McCarthy is now about to embark on his first season of Major League Rugby with Chicago Hounds.
Former CEO Raelene Castle says the firing of Folau in 2019 was ‘a perfect storm.’
The Welsh rugby star, who came out as gay in 2009, is making it his mission to remove the stigma around people with HIV.
The former rugby sevens player, part of the victorious Australia team from Rio 2016, talks to the BBC LGBT Sport Podcast about freedom and fatherhood.
Adam Doueihi has been asked by his NRL club Wests Tigers to explain why he wrote "embarrassing" on the PL’s Instagram post. He later deleted the comment.
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’.
Cyril Leroy, the founder of gay rugby club Les Gaillards, talks to Outsports about being given a ‘humbling’ role for the big France vs New Zealand game.
Marcus Griffiths recently received anti-gay slurs and a death threat on social media. Former ref James Child, who came out publicly in 2021, says there are issues to address.
Just in time for Sydney WorldPride, a survey found that most bosses in Australia’s NRL oppose celebrating LGBTQ people on the pitch.
Johnstone is the first former All Blacks player to come out, and his story has reached around the world.
Elissa Alarie, a Rugby World Cup silver medalist for Canada, has shared the news of her engagement on social media.
Toby Rudolf talked about his same-sex inclinations after other pro rugby players in Australia refused to wear Pride jerseys.
His family has recently hired a private investigator. He was last seen in Barcelona.
After making their relationship public just before the World Cup, Bourdon helps support Sansus after an ACL tear.
Trans researcher Joanna Harper says she would testify in case calling it ‘the right to do.’
Ellia Green won Olympic gold in rugby and is now sharing his story in connection with the Bingham Cup.
Sharni Williams started wearing Pride headgear at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Smith leads the charge to keep trans youth playing. He competes for the leading team in UK wheelchair rugby.
Rugby Football Union and Rugby League put forth new policies regarding transgender women. Protesters showed up at the governing body’s headquarters prior to the vote.
The Manly Sea Eagles’ attempt to support LGBTQ inclusion couldn’t be going worse.
McCarthy said his teammates have rallied around him since coming out to them in January.
Jack Dunne says he publicly came out last year to be a role model for bisexual kids.
Nicole Heavirland has received love and support since coming out. She is already inspiring others in her sport.
New Zealand, with at least four out LGBTQ players, takes gold in women’s rugby sevens.
Six elite French athletes came out at once in a TV documentary. They include three current Olympian and a gold medal winner.
Taylor Vanderlaan wants to bring his push for equality to public office in Kentwood, Mich.
After infamous homophobe Folau signed with the French rugby club last year, one teammate introduced himself online by spamming him with gay porn videos.
When a ban on trans athletes in women’s rugby was proposed last year, Outsports launched a series of stories advocating for inclusion. World Rugby didn’t pay attention, but GLAAD did.
Sports Equality’s new weekly wrap-up video tells the stories of Amber Glenn, Timothy LeDuc, Ashley Cain, Kena Gilmour and Devin Ibanez.