21st December 2014
Watch: Gay NFL star Michael Sam reveals nerves before historic draft
3:08 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has opened up to Oprah Winfrey about his decision to come out as gay.
19th December 2014
WATCH: Robbie Rogers talks about ‘super awkward’ sex with a guy for the first time 9
1:32 PM — Out US football star Robbie Rogers has spoken in an interview about being proud to have come out as gay, and the first time he slept with a guy.
18th December 2014
Former UKIP candidate: Liverpool FC is ‘cursed by God’ for supporting Pride 5
3:14 PM — Paul Rimmer, a former UKIP candidate, has said that Liverpool FC is cursed by God because the club attended this year's Liverpool Pride.
17th December 2014
Martina Navratiolva marries long-term partner Julia Lemigova 2
2:22 PM — Tennis champion Martina Navratilova has married her partner Julia Lemigova in New York.
This high-school football star came out as gay at his prom 6
11:28 AM — This high-school senior and footballer has shared his coming out story, and how he danced to Taylor Swift at his prom.
WATCH: Ian McKellen narrates trailer for film to tackle homophobia in sport
9:10 AM — Sir Ian McKellen has lent his voice to the trailer for the trailer of this short film, which aims to tackle the issue of homophobia in sport.
16th December 2014
US swimming star comes out as gay: ‘I have accepted who I am’ 7
12:09 PM — A US swimming champion has come out as gay, describing himself as the "king of the double life", but saying "I have come to accept who I am".
15th December 2014
Mail criticises Nicky Morgan for meeting naked rowers at PinkNews Awards 14
4:03 PM — Nicky Morgan has been criticised by the Daily Mail for attending the PinkNews Awards 2014 and presenting an award to the Warwick Rowers.
Meet the gay football team stripping off for good causes 24
3:31 PM — Meet the Yorkshire Terriers, a gay football team to become the latest to strip off in a bid to raise funds for charity.
14th December 2014
Oprah Winfrey to interview gay NFL star Michael Sam this month 2
4:54 PM — Oprah Winfrey is set to interview gay American football star Michael Sam later this month.
Gay skier: Olympic committee ‘didn’t stand up for human rights’ at Sochi Olympics 10
1:46 PM — Openly gay skier Anja Paerson has claimed the International Olympic Committee failed to stand up for human rights when it allowed the Winter Olympic Games to be held in Russia.
8th December 2014
Olympic Charter adds protection for LGB athletes after Sochi Olympics 14
3:58 PM — The Olympic Charter has been amended to explicitly safeguard lesbian, gay and bisexual athletes, after concerns about homophobia at this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Footballer abandons appeal against ‘homophobic gesture’ conviction 2
12:58 PM — A former Blackburn Rovers player has abandoned his appeal against a conviction for making a homophobic gesture while playing against Brighton.
6th December 2014
Canada: Olympic figure skater comes out as gay 6
4:05 PM — An Olympic silver medallist figure skater has come out as gay.
5th December 2014
US: Minnesota approves transgender sport policy despite hate group’s ad campaign 3
5:15 PM — Minnesota's high school sports body has passed a transgender-friendly policy, despite a campaign against it.
Baseball player calls reporter a ‘prick’ for asking why he opposes equal marriage 29
3:47 PM — Baseball player Torii Hunter - who has recorded political adverts opposing same-sex marriage - labelled a reporter a "prick" for asking about them.
Michael Sam kisses his boyfriend as he collects GQ Man of the Year Award 1
10:33 AM — The first openly gay player in the NFL was last night honoured with the GQ Man of the Year Award, and celebrated by kissing his boyfriend.
3rd December 2014
Watch: Tom Daley trains as synchronised swimmer after sport opens to men 8
1:02 PM — Tom Daley is training in synchronised swimming - after the sport opened up to men for the first time.
2nd December 2014
US: Major League Baseball umpire comes out as gay 2
5:53 PM — A Major League Baseball umpire has come out as gay and continued umpiring becoming the first active, out gay umpire in the sport.
Football pundit Stan Collymore slammed for ‘homophobic’ tweet 31
9:55 AM — Former footballer turned pundit Stan Collymore has been criticised by anti-homophobia groups for a tweet in which he used the word "fairies" to describe players who dive.