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Deduct points or abandon games for homophobic chanting in France, says gay ex-player

The biggest game in French soccer was marred by homophobic chants last weekend. Gay former player Olivier Rouyer says it’s time to get tough.

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Gay athlete Bryden Hattie on diving, drag and the Deep South

Tennessee’s Bryden Hattie has impressed in the NCAA and won Diving World Cup gold with Team Canada. If he makes it to the Paris Olympics in 2024, he’ll be proud to represent.

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300 current NFL players posted 2,000 homophobic tweets a decade ago. Most are still online.

A young gay sports fan searched the Twitter feeds of NFL players and found 2,000 tweets with homophobic language still active. One player has already apologized.

Megan Rapinoe takes pride in having pushed LGBTQ rights as she makes USWNT farewell

The soccer icon thanked teammates past and present, her wife Sue Bird, federation staff and the fans as she won her 203rd and final international cap on an emotional evening in Chicago.

Turkey women’s national volleyball team going to Olympics and lifting LGBTQ community

Amid rising anti-LGBTQ hate in Turkey, the country’s women’s volleyball team — which has qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympics — is a source of hope to activists fighting for equality.

Former AFL champion Dani Laidley, outed as trans in 2020, tells her story in new documentary

One of the most remarkable Australian sports stories of recent times is told in ‘Revealed: Danielle Laidley: Two Tribes" which has received positive reviews.

Australian pro basketball player calls being LGBTQ a ‘mental illness’

Corey Webster replied to tweet asking what the Progress Pride flag represents; Webster stood down by Perth Wildcats for NBL pre-season match vs out gay player Isaac Humphries’ Adelaide 36ers.

Steven Davies, an inspiration to gay guys in cricket, is hanging up his bat

He made headlines worldwide in 2011 when he became the first active male cricketer to come out publicly. Now 37, the former England international has announced his retirement.

Robbie Manson hopes his path to Paris Olympics inspires more gay athletes

New Zealand rower talks exclusively to Outsports about his fourth Games qualification, being on OnlyFans, and LGBTQ visibility; NZ’s Emma Twigg also heading to Paris 2024.

Memories of 9/11 hero Mark Bingham shared on new gay rugby podcast

On the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, one of the heroes of that terrible day — rugby player Mark Bingham — is remembered by his best friend on IGR’s ‘The Third Half’.