clock menu more-arrow no yes

This gay college runner in Missouri found he doesn’t have to be the best to be accepted

Andre Williams chose to go to the Univ. of Central Missouri in part because they had already accepted another gay athlete.

Gay Drexel diver makes triumphant return from neck injury

LGBTQ College Roundup: Drexel’s Anthony Musciano honored for success during his first meet of the season.

Gay college football player found biggest barrier to happiness was his own insecurity

Christian Zeitvogel feared the worst when he came out as a gay football player, but he was met with love and acceptance.

Gay walk-on college runner learns the power of acceptance

Ryan Signorino was nervous joining the track and cross country team as a novice runner and gay man, but he has never looked back.

Bruins’ David Pastrnak wears a Pride shirt during Celtics Pride Night

Boston Celtics held their first LGBT Pride Night and a Boston Bruin got in the spirit.

All teams in NFL playoffs have gay-supportive players or coaches

Players on NFL playoff teams say they would support having a gay teammate

The Latest

Did Andrew Wiggins call Dennis Schroder ‘gay’? He says no. Video suggests yes.

Wiggins denies calling an opponent ‘gay,’ but the video evidence sure makes his denial hard to believe.

From Vox Media

We're building great things, and we need your talent.

Jury awards trans woman $20k after being rejected by women’s football team

Christina Ginther was discriminated against when she was told she couldn’t play in a women’s football league.

When this Chelsea soccer fan yelled anti-gay chants, he was fined and banned

George Bradley won’t be seeing his favorite soccer team play anytime soon.

LZ Granderson is new sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times

Granderson will bring his opinion and wit to the intersection of sports and various other elements of our culture.

Gay college football player Jake Bain sits down with ‘Ellen’

‘Ellen’ gave a platform to openly gay college football player Jake Bain, who also competed against Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

Coming out stories of LGBT people in sports

Here’s what to do, and not to do, when you do something transphobic

Even people like Martina Navratilova can stumble on trans issues. How you react to that stumble can mean the world to trans people.

World Rugby releases new gay rugby documentary on Mark Bingham

Mark Bingham and gay rugby are the subject of a new documentary film, remembering the hero of Sept. 11, 2001.

When I criticized Chick-fil-A, some Christians and conservatives sent vile messages

The level of hate, vitriol and misinformation from some Christians and conservatives defending Chick-fil-A is eye-opening.

Pro wrestler Anthony Bowens says he’s gay

Anthony Bowens has been dating his boyfriend for a couple years and now identifies as gay.

Gay runner in Bible Belt finds his stride at the University of Arkansas

Matt Young was raised in a conservative Oklahoma town, but has found his niche as a runner and gay man at the University of Arkansas.

Openly gay fighter Amanda Nunes first woman to hold two UFC championship belts

Amanda Nunes is proud to be a gay role model. After knocking out Cris Cyborg, she’s now holds two UFC title belts.

Some College Football Playoff teams have stronger LGBTQ-inclusion efforts than others

Of the final four teams in college football, one head coach has spoken publicly of inclusion. And one team hasn’t done much.

Gus Kenworthy kissing his boyfriend Matt Wilkas on live TV at the Olympics was the gay sports moment of 2018

The most iconic gay sports moment of 2018 was Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy kissing boyfriend Matt Wilkas on live TV.

Chick-fil-A’s participation in sports is still a big ‘F-you’ to LGBTQ people

Chick-fil-A gives millions of dollars each year to a group that espouses discrimination against gay athletes.

Clippers will host New Year’s Day Pride event vs. 76ers and give away a rainbow T-shirt

L.A. Clippers will host their LGBTQ Pride night when they play the 76ers on Jan. 1.

Martina Navratilova deletes tweet about trans athletes, promises to ‘educate myself’

Navratilova made a trans-athlete comment that Right Wing pundits ran with. Now she wants to learn more about the issue.

Athletica Major | The brightest sports stars of 2018

An appreciation of the world’s best athletes, and other sports figures who shined in 2018.

Facebook allows gay-inclusive naked rugby calendar page after ban is lifted

The gay-inclusive Naked Rugby Players calendar raises money for charity and is once again OK for Facebook.

Outsports Person of the Year: Adam Rippon

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon turned his success at the Winter Olympics into a year the likes of which we’ve rarely seen.

Outsports’ Female Hero of the Year: Sam Rapoport

In her role at the NFL, Rapoport is opening doors for women, and in turn LGBTQ people, all while being out.

Outsports Male Hero of the Year: Collin Martin

Soccer player Collin Martin is the only out gay man in American pro team sports.

Outsports Male Athlete of the Year: Eric Radford

Canadian pairs skater Eric Radford won a gold and bronze medal this year and is Outsports Male Athlete of the Year.

Tour planned to bridge gap between CrossFit and trans athletes

The Out Foundation is traveling to a dozen cities in 2019 to educate CrossFit affiliates on transgender inclusion.

Outsports Female Athlete of the Year: Sue Bird

Sue Bird won her third WNBA title in her 17th season with the Seattle Storm, ranking top-two in multiple league stats.

Outsports Assholes of the Year: Soccer fans who chant gay slurs

The gay slur chanted by soccer fans needs to stop and fans should be ejected.

This Swedish soccer player was teased as a teen before finding love

Mara Åkesson found struggles and some loneliness as an LGBTQ athlete in Sweden, and she’s sharing her story to help others.

Olympic figure skater Eric Radford is starting a gorgeous music career

Eric Radford is a three-time Olympic medalist. Now he’s turning his talents to writing music for the piano.

For a gay athlete with disability, high school wrestling was vital to his self-acceptance

Bennett Sherr battled a rare orthopedic disease while coming to grips with being gay, and found empowerment on the mat.

LGPA Tour golfer Mel Reid comes out as gay

Reid said she wants to use her golf platform to work with people who support her, and to inspire others.

Ohio gay college runner makes comeback from absence caused by Crohn’s 

LGBTQ College Roundup: Mount Union’s Jason Hadley makes return to racing.

Boxer says he agrees with Hitler, calls gay people ‘the plague,’ then ‘apologizes’

Mexican boxer Dario Larralde said, "I know that Hitler was a bad person, but... the plague of gays are a pest."

Fanshots

Most Recent