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Premier League player gave ridiculous one-word answer to why he ditched Pride armband

SVT Sport claims the Sheffield United player, who was the only captain in the Premier League’s Rainbow Laces games to not wear a rainbow armband, responded to the question by text message.

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Tony Romo already has Taylor Swift married to Travis Kelce

The CBS announcer prematurely marries the celebrity couple the NFL and its TV partners can’t get enough of.

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Olympics confirm Russian athletes can compete in Paris

IOC says individual-sport Russian athletes can qualify as long as they haven’t supported the invasion of Ukraine.

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Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, Top 20

The 2023 QWI 200 comes to a close as we reveal the number one LGBTQ pro wrestler of the year.

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Here are 21 LGBTQ college basketball players and 57 coaches who have been out while competing

The college basketball season is upon us, and we celebrate various LGBTQ players and coaches who have inspired others.

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Fatboy Slim selects schoolgirl’s ‘rainbow drips’ shirt for Premier League club

The legendary DJ was part of the panel that chose the striking design to be specially made for Brighton’s Rainbow Laces home game.

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Disney will produce a film and series about Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia

ESPN and ABC Signature will broadcast film, series telling Griner’s story.

Missing rainbow captain’s armband is post-match Premier League talking point

Rainbow Laces campaign has seen club skippers wear the armbands for seven years but Sheffield United’s Anel Ahmedhodzic used a standard one on Wednesday.

Gay runner’s thirst trap comment blossoms into an engagement

After meeting his boyfriend by chance on Instagram, former coach and college track athlete Tyler McCubbin pops the question on a memorable date night.

Spanish motorcycle racer Jorge Martin uses gay slur to describe opponents

In a live interview, the world MotoGP runnerup causally tosses out a gay slur and the audience laughs with him.

Katie Sowers: NFL players don’t care if you’re gay, only if you can do your job

The former assistant coach, now coaching women in college, says performance is what matters in the NFL.

Billy Bean, gay MLB executive and former player, is battling leukemia

Billy Bean is now waiting for a bone-marrow donor match as Major League Baseball rallies around him. You can help.

My 10 years as an out gay football official has shown me love, acceptance and success

I worked my 4th LA City title game in 8 seasons, and I’ve been elected to board positions, all as an out gay man.

More than underdog movies? Trans and non-binary athletes on film in 2023

Sports films featuring LGBTQ characters are emerging, and we’re here for all of it

Kendall Fuller’s cleats supporting anti-gay Fellowship of Christian Athletes are raising money for the organization

Fuller’s FCA cleats are currently the 2nd-highest bid amongst Commanders cleats, all supporting an anti-LGBTQ cause.

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QWI 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #50-21

The 2023 QWI 200 reaches the top 50 on day six of our celebration of LGBTQ pro wrestling.

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Homophobia and the hockey rink confirmed

Hockey Canada confirms men's hockey is still suffering from homophobic language and other maltreatment.

‘Lady Ballers’ has no game

The Daily Wire’s new film throws up an airball, attacking women’s sports, the very institution it claims to defend.

This gay athlete’s poem to Greg Louganis for World AIDS Day beautifully captures the legend and his contributions

His legacy, a beacon shining bright.’ Louganis has been an inspiration for gay athletes and people living with HIV for decades.

Russia’s latest LGBTQ outrage should mean zero Russian athletes at the 2024 Olympics

LGBTQ activism has been effectively outlawed, a clear violation of the Olympic Charter.

Kendall Fuller supports anti-LGBTQ group on team’s Pride Day

Kendall Fuller supports Fellowship of Christian Athletes with his My Cause My Cleats. He and the Washington Commanders have declined to comment.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #80-51

Day 5 of the 2023 QWI 200 delivers 30 more of the best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of the year.

How the word ‘skull’ has been used to attack trans athletes, and Fallon Fox in particular

People who oppose trans women in female sports obfuscate the conversation with the word ‘skull,’ and Fallon Fox’s MMA career in particular.

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Premier League’s LGBTQ advice for Rainbow Laces riles Aussie rugby player

Adam Doueihi has been asked by his NRL club Wests Tigers to explain why he wrote "embarrassing" on the PL’s Instagram post. He later deleted the comment.

Kirk Cousins’ appearance with anti-LGBTQ group spawns hate speech

Outsports’ story about Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins’ appearance with Focus On The Family triggered anti-LGBTQ hate messages.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium hosts art installation about soccer’s homoeroticism

JJ Guest’s The Other Team blurs the lines between the sports world and the gay community with artwork featuring a glory hole and players kissing on the pitch.

Kirk Cousins supports Focus On The Family, one of America’s most anti-LGBTQ organizations

Kirk Cousins and the Vikings declined to comment on the quarterback’s appearance with one of the most anti-LGBTQ organizations in the United States.

Outsports Power 100 honors the most powerful and influential LGBTQ people in sports

Starting from a list of 250 out LGBTQ people in sports, Outsports has chosen those with the most influence. Their diversity, talent and impact are impressive.

QWI 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #110-81

The 2023 QWI 200 cracks the top 100 LGBTQ pro wrestlers of the year.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #140-111

Day three of the 2023 QWI 200 brings 30 more entrants as the top 100 grows closer.

Gay Olympian Anton Down-Jenkins retires from diving

Down-Jenkins was the first athlete to represent his country in diving in over three decades.

QWI 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #170-141

The 2023 QWI 200 continues with 30 more honorees of out LGBTQ wrestlers on day two.

Nick Saban would treat gay player with respect

The Alabama coach would not expect any issues if a player came out

The San Francisco Giants took the lead in promoting AIDS awareness through ‘Until There’s A Cure Day’

In 1994, the Giants set an example for the rest of baseball by devoting a game to HIV/AIDS charities. They’ve continued it every year since.

For World AIDS Day we honor 5 amazing gay athletes with HIV

Sports has not escaped the disease’s ravages, but some offer hope and inspiration.

QWI 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #200-171

The QWI 200 kicks off, highlighting the top 200 out LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023.

Gay soccer star Shanice van de Sanden marks baby’s birth with classic goal celebration

Dutch striker Van de Sanden, who won the Women’s Euros with the Netherlands in 2017, pulled out the ‘baby cradle’ after scoring for club side Liverpool FC.


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