15th September 2014
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.
Casey Stoney: Support after coming out was ‘overwhelming’ 1
1:59 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that the support after she came out was "overwhelming".
US: Minnesota Vikings reinstate coach after homophobia ban 1
8:57 AM — NFL team the Minnesota Vikings have reinstated a coach who was suspended for three games for using an anti-gay slur.
14th September 2014
Fox pundit: NFL is sending homophobic players to ‘re-indoctrination camps’ 9
3:18 PM — A Fox pundit has claimed that an NFL player who made a homophobic remark about Michael Sam was sent to a "re-indoctrination camp".
13th September 2014
NFL star who ‘doesn’t believe in’ same-sex marriage indicted on child abuse charge 18
6:06 PM — A Minnesota Vikings player who "doesn't believe in" same-sex marriage has been indicted on charges of child abuse, after allegedly whipping his four-year-old son.
John Barrowman: I felt great about Commonwealth Games kiss 6
2:14 PM — John Barrowman has opened up about his famous kiss during the opening ceremony of this year's Commonwealth Games.
India: Court drops all charges against female athlete accused of being male 3
1:54 PM — A female athlete who was arrested after she was accused of being male has had all charges against her dropped.
12th September 2014
Demand for Rainbow Laces passes 100,000 4
5:14 PM — With just over 48 hours to go until the football fixtures will kick off this weekend, the demand for rainbow laces had passed 100,000 requests.
New Zealand: Straight men marry eachother for rugby tickets 7
1:34 PM — Two straight men have legally married in exchange for rugby tickets, as part of a radio stunt.
Ian Thorpe denies he is dating Ricky Martin 4
12:26 PM — Ian Thorpe has denied rumours that he is dating singer Ricky Martin.
11th September 2014
Transport for London to install Arsenal’s first ever rainbow crossing 1
4:42 PM — Arsenal Underground station is set to get its first ever rainbow crossing, in support of Rainbow Laces 2014.
Arsenal boss: Football trailing behind rest of society in tackling homophobia 7
3:26 PM — Arsene Wenger concedes there is plenty of hard work to do if homophobia is to be reduced in football.
10th September 2014
Rainbow laces sent to ‘hate-filled vermin’ Westboro Baptist Church 6
7:55 PM — The Rainbow Laces Campaign has sent a pair of laces - and a sharply worded letter - to the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church.
Casey Stoney: I can understand the fears of footballers who don’t come out 4
7:44 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that she understands why no male football players have come out.
NYC pastor: Michael Sam could marry a 9-year-old boy 41
4:39 PM — A New York pastor has warned that openly gay NFL star Michael Sam could marry a 9-year-old boy.
Australian Football League to ‘reassess’ Brunei sponsorship over stone-the-gays law 3
1:40 PM — The Australian Football League (AFL) is "reassessing" a sponsorship deal with Royal Brunei Airlines following a global boycott of the country over a law which allows gay people to be stoned to death.
8th September 2014
Joey Barton: I don’t know if a football player will come out soon 9
12:04 PM — Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton says he doesn't know whether a football player would feel safe enough to come out as gay.
7th September 2014
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova proposes to girlfriend at US Open 1
11:47 AM — Tennis champion Martina Navratilova has proposed to her long-term partner during a game at the US Open.
6th September 2014
Billie Jean King: Sexuality is still an issue for athletes 1
11:21 AM — Tennis legend Billie Jean King has warned that sexuality is still an issue for athletes.
5th September 2014
Watch: Arsenal stars back rainbow laces in new ad 11
5:30 PM — FA Cup winners Arsenal have made a video to back Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.