3rd October 2014
US: Comedian Aries Spears targets ‘gay lisp’ joke at Michael Sam 5
1:58 PM — Comedian Aries Spears took a shot at Michael Sam recently, using the out NFL player as the punchline to a joke about gay people having stereotypical lisps.
30th September 2014
Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan: ‘No sympathy’ for Malky Mackay over homopobic texts
3:24 PM — Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has said he has "no sympathy" for football manager Malky Mackay after allegedly sending a string of racist, sexist, and homophobic texts.
29th September 2014
US: Minnesota newspaper comes under fire for anti-transgender ad 6
6:54 PM — Minnesota’s Star Tribune is receiving criticism for running a full-page anti-transgender ad in Sunday's paper.
28th September 2014
Australian Idol singer apologises for ‘homophobic’ gay football joke 9
12:17 PM — Australian singer Rob Mills has apologised, after posting a "homophobic" gay sex joke after a football match.
26th September 2014
Nottingham police warn football fans over homophobic chants 1
1:01 PM — Police have warned fans of Nottingham Forest FC that they will take a zero tolerance approach to homophobic football chants.
25th September 2014
International Olympic Committee adds anti-discrimination clause to host city contract 10
10:08 AM — Following an international controversy surrounding the Sochi Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has added an anti-discrimination clause to its host city contract.
24th September 2014
Norwich City FC launches probe into homophobic abuse at match
12:23 PM — Norwich City Football Club has launched a probe into allegations of homophobic abuse at the team's match against Birmingham City on Saturday.
23rd September 2014
Adviser sacked over FA scandal remarks gains support of equality campaigners 1
6:02 PM — A former adviser to the Football Association (FA), who was sacked over remarks he made during a sexism scandal, has been praised in a letter by almost thirty equality campaigners.
22nd September 2014
Qatar may lose 2022 World Cup over temperature concerns 6
4:48 PM — Following multiple campaigns to have the 2022 World Cup removed from Qatar due to the country's anti-gay laws, the competition may not take place there, over temperature concerns.
Study aims to find prevalence of homophobia in New Zealand sports 1
12:41 PM — A study has been launched into the prevalence of homophobia in sports in New Zealand, and how the country compares to the rest of the world.
21st September 2014
Casey Stoney: I came out so my children can be proud of who they are 1
3:29 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney says she came out earlier this year for the sake of her children.
20th September 2014
Martial arts champ refuses to take on transgender fighter Fallon Fox 5
1:22 PM — Mixed martial arts champion Ronda Rousey has refused to fight against trangender athlete Fallon Fox.
Michael Sam ‘making good progress’ on Dallas Cowboys practice squad 1
12:58 PM — The coach of the Dallas Cowboys says that out player Michael Sam is making good progress on the team's practice squad.
19th September 2014
US: NFL coach suspended over anti-gay slur ‘a better man’ after sensitivity training
5:58 PM — An NFL coach who was suspended for three games for using an anti-gay slur says he is "a better man" after undergoing sensitivity training.
18th September 2014
Australian Football League calls off Brunei sponsorship deal 4
11:25 AM — The Australian Football League (AFL) has called off a controversial sponsorship deal with the state-owned Royal Brunei Airlines, over the introduction of a law to allow gay people to be stoned to death.
17th September 2014
PHOTOS: French rugby stars strip off for 15th Dieux du Stade calendar 10
7:12 PM — As the 15th annual Dieux du Stade calendar celebrates its 15th birthday, the new front cover featuring Morgan Parra has been unveiled.
Hockey Canada introduces trans-friendly locker room policy 23
6:20 PM — Hockey Canada has introduced a new policy which allows transgender players to choose which locker room they would like to use.
16th September 2014
Homophobia investigation into Rugby League star dropped 6
2:22 PM — An investigation into a Rugby League star who was accused for a second time of using homophobic language, has been dropped due to "insufficient evidence".
15th September 2014
Rugby League star accused for a second time of homophobia wants situation dealt with 17
5:20 PM — The Rugby League star who is being investigated for allegedly using a homophobic slur against another player, following a suspension for the same thing, has addressed the incident.
Semi-pro footballer: ‘Every club I’ve been at has known I’m gay’ 1
3:55 PM — A semi-professional footballer who publicly came out as gay in January, has said every club he has been at has known that he is gay.