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Poll: Which U.S. men’s pro-sports leagues are the most and least LGBT-inclusive?

Which of the Big Five men’s pro leagues do you think is the most LGBT-inclusive? And least? Share your vote in our polls.

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Lakers hosting Pride Night against Anthony Edwards and Timberwolves

Edwards will play one of his first games after using a gay slur against a Lakers team hosting its 4th LGBT Pride Night.

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When this trans hockey player returned to the ice, she was embraced by her former college teammates

Charlotte Jobe was nervous the first time she played after coming out, but it turned out her fears were baseless.

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Quinton Peron on Amazing Race continues an amazing year

Peron was a Los Angeles Rams cheerleader in the Super Bowl. Now he’s racing around the world with Mattie Lynch.

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Here’s how World Cup OneLove campaign can step up its protest game

While the pro-inclusion message of Europe’s OneLove captains is agreeable, it would be much stronger if they’d actually mention the LGBTQ community.

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This gay 49ers fan is living the dream as a DJ for his favorite team

Cisco Mejia is a leader with the 49ers’ Pride Club, the only team-sponsored LGBTQ fan club in the NFL.

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Out wrestler Erica Leigh makes history with ECWA championship win

Erica Leigh became the first woman and out LGBTQ wrestler to win the ECWA Heavyweight title in the company’s 55-year history.

UMass Football is hosting its Pride Day against Liberty

The Minutemen will celebrate their LGBTQ fans when they host Liberty Oct. 8.

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For gay Ohio State swimmer, pool became his safe space

After Nathan Holty started coming out to teammates in high school and college, he saw his confidence soar and his performances improve.

Kim Mulkey brings problematic history with LGBTQ athletes to LSU

The Hall of Famer won three National Titles at Baylor. But Mulkey also insisted Brittney Griner remain in the closet during her time at the university.

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New York Giants host gay football league clinic with NFL players and coaches

The Giants have worked with the NY Gay Football League for over five years, building a partnership with the LGBT community.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Anthony Edwards’ cliché-filled apology for his anti-gay language isn’t enough

The NBA legend is calling on Edwards to back up his words with actions to help the LGBTQ community.

Netflix doc chronicles Leo Baker’s wild ride with heart and honesty

"Stay on Board" provides an open look at Baker’s special journey in sports and life.

The magical experience of Out at Wrigley

My first experience sitting with the group during Out at Wrigley brought me the kind of joy I haven’t experienced during the 2022 Cubs baseball season.

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Anthony Edwards fined $40k by NBA, no mention of gay community or homophobia

Edwards recorded himself spewing homophobia then posted it on his own social media.

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Poll: Which Sport Has the Most Gay Male Athletes?

This gay former basketball player runs the only TV network dedicated to LGBTQ people

Sheri Johnson’s Strong Voices Television has a home for everyone under the rainbow.

Scottish pro soccer player Zander Murray comes out as gay

Zander Murray says the great time he had going to a Pride event this year convinced him to come out as openly gay.

Nonbinary runner lays out next steps for major marathons after creating nonbinary divisions

The Boston and London Marathons recently opened up divisions for nonbinary runners. Now the real work starts.

Becky Hammon leads Las Vegas Aces to WNBA title, makes history

Becky Hammon continues to blaze a trail for women and LGBT people in sports.

Carl Nassib recovers fumble for Tampa Bay win as Bucs defense continues dominance

Nassib is part of the top scoring defense in the league after two road games to start the season.

President Biden meets with Brittney Griner’s wife and Paul Whelan’s family

The White House reiterates to Cherelle Griner that bringing the WNBA star home from Russia is a "front of mind" priority.

30 out wrestlers make 2022 Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s 500 list

Historic world champion AC Mack achieved the highest ranking ever for an out LGBTQ wrestler at No. 25.

This gay tennis player helped create a workbook that addresses mental health for junior athletes

Nick Lee will distribute the book, which always addresses sport psychology, at the Matt Stevenson Junior Tennis Tournament — the only junior tennis tournament in the country that highlights youth mental health.

A miracle Connecticut Sun comeback would help gay WNBA coach Curt Miller make history

Down two games to none, Miller still has an opportunity to become the first out gay male coach to win a pro sports championship.

Carl Nassib is what he wanted to be: just another NFL player

The lack of fanfare around Nassib’s 2022 debut proved a point: Gay NFL players are NFL players first, when it comes to football.

Soccer fans rally support for trans man who was murdered

Supporters of Bremen turned out to protest transphobic violence at a Pride event.

WNBA Finals features at least 8 out players and 2 out head coaches

The Connecticut Sun and Las Vegas Aces are giving LGBTQ sports fans plenty to root for.

Why photo of baseball player being kissed struck chord with closeted gay fan

The shot of Lars Nootbaar being kissed ‘represents progress and growth. And, I think it’s just plain cute.’

Will the NBA discipline Anthony Edwards? The LGBT community is watching

All the Pride flags in the world won’t give the NBA cover if they fail to properly address this clear use of a gay slur by its star.

Peyton and Eli Manning can’t stop admiring referee Clete Blakeman’s buff body

‘Look at Clete here. In the boy’s medium shirt. He just pointed to it. "Look at how tight my shirt is."’

Anthony Edwards uses anti-gay language, Timberwolves issue substance-less statement

Anthony Edwards chose to share his unfortunate use of ‘queer’ with hundreds of thousands of followers then apologized.

What makes quarterbacks so attractive?

Sure, quarterbacks may be hot, but there are other factors at play.

Carl Nassib active on Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster for Sunday Night Football

Nassib is set to play against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1 as an outside linebacker.

Why I’m jumping into the world of pro wrestling promotion and announcing CasGAYdia

LGBT In The Ring partners with LGBTQ-led promotions Without a Cause and PrideStyle Pro for CasGAYdia, the Pacific Northwest’s first queer-focused event, on Sept. 11, live on IWTV.

Trans women playing billiards are now under attack, showing the absurdity of trans opponents

Transphobia in sports is getting out of control as recent events illustrate.

Fans rioted and tore down a Pride Flag after Champions League match

Five Marseille fans were arrested for the violence at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the U.K.


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