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Catholic school should embrace gay coach

Hopefully St. Mary High School will embrace Nate Alfson now that he's publicly out, just as they did before he made his announcement.

Coach Nate Alfson talks about the process of coming out on Outsports

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Nate Alfson, a high school baseball and volleyball coach in South Dakota, was inspired by Christian basketball player Derek Schell's coming out story.

Stephen A. Smith: 'Tony Dungy happens to be right'

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Stephen A. Smith says Tony Dungy was right to say he didn't want Michael Sam on his football team. No one should be remotely surprised that Smith would say this. He has never been a friend of the LGBT community.

Interesting that Skip Bayless also says he supports Dungy's "spiritual views."
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Jason Collins responds to Tony Dungy brilliantly

Tony Dungy doesn't want Michael Sam on his team. Collins says that's not how people in pro sports should conduct themselves.

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Davis & Zeigler on Dungy's Michael Sam misstep

Tony Dungy's comments about Michael Sam leave Wade Davis and Cyd Zeigler shaking their heads.

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Michael Sam's perfect response to Tony Dungy

Michael Sam uses humor and respect in responding to Tony Dungy.

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Watch: ESPN's Michael Sam short doc ESPYs film

ESPN produced a fantastic package on Michael Sam's life. They broadcast it before the openly gay NFL player accepted his ESPY.

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Trans woman, sister of Clippers guard, is murdered

The murder of Mia Henderson, a trans woman, raises a bunch of issues.

Congratulations Ian Thorpe! Don't listen to the haters.

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Ian Thorpe came out as gay this weekend. The Olympic swimming champion had been pestered about his sexual orientation for years. Some say he waited too long to come out. I applaud him.

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Video: Ian Thorpe says he's not straight

Ian Thorpe said in a TV interview that he is not straight, he is gay.

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Is Ian Thorpe gay? The question wouldn't go away.

Ian Thorpe will again answer questions about his sexual orientation, this time from Michael Parkinson.

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From The Bench: Chris Bosh gay speculation

In the midst of the NBA Finals, Chris Bosh talked about the perception of him as too soft and the speculation that he's gay.

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Watch: Powerful LGBT Sports Coalition video

The LGBT Sports Coalition held its third annual Nike LGBT Sports Summit in Portland, Ore., this past weekend. This video opened and closed the Summit. It reflected the vision of the Coalition to...

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Watch: Calvin & Grant Hill on gay athletes

Grant Hill says some of the players in the NBA are less tolerant of the idea of a gay teammate than they have said publicly. Calvin Hill's experience with Jerry Smith and the Washington Redskins...

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From The Bench: Can NFL change locker room culture

Cyd Zeigler and Wade Davis talk about the NFL's efforts to change locker room culture and Adrian Peterson's doubt that it can.

YouTube launches #ProudToPlay campaign for pride

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Athletes like Jason Collins, John Amaechi and Kobe Bryant lend their voices to make sports the centerpiece of YouTube's Gay Pride campaign.

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From The Bench ep. 4: How real are 'distractions'?

Wade Davis and Cyd Zeigler talk about the role of distractions in sports and whether the media and fans blow it out of proportion.

Fallon Fox accepts Hetrick-Martin award

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Trans MMA fighter Fallon Fox gave a great acceptance speech at the Hetrick-Martin Institute dinner last year. She is an inspiration for us all!

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From The Bench, Ep. 3: Athletes flex their muscles

LeBron James and other NBA players forced the NBA to take a strong stance against Donald Sterling, even as Northwestern football players fight for their own rights.

Video: Sevilla soccer players lock lips after win

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Rakitic and Carrico certainly don't mind showing their affection.

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Video: How to talk to kids about Michael Sam

This is priceless. Yes, it should be easier to talk to your kids about a gay athlete than it is about convicts and rapists.

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Michael Sam and Mizzou football: You can play

Michael Sam and coach Gary Pinkel express support for gay Missouri Tigers.

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Fruit of the Loom's new 'ballgame'

We fully support Fruit of the Loom's new baseball field crew uniform.

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From The Bench, epis. 2: Sam's draft good or bad?

In the latest episode of 'From The Bench,' Wade Davis and Cyd Zeigler talk about the potential storylines after Michael Sam is drafted into the NFL, and the repercussions if somehow he isn't drafted.

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Notre Dame welcomes gays with You Can Play video

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender athletes and coaches get a warm welcome from Notre Dame in this LGBT-friendly You Can Play video featuring athletes and coaches from across the Catholic campus.

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