Gay Athletes

Former Cincinnati Bengals PR head said there were 3 players assumed to be gay

‘We are all losers until the day a gay Bengals player can put his husband’s photo in his locker,’ Jack Brennan says.Jack Brennan was the head of …

Homosexuality

Arsenal: Media circus all about accountability and respect

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison …

Soccer

Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi laughs off false rumor he’s gay

The guy who runs The Chelsea Daily Twitter feed announced what he thought was a scoop: Michy Batshuayi, a striker for Chelsea of the Premier League, …

English Premier League

Premier League’s new partnership with LGBT group embraces inclusion

Stonewall and Premier League continue to demonstrate soccer’s embrace of LGBT community.The Premier League is continuing its effort to demonstrate an …

LGBTQ

NFL in Mexico City: 'Real fans' hope offensive chants stop

MEXICO CITY – Some of Mexico’s most ardent fans of the National Football League are hoping to make a difference during Sunday’s match-up between the New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders.<p>By urging silence.<p>To be clear, the appeal for quiet will only be at certain times, namely parts of the …

News (U.S.)

CBS effectively masked gay slurs during Patriots-Raiders game

Fans in Mexico chanted a gay slur during the NFL game.<i>Update:</i> CBS used crowd noise to mask the chanting of a gay slur during New England Patriots …

Homosexuality

Cowboys.com was once a gay male dating site, not URL for the Dallas Cowboys

#LGBTSNF: LGBT storylines from Eagles at Cowboys<i>Each week we’ll be taking a look at the NFL teams involved in the Sunday Night Football game and</i> …

Dallas

Storm in a tea cup - Arsenal's Ozil tweet shows up wider social media issues

The Gunners social media team have received a backlash from a number of journalists after an innocuous-looking tweet - but is it fair?<p>One tweet, a wink emoji and a GIF of Mesut Ozil drinking tea was enough to send Twitter into meltdown after Arsenal’s north London derby win over Tottenham on …

Social Media

Margaret Court says gay marriage is the end of Christmas. Martina snaps back in a tweet.

Margaret Court spelled doom and gloom for Australians ahead of the nationwide referendum on same-sex marriage. The tennis legend sounded many of the …

Homosexuality

Batshuayi Denies He's About to Become EPL's 1st Openly Gay Player in Typical Comical Fashion

When you dare to have a pop at the Premier League's Twitter King, you do so at your own risk, as well as your mother's.<p>And that was the case with a …

Sports

CAS rules FIFA wrong to fine Mexico for fans' gay slur chant

FIFA was judged wrong to fine Mexico's soccer federation for fans chanting gay slurs at opposition goalkeepers at World Cup qualifying games.<p>The …

FIFA

Layshia Clarendon married her wife last weekend at their alma mater

WNBA star Clarendon and Jessica Dolan are now wives.WNBA star Layshia Clarendon married her girlfriend, Jessica Dolan, over the weekend at the Hotel …

Women's Basketball

Openly gay Virginia Military Institute swim captain named conference swimmer of week

America East Conference honors John Kim.John Kim, a captain on the Virginia Military Institute swim team, was named his conference’s swimmer of the …

College of William & Mary

GQ Strike! episode four: will openly gay footballers remain a virtual reality?

Jermaine Jenas and Rick Edwards discuss openly gay players being added to Football Manager 2018, the importance of Premier League vs international …

Soccer

Australia voters endorse same-sex marriage with huge support from the sports world

Over 61% of voters said ‘Yes’ to same-sex marriage.Australian voters have spoken, and they’ve done so overwhelmingly: Same-sex marriage should be the …

Homosexuality

There aren't any out gay male athletes in major professional sports

And then there were none.<p>With the retirement of Robbie Rogers from the Los Angeles Galaxy, there are zero openly gay male athletes in the five …

LGBTQ

Phaidra Knight is second American athlete inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame

Knight is a proudly out African-American lesbian.When Phaidra Knight stepped into Rugby School for her induction into the World Rugby Hall of Fame …

Sport (Australia)

Esera Tuaolo eliminated on ‘The Voice’ as Brett Favre tweets support

Tuaolo has big plans for his post-Voice future.Esera Tuaolo was eliminated from The Voice last night after he belted out his rendition of LeAnn …

Homosexuality

Help gay Olympian John Fennell train and get to the Winter Olympics

John Fennell is taking aim at his second Winter Olympic Games, and he needs your help to get there.<p>The openly gay luger has started a fundraising …

Homosexuality

There are openly gay pro soccer players, but they exist only in a video game

There actually is an openly gay male pro soccer player, even though he exists only in the digital realm.<p>The video game Football Manager 2018 has a …

Soccer

Gay athlete went from national champion gymnast to college diving team captain

Simon Carne persevered in learning a new sport.Standing less than 10 feet off the ground, Simon Carne had something to conquer his first day of …

Olympics

Legendary swimmer Diana Nyad opens up about sexual assault as a teen

Diana Nyad, the legendary distance swimmer who was the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, is breaking her silence about …

Homosexuality

Gay CFB superfan has visited over half of FBS stadiums, wants to be Dos Equis’ most interesting fan

Andrew Bauhs loves college football. So much so that’s he’s more than halfway to seeing a game in all 130 FBS stadiums. His husband, Olin, travels …

Homosexuality

Contrast in styles between Patriots’ LGBT embrace and Broncos’ sparse record

#LGBTSNF: The Patriots sponsored the Gay Bowl. Will Broncos follow suit in 2018?There are few, if any, professional sports franchises that have more …

Homosexuality

Olympian Randy Gardner shares his life as a gay athlete in the 1980s

From very early on, Randy Gardner wasn’t totally in the closet.<p>As a young Olympian transitioning into professional figure skating in the early 1980s, …

LGBTQ

Gay Games 10 marks many anniversaries for these French rowers

Sarah and Babeth will celebrate 20 years together, from Gay Games to Gay Games.<i>Paris 2018 - Gay Games 10</i><i> will take place in Paris, France, Aug. 4-12,</i> …

Homosexuality

Trans swimmer Schuyler Bailar featured in this year’s Out100

Harvard swimmer Schuyler Bailar is featured in this year’s Out100. The annual list by Out magazine highlights various LGBT people who have made news …

Homosexuality

Galaxy defender Rogers announces retirement

REUTERS: Former U.S. international and Los Angeles Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers, who became the first openly gay male to compete in a major North …

Los Angeles Galaxy

2nd Phase Of Castro's 'Rainbow Honor Walk' Plaques Installed

Installation work began this week on the first of eight new plaques to be added to the Rainbow Honor Walk, which celebrates deceased LGBT …

San Francisco

Gay skier Gus Kenworthy is one of the prominent faces of U.S. Olympic team

Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy is everywhere in the 100-day lead-up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.<p>There’s Kenworthy on NBC’s …

Homosexuality