11th August 2014
Video: President Obama makes welcome address at 9th Gay Games 4
5:01 PM — President Obama has made a welcome address by video at the 9th annual gay games in Cleveland Ohio.
Watch: Michael Sam makes debut in NFL preseason match
4:30 PM — NFL player Michael Sam has made his debut in a match for the St Louis Rams.
Boxing legend Lennox Lewis comes out in support of former manager Maloney’s transition 6
1:03 PM — Former boxing star Lennox Lewis has thrown his support behind former manager Kellie Maloney's announcement that she is transitioning, and will undergo gender reassignment surgery.
10th August 2014
Greg Louganis: Gay people can get out of their comfort zones to create change 2
12:48 PM — Olympic diver Greg Louganis has said gay people can get out of their comfort zones to "create change".
Catholic school volleyball coach ‘can breathe’ after coming out as gay 4
11:55 AM — A Catholic school girls' volleyball coach has said he "can breathe", now that he has come out as gay.
9th August 2014
Thousands converge on Cleveland, Ohio for 9th Gay Games 5
8:04 PM — Thousands are heading for Cleveland, Ohio, for the opening ceremony of the 9th Gay Games.
Gay Games adverts attempt to reclaim the phrase ‘that’s so gay’ 5
10:26 AM — The 2014 Gay Games kick off today in Cleveland, Ohio. And the ads for the event are pretty gay.
8th August 2014
Daniel Radcliffe: If you mind Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend, you’re not ok with gays 29
9:59 PM — Football player Michael Sam has an unexpected fan and supporter in actor Daniel Radcliffe.
United Church of Christ becomes first denomination to sponsor Gay Games 6
7:13 PM — The United Church of Christ has been announced as the first denomination to sponsor the Gay Games.
7th August 2014
US: The NBA’s first woman referee marries long time partner
10:56 PM — An out gay NBA referee married her long time partner last week.
Rugby player could face ban over homophobic abuse 7
4:46 PM — A rugby player could be banned from the sport for eight matches, over allegations of homophobic abuse.
Speed skater Blake Skjellerup: There were no role models for me as a young gay sportsman 3
2:58 PM — Olympic speed skater Blake Skjellerup has said that he had no role models he could positively relate to while he was struggling with his sexuality.
6th August 2014
Football team told not to support men who their penis up ‘poopers’ 17
7:03 PM — A Canadian football team has received a deluge of hateful messages after temporarily changing its logo in support of Pride.
4th August 2014
Glasgow Commonwealth Games hailed as ‘new benchmark’ for inclusivity 5
12:59 PM — The Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been praised for commitment to LGBT equality.
1st August 2014
US: ESPN premieres new documentary profiling Brittney Griner
11:08 PM — ESPN has release a documentary called “Lifesize: Brittney Griner” as part of its “Nine for IX” short film series.
Out athletes win gold and silver in same event for first time in Commonwealth Games 13
8:12 PM — Out gay athletes have taken home both the gold and silver medals in a Commonwealth Games event for the first time.
Tom Daley wins silver medal for synchronised diving at Commonwealth Games 5
7:56 PM — Tom Daley has won a silver medal for synchronised diving the Commonwealth Games.
Matthew Mitcham wins silver medal at Commonwealth Games
5:59 PM — Out Australian diving Matthew Mitcham has won a second silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.
US: NFL player disciplined for homophobic tweet has ‘learned’ from sensitivity training 2
3:04 PM — Don Jones, the Miami Dolphins player sent to sensitivity training about a homophobic tweet about Michael Sam's televised gay kiss, has said he is happy that the experience has taught him more about respect and tolerance.
31st July 2014
US: Chicago White Sox LGBT event causes some fans to call for a boycott 9
7:54 PM — A Chicago White Sox event intended to encourage LGBT fans to attend a White Sox baseball game next month has lead some fans to say they would boycott the game and the team.