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Fruit Hoops podcast shows how gay sports fans combine the best of ESPN and E! News

Scott Ureta and Ty Millard became close friends in an LGBTQ basketball league and their chemistry makes the Fruit Hoops podcast a delight.

The National Basketball League is surrounding itself with Pride basketballs and a ton of LGBTQ inclusive hope

The NBL and its 10 teams are all aligned to support LGBTQ inclusion this week.

NY Knicks deal Saudi sportswashing a loss by dropping PIF-backed jersey patch before the season

After NYC Mayor Adams steps in to stop the deal, there’s an emerging lesson in this story for LGBTQ sports advocates.

Dwight Howard, unfazed by public gay sex acknowledgement, signs with a new team

The NBA star is in a legal battle with a man he had sex with. He’ll be back on the court faster than he’s in court.

These 6 gay men were out publicly while competing in pro basketball

These gay athletes have broken through the noise to find they can be accepted as gay athletes in basketball.

WNBA champion Chelsea Gray reveals she and her wife are expecting a baby

After winning the WNBA Finals for the second year in a row, Gray and her wife Tipesa have an even bigger reason to celebrate.

Dwight Howard denies sexual assault charges in court, says sex with man was ‘consensual’

The 8-time NBA All-Star responded to a legal complaint, acknowledging sex with another man. So what does it mean?

Out gay athlete Daniel Arcos raises Pride flag at Pan American Games in Chile

The basketball player, who came out publicly in 2020, was cheered by his teammates and the crowd during the Santiago 2023 opening ceremony.

Sorry Toronto, the city doesn’t deserve a WNBA team (yet)

While the league expands westward to San Francisco, the north will be left without a team of their own for now - and maybe that’s a good thing.

Two WNBA superteams take center stage for the Finals

It felt too obvious, too lacking in romance, to accept the predictions of a New York-Las Vegas final. In the end, that’s what we got.

Breanna Stewart wins her second WNBA MVP award in her first season in NYC

Stewart comes out on top following the closest three-way MVP race in league history.

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.

Brittney Griner’s historic performance earns AP’s 2023 WNBA Co-Comeback Player of the Year

Following ten months in Russian captivity, Griner’s inspiring performance on the court was truly award-worthy.

Isaac Humphries sharing his story and songs to help suicide prevention

The Australian basketball star, who previously played in the NBA and came out publicly as gay last year, is working with non-profit R U OK? to encourage check-ins and conversations.

Brittney Griner & Mercury teammates endure abuse from conservative ‘provocateur’ at the airport

While flying commercial out of Dallas, Griner and the Phoenix Mercury were accosted by a right wing hack, underscoring the need for charter flights in the WNBA.

Jason Collins’ journey to put his past ‘straight’ label behind him continues to inspire

Listening to Collins tell his story of coming out in the NBA reinforces the humanity behind his historic moment.

Gay pro basketball player Isaac Humphries is returning to his old team

Humphries is the latest gay athlete who’s thrived since publicly coming out.

Trans hoop hopeful Lexi Rodgers bounced by Basketball Australia

An official panel denies her bid to play in women’s NBL1 South

Mark Chambers departs gay basketball leadership after 30+ years in the sport

Chambers has touched the lives of countless LGBT athletes as a basketball leader, medal-winner and friend.

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union-Wade use NAACP Image Award to support trans daughter

The 13-time NBA All-Star pays tribute to his transgender daughter: ‘I admire how you handle the ignorance in our world.’

Let’s make Brittney Griner’s welcome-home game the special moment she deserves

We as fans have a chance to give Griner a hero’s welcome when the season tips off on May 19.

Former pro Australian basketball player Trevor Torrance publicly comes out as gay

Torrance, who played at the height of the AIDS epidemic, is finally free to tell his story.

Isaac Humphries gets worldwide support after coming out, leads team in rebounds in first game

Isaac Humphries, who played in Kentucky and NBA, came out and then competed in Australia like any other athlete.

Brittney Griner speaks to fans from her detention in Russian prison

On her 32nd birthday, Griner releases a statement to inform the #WeAreBG movement that their efforts are helping her cope.

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.

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.

Sue Bird defined the idea of an LGBTQ sports power couple with Megan Rapinoe

As Bird’s WNBA career wraps up, a lasting part of her legacy will be mainstreaming her relationship with Rapinoe in the public eye.

Russia says no deal has been reached to bring Brittney Griner home

U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Wednesday the Biden administration had made a "substantial proposal" to free Griner.

Magic Johnson talks about coming to love his gay son

When EJ Johnson came out to his dad, it took him some time to process the news.

Allison Guth is the latest out coach with a new opportunity

Allison Guth brings her wife and kids back to Chicago to coach Loyola University.

Gay high school basketball player endures homophobic attacks from archrivals

After coming out and finding acceptance with his team, St. Peter’s Alex Bosacker is cruelly taunted and abused by rival New Ulm in Minnesota.

Celtics forward Grant Williams used Pride Night to show support for his LGBTQ friends

Williams says he tries to use his platform to empower the LGBTQ community whenever possible.