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FIFA reduces Mexico’s ban on anti-gay chanting fans, again gives the middle finger to the LGBTQ community

Fans who yell anti-gay chants will allowed back into Mexico soccer matches sooner than expected.

Former teammates Chloe Logarzo and McKenzie Berryhill are engaged

Shortly after Logarzo returned from the Olympics, the couple made the big announcement.

Kristie Mewis is dating Sam Kerr, now one of sports’ LGBTQ power couples

During the Olympics about 30 people asked us to add Mewis to our list of out athletes. Now we can.

Canada, with 5 out players and an out coach, win soccer gold as Quinn wins historic medal

Quinn is first trans Olympic medalist, helping Canada go from worst to first in just 10 years.

Quinn’s Olympics: They made history and they had game

Quinn is trans non-binary Canadian midfielder made history. They also made plays that helped Canada mine Olympic gold

USWNT earns bronze medal redemption with win over Australia

The U.S. women’s team broke through a week of uncertainty to once again prove why they deserve to be at the podium.

USWNT falls to Canada for the first time in 20 years

The Americans lost their semifinal match but still have a chance to medal when they play for bronze against Australia.

Out athletes shine as USA, Canada, Sweden, and Australia reach Olympic soccer semifinals

Three matches needed extra time and two needed penalty shootouts, setting up an epic USA-Canada semifinal.

Furious Friday ahead for Olympic women’s soccer with at least 33 out players competing

It may be the quarterfinals, but each of these matches has finals-level intensity

Team Canada’s Quinn makes Olympic history

The veteran midfielder became the first out non-binary transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Games.

Goaltender Bella Bixby calls on the NWSL to drop the ‘W’ from its name

As the NWSL approaches its 10th anniversary, questions are being raised about what a more inclusive future of the league could look like.

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.

Inclusion in sports is on a hot streak during Pride 2021, and this week was huge

From the ball fields and pitches, to the upcoming Olympics, courage is again proving to be contagious.

Germany stood up for LGBTQ people this week, and made the UEFA look foolish

Europe’s soccer body prohibited Germany from lighting up its stadium in rainbow colors for a match against Hungary. But rainbows were everywhere, anyway.

Carl Nassib and Ashlyn Harris embody LGBTQ inclusion pillars of representation and activism

In an eventful 24 hours, Nassib breaks an NFL barrier by coming out while Harris stands up for Florida’s transgender community.

Germany’s captain wore a Pride armband. An investigation was started and then dropped.

The UEFA was reportedly investigating Manuel Neuer, because it viewed the armband as a political statement.

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.

241 athletes have played soccer for the USWNT. Joanna Lohman’s new book shares some of their life lessons

‘Raising Tomorrow’s Champions’ elevates the life lessons from some of history’s greatest soccer players.

Is ‘rent boy’ a gay slur? English soccer says no

The ruling contradicts FIFA and virtually every other governing body.

USWNT stars Sam Mewis and Lynn Williams acknowledge previous shortcomings when it comes to LGBTQ support

In an interview, Mewis and Williams reflected on previous conversations about gay pride with their teammates on the North Carolina Courage.

All the gay news you missed from this weekend’s WoSo championships

Portland, Chelsea, and Barcelona all won big over the weekend.

Megan Rapinoe on politics and You Know Who

The out lesbian soccer star tells Caitlyn Jenner: "You were an exceptional athlete. You’re not an exceptional politician."

This transgender soccer referee just made sports history in Israel

Sapir Berman officiated her first game this week since coming out as transgender.

Phoenix Rising host San Diego Loyal and Collin Martin months after gay slur incident

Rising coach Rick Schantz talks about what he’s learned and how he’s approaching LGBTQ inclusion for the 2021 season.

MLS cleared Sebastian Lletget to play season opener after publicly calling a teammate a gay slur

Sebastian Lletget was cleared to play in the Galaxy season opener at Inter Miami, according to a source with the LA Galaxy.

Sebastian Lletget suspended 2 matches by MLS for calling teammate a gay slur

Sebastian Lletget has expressed remorse for using the slur and has committed to helping the LGBTQ community.

These 2 gay NWSL executives are getting married

Jen Fusci and Amanda Zanghi both work for the Kansas City NWSL. They recently announced their engagement!

Sebastian Lletget, USMNT and LA Galaxy player, used a gay slur then posted it on Instagram

Lletget tells Outsports he’s sorry he called teammate Julian Araujo ‘puto’ and then shared video of him doing that with his 689K followers.

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.

Sports are embracing suspensions, not cancellations, as the path to inclusion

The cancel crowd has tried to influence sport’s response to homophobia. Sports have instead chosen redemption.

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Gay slur from a fan and game of Hangman with teammates inspired college athlete to come out

After coming out at her Maryland college, Lindsey Farrell "felt more connected to not only the sports community, but now my community as an LGBTQ+ member."


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