West Virginia consequences for Bob Huggins get 1 thing right and 4 things wrong
Do the punishment, outreach and education fit Huggins’ repeated use of slurs and LGBTQ insults? Absolutely not.
Bob Huggins’ public comments were the most homophobic we’ve heard in sports since Tim Hardaway in 2007
Huggins knew the power of gay slurs and the potential career-ending repercussions. Inexplicably, he did it anyway.
Ray Libman competed as a trans athlete over 20 years ago. And you didn’t even know it.
You likely have never heard of Ray Libman, who quietly broke ground in sports in the early 2000s.
The number of out coaches in women’s college basketball has exploded. Why?
How marriage, social media and a few trailbazers opened the door to a slew of coaches being out.
Three of the women’s Elite 8 teams — Iowa, Maryland and Miami — have publicly out coaches
Not so long ago, it was hard to find any out LGBT coaches in NCAA college basketball.
Here are 20 LGBT college basketball players and 57 coaches who have been out while competing
March Madness is upon us, and we celebrate various LGBT players and coaches who have inspired others.
Katie Meier is out LGBT married coach of Miami Hurricanes women’s basketball
Meier will face off against Kim Mulkey, who reportedly told gay athletes to stay in the closet.
Alfred Reft is UCLA’s new head volleyball coach, and his gay life is coming full circle
Reft started his coming out journey playing volleyball in West Hollywood gyms. Now, he’s coming back home to coach.
Out gay volleyball coach Anders Nelson is leading Vanderbilt’s new varsity program
Nelson, who just celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary, is thriving on all fronts.
This gay college volleyball coach has turned NYU into a powerhouse
Andrew Brown is a star in the world of collegiate volleyball, and built his own community along the way.
Callan Chythlook-Sifsof is Outsports 2022 Female Hero of the Year
During the Winter Olympics, Chythlook-Sifsof alleged sexual misconduct by coach Peter Foley, who was investigated and lost his coaching job.
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Matt Lynch is first out gay head coach in men’s college basketball
Lynch finalizes a deal at University of South Carolina Salkehatchie, a Division I junior college. He is excited to put his stamp on the program.
Nick Saban would treat gay player with respect
The Alabama coach would not expect any issues if a player came out
Trans basketball coach Layne Ingram discusses trans inclusion in sports on Dr. Phil
Dr Phil talks about trans inclusion in women’s sports on his episode this Friday.
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.
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.
This gay coach wants to make tennis as welcoming as possible for LGBTQ kids
Ian Pearson-Brown credits tennis with saving his life. That’s why he’s started a group to promote LGBTQ inclusion in the sport.
Mark Jackson continues to face allegations of graphic homophobia
Jackson has reportedly been turned down by the Kings and Lakers for their coaching positions.
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.
Michael Sam lands coaching job with the Barcelona Dragons
Michael Sam is an assistant defensive line coach with the European League of Football team.
Shaheen Holloway coaching Seton Hall years after recruiting gay player Derrick Gordon
The now-former Saint Peter’s coach was reportedly instrumental in bringing the out gay player to Seton Hall.
This gay former Canadian national team volleyball player just won a championship in Switzerland
Chris Voth has found his coaching home.
This gay golf coach helped one of her own captains come out
Katherine Mowat lives an open life at Ball State, serving as the LGBTQ role model for her players that she lacked.
Sacred Heart track coach comes out after competing in the closet for BYU
Wyatt Warnick came out publicly just days after being hired at Sacred Heart, a Catholic school.
Catholic high school rehired a gay coach following outcry from students and parents
Benet Academy originally rescinded Amanda Kammes’ job offer when administrators learned she was gay.
Katie Sowers wins her first game back on NFL sideline, returns to coaching college
The trailblazing coach was working this summer as a coaching intern for the Chiefs.
Katie Sowers reflects on her chosen family as she returns home, wins a national title and coaches the Chiefs
Katie Sowers is her dad’s daughter, always coaching people to be their better selves and adding to her chosen family.
Texas football coach liked 57 anti-Pride tweets, likening gays to murderers, against god’s will
One tweet called Pride ‘Mental Disorder Month.’ School administrators have ignored requests to talk.
Kansas City Chiefs hire Katie Sowers for offseason coaching role
Katie Sowers, who is openly gay, will get a chance to coach this summer for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Doshia Woods is DU’s head coach, and being gay is just one of her intersections
Out lesbian Doshia Woods completed her first season as a head coach in NCAAW Division I.
Katie Sowers opens up about future plans: ‘I’m not saying my NFL days are over’
The groundbreaking coach says she’s still determined to be a head coach one day.