29th November 2014
Gay rugby referee Nigel Owens welcomes ban for fans who yelled homophobic abuse 7
12:13 PM — Rugby referee Nigel Owens has welcomed a ban for two fans who reportedly yelled homophobic abuse at him.
28th November 2014
Two fans banned from all Twickenham rugby matches over homophobic abuse 4
6:02 PM — Following an investigation into homophobia, two fans have been banned from all rugby matches at Twickenham.
25th November 2014
FA launches new guidelines for trans players
11:49 AM — The FA has launched a new policy on transgender people playing football.
Robbie Rogers: I thought there would be more of a chain reaction when I came out as gay 15
11:47 AM — Former Leeds footballer Robbie Rogers was surprised his coming out did not lead to other sportspeople doing the same.
24th November 2014
NFL star Michael Sam: I regret coming out publicly 10
1:21 PM — Out NFL star Michael Sam has spoken of his regrets about the way he came out.
Gay rugby world cup to be held in Tennessee 9
12:27 PM — The next Bingham Cup - known as the gay rugby world cup - will be held in Tennessee.
21st November 2014
Strictly Come Dancing to feature same-sex dance couple 10
6:58 PM — The first same-sex dance couple will feature on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend.
Wigan Athletic loses sponsors over appointment of manager in ‘homophobic texts’ row 11
11:54 AM — Wigan Athletic football club has been dropped by two sponsors, after it appointed a new manager who is under investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
20th November 2014
Woman who says she is girlfriend of Michael Phelps reveals she was born intersex 5
2:18 PM — A woman who claims to be the girlfriend of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has revealed that she was born intersex.
19th November 2014
NBA’s first out gay player Jason Collins retires
4:27 PM — Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, has announced his retirement from professional basketball.
Stonewall CEO: ‘I know of gay footballers in the Premier League’ 12
3:52 PM — There are Premier League footballers who are gay but are too afraid to come out publicly, Ruth Hunt, the chief executive of gay rights charity Stonewall says.
Football boss under investigation for homophobic texts gets job interview at Wigan Athletic 4
12:40 PM — Wigan Athletic is interviewing former Cardiff boss Malky Mackay for its manager position - despite an ongoing FA investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
WATCH: University of Nottingham hockey team strip off against homophobia 18
11:03 AM — Adding to the trend of sports teams stripping off for good causes, the University of Nottingham has now made its own video against homophobia.
18th November 2014
Qatar to host 2019 World Athletics Championships despite anti-gay laws 10
3:00 PM — Qatar has been awarded the 2019 World Athletics Championships despite controversies around its anti-gay laws and human rights abuses linked to the 2022 World Cup.
17th November 2014
Gay NFL star Michael Sam lands GQ ‘Man of the Year’ 5
6:22 PM — Gay American football star Michael Sam has been picked as one of six 'Men of the Year' cover stars by GQ magazine.
15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
Basketball star Derrick Gordon plays first game since coming out
1:59 PM — College basketball player Derrick Gordon has played in his first official game since coming out as gay.
14th November 2014
Gay footballer Robbie Rogers gets ‘multi-year’ contract with LA Galaxy 3
2:53 PM — Gay football player Robbie Rogers has signed a new contract extension with LA Galaxy, which will see him stay with the team for several years.
Qatar: We will find ‘creative’ solutions to gays at the World Cup 14
12:09 PM — The Qatari sports minister has claimed that his country will find "creative" solutions to gay people attending the world cup despite its ban on homosexuality.
13th November 2014
Anti-gay Qatar cleared by FIFA to host 2022 World Cup 9
12:25 PM — Qatar – a country notorious for its anti-gay laws – has been cleared to host the 2022 World Cup by football’s governing body.