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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.

Four LGBTQ fans are suing Soldier Field over anti-gay slurs

Four LGBTQ soccer fans say they were subjected to an onslaught of homophobic slurs during the final match of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

NFL says: ‘Football is gay. Football is queer. Football is accepting.’

The NFL has released a new video stating unequivocal support for LGBTQ fans, players and coaches.

Anti-gay slur means no home fans for Mexico World Cup qualifiers

Homophobic chants by fans of El Tri will lead to World Cup qualifying home dates behind closed doors.

Mexico soccer faced the USA. Fans chanted anti-gay slurs. Again

Mexico fans chanted a gay slur at players representing the USA on American soil, and the match was paused.

What’s your favorite gay or LGBTQ-friendly sports bar?

For Pride Month we’ll be celebrating the places that bring fans together for a game and a good time.

Will FIFA finally issue serious sanctions against Mexico over reoccurring anti-gay chant?

Once again, FIFA has opened an investigation after homophobic chants were heard during one of the Mexican team’s matches this month.

30% of gay men and 40% of lesbians are passionate sports fans, survey says

Survey finds gay and straight men diverge in fan passion, while lesbians and straight women are in line with each other.

No, gay men don’t have to be ‘butch’ or ‘masc’ to watch the NFL or Super Bowl

Ahead of Super Bowl LV, people from all walks of life can fall in love with football and the NFL.

Gay Buffalo fan goes viral wearing his Bills Pride shirt

Adam Dryfhout rocked his Buffalo Bills Pride shirt for the team’s first playoff win in 25 years.

Tom Daley how de we love thee? Let us count the ways

Tom Daley has inspired many with his vulnerability. Ken Schultz, with his parallel journey, has been a superfan all the way.

It wasn’t long ago that some baseball fans wore homophobia on their chests

The Cubs/White Sox fan rivalry turned ugly when it played out as bigoted t-shirts.

LGBTQ baseball fans on Facebook share their love of the game, from homers to hotties

Two friends and fans help organize dedicated Facebook Groups for a majority of 30 Major League Baseball teams.

This LAFC fan used a gay slur. Now he’s building bridges while paying a price

LAFC’s Pride Republic and The 3252 are helping ‘Chiquilin’ and others understand the power of homophobic slurs.

The QuaranTeam holds its final Zoom video chat of the summer

Outsports hosted one last Zoom video conference Friday night for anyone and everyone who wanted to join us in conversation, shared stories, and to feel connected.

Outsports conversation: How to work with your favorite team to embrace LGBTQ fans

5 out employees at pro-sports teams joined us to talk about how to push for more LGBTQ inclusion from your favorite team.

The in-game gay marriage proposal that still makes me cry

Jake Conrad’s proposal to Michael Holtzman at a 2016 Bulls game still gets our Ken Schultz. Every. Single. Time.

Celebrating Lesbian Visibility Day

A week-long observance of, by and for women who love women culminated in Sunday’s Lesbian Visibility Day

Voids of summer: a summer return to sports looking less feasible

The postponement of Billy Dixon’s ‘Paris is Bumping,’ along with major sports leagues’ inability to forecast their return, puts plans of a summer coming out party on increasingly shaky ground.

Outsports readers show us their tattoos

We asked. They tweeted. How about you show us your tattoos?

Uncanny Attractions cancels Drags & Dropkicks Vol. 4 over Coronavirus concerns

The show was slated to be the LGBTQ-focused wrestling promotion’s first Wrestlemania week show outside of New York City.

Let’s talk about COVID-19: How you doin’?

We’re providing a safe place for you to ask questions, find resources and share your stories about LGBTQ life during this health crisis.


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