireman Ed calls it quits after harassment from his own fans


Among the many rationalizations we hear as to why athletes don't (or shouldn't) come out is the idea that opposing fans will heckle them or call them gay slurs. One of my favorite responses to that...

The game Notre Dame didn't win, and how a referee screwed Stanford out of the title game


Does Stepfan Taylor look down to you? For all of the headlines about an undefeated Notre Dame team headed to the BCS title game, my mind...

Manchester United's Anders Lindegaard says soccer is ready for a gay player


Anders Lindegaard (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) There may be no more well-known sports team in the world than Manchester United,...

Canadian Football League player Jon Cornish proud of his lesbian mom


Calgary Stampeders running back won the Most Outstanding Canadian award in the Canadian Football League as his team prepares for Sunday's Grey Cup championship game. In attendance was his mom,...

Minnesota's A.J. Barker quits team, accuses coaches of abuse and gay slurs


With one game remaining on the regular season schedule, Minnesota Golden Gophers wide receiver A.J. Barker has quit the team, sending a lengthy, scathing letter to head coach Jerry Kill that Barker...

Jack Taylor of Grinnell College sets college basketball record with 138 points


Jack Taylor of Division III Grinnell College in Iowa scored 138 points (not a typo) in leading the Pioneers to a 179-104 win over Faith Baptist Bible College on Tuesday. The number of points broke...

College basketball analyst Seth Davis sorry for homophobic MMA comments


Seth Davis, college basketball analyst for CBS and Sports Illustrated, is a dad and has no problem letting his sons watch two guys pummel each other in a boxing match. But he draws the line at...

Trans triathlete Chris Mosier to run around Manhattan to raise money for Ali Forney Center


LGBT youth represent as much as 40% of the homeless youth. Often they run away from home because of family rejection and then face rampant discrimination when seeking alternative housing. LGBT...

Remembering Christine Daniels on this Transgender Day of Remembrance


Christine Daniels With today's International Transgender Day of Remembrance, my mind has wandered all day to Christine Daniels. Hers was a...

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