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Kirk Cousins’ appearance with anti-LGBTQ group spawns hate speech

Outsports’ story about Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins’ appearance with Focus On The Family triggered anti-LGBTQ hate messages.

49ers PRIDE fan group shows how teams can take LGBTQ engagement up a level

With the success of their Levi’s Stadium drag brunch, 49ers PRIDE provides a blueprint for establishing a meaningful connection to the LGBTQ community.

Gay college football fan celebrates his ‘open and proud’ visibility on quest to visit all NCAA stadiums

Over two-thirds of the way through his college football tour, Andrew Bauhs has forged numerous bonds through fandom and Pride.

Alabama fans shower Texas players with racist, anti-gay slurs

Viral video shows a disgusting display from some ‘Bama fans after their team lost to the Longhorns.

Jordan Henderson apology ‘isn’t good enough,’ says Liverpool LGBTQ fans group

The England footballer says sorry to those who feel hurt by his transfer to Saudi Arabia — but gay supporters aren’t buying it.

LGBTQ England fans consider turning their backs on former hero Henderson

Three Lions Pride, an LGBTQ supporters group for the England soccer team, says ‘respect is lost’ for a player who was seen as a strong ally before moving to Saudi Arabia.

Leeds United hit with record fine for fans’ homophobic chanting

England’s Football Association has hit the club with a £150,000 sanction after the incident in a Premier League game against Brighton in March.

USMNT goalie says Mexico anti-gay chants were ‘against everything that we stand for’

US Soccer empowers anti-gay soccer fans in the United States and Mexico. More homophobic chants will come.

Mexico fans won’t stop chanting a gay slur. Will US Soccer follow its own policy and ban Mexico?

What are US Soccer and CONCACAF waiting for?

Mexico fans chant gay slur ‘puto’ at USMNT, cause CONCACAF to suspend match

Mexico fans couldn’t help from chanting a gay slur at Team USA. Now the match has been suspended.

Mexico fans used gay slurs. US Soccer didn’t pause the match. Now what?

As predicted, Mexico fans chanted a gay slur at the USMNT, and US Soccer didn’t follow its own protocol.

US Soccer poised to ban Mexico if fans chant anti-gay ‘puto’ during Wednesday’s match

US Soccer hosts Mexico in a USMNT friendly in Arizona today. Mexico fans are on notice.

Gay married Sacramento Kings fans sue team over alleged mistreatment by game security

The longtime season ticket holders say they were wrongfully detained and threatened by security, in part due to homophobia.

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.

Jakub Jankto cheered by fans after coming out, plays key role in match-sealing goal

In his first match, Jankto felt acceptance from fans in the stands and found success on the pitch.

This gay ex-Eagles cheerleader is proud to call himself a super fan

Kyle Tanguay will be watching Sunday’s Super Bowl with his Eagles family, and wouldn’t have it any other way.

Mexico, whose fans refuse to stop chanting gay slurs, will host the FIFA World Cup in 2026

FIFA should put banning Mexico from its own World Cup on the table, if fans won’t stop the chant.

FIFA investigating Mexico anti-gay chant before team was booted from the World Cup

Mexico gave up the eliminating goal just seconds after their fans chanted the gay slur yet again. FIFA is now investigating.

This gay British sports minister stood up to Qatar and FIFA and wore rainbows at the World Cup

Great Britain’s Stuart Andrew showed his Pride with a rainbow necktie and One Love armband while watching England vs. Wales.

This gay Qatari started an LGBTQ soccer fan group to expose abuse in his home country

With the World Cup underway, Dr, Nasser Mohamed wants to use soccer as a way to elevate the silent voices of LGBTQ Qataris.

Here are 8 reasons LGBT people are concerned about the World Cup in Qatar

LGBT people have been told to stay away from the World Cup in Qatar. These are some of the reasons.

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.

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.

Mexico fans chanted their favorite gay slur ... again

Fans shouted "puto" towards the end of Thursday’s World Cup Qualifier against the U.S.

U.S. Soccer finally bans anti-gay chants at matches

The policy will apply to any sanctioned match on U.S. soil.

A gay NBA fan found 78 homophobic tweets by 40 players on 23 teams

Many tweets came years ago. It doesn’t lessen the sting for the gay fan who discovered them, or other gay men in basketball.

As LAFC prepares for its season, the ‘puto’ chant remains a target of the club

LAFC has demonstrated support for the LGBTQ community, yet it and other soccer clubs have been unable to eradicate the anti-gay slur.

This gay NHL fan was attacked and is coming forward to stop homophobia

Cadien Shaw hopes that sharing his experience can spark change.

Anti-gay-chant lawsuit against Soldier Field heads to federal court as huge law firm takes the case

Winston & Strawn gives major boost to the federal fight against anti-gay chants, with important precedent at stake.

Mexico loses appeal, fans banned 2 matches after chanting ‘puto’ in 1st match back

FIFA has upheld its ban of Mexico fans for 2 more matches as the battle over the ‘puto’ chant continues.

Years later, homophobic ‘rent boy’ chant still torments gay soccer fans

The slur remains a stubborn fixture of the U.K.’s soccer culture.

Help a gay sports fan pay his hospital bills as he recovers from a drive-by shooting

Bay Area sport fan Marco Chavez-López is recovering after being shot in the face. His friends have established a Gofundme.


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