2 November 2011
FA will look into footballer’s “fully homophobic” tweet
Footballer claims tweet complaining about gays on television was sent by a member of his family.
27 October 2011
John Amaechi: ‘Homophobia remains a massive problem in sport’
Former basketball star John Amaechi says homophobia remains a "massive problem" in sport, especially football.
25 October 2011
Gareth Thomas announces he’s retiring from rugby
Gareth Thomas has announced he is retiring from rugby with immediate effect.
16 September 2011
Travel: Dazzlin’ Dallas — not your average Western Cowtown
12 September 2011
Stonewall report: Older gay people at risk of loneliness
A report by gay rights charity Stonewall says older lesbian, gay and bisexual people are at more risk of loneliness and isolation.
8 September 2011
Grindr founder creates mainstream meet-up service ‘Blendr’
The founder of gay phone app Grindr has created a new service aimed at the mainstream.
5 September 2011
Video: K-Y Jelly makes first lesbian ad
K-Y Jelly has made its first advert featuring a lesbian couple.
30 August 2011
Gay cycling champion Graeme Obree warns gay athletes to stay in the closet
Graeme Obree, the cycling champion who came out earlier this year, has warned other gay sportsmen and women not to follow his example.
30 August 2011
German football captain Philipp Lahm says gay players should not come out
Gay footballers should stay in the closet, German football captain Philipp Lahm has said.
24 August 2011
Apologies after gay students ejected from bar ‘for kissing’
Boycott organised through Facebook prompts reconciliation between bar owner and local patrons.
23 August 2011
A quarter of New York’s new marriages are gay
Figures for nuptials in the state jumped 33% on the same period in previous years after new equal marriage rights are introduced.
22 August 2011
US bride refused a dress for ‘illegal’ gay wedding
A US bridal shop has refused to serve an engaged lesbian, though she planned to marry in New York, where gay unions are legal.
11 August 2011
Steven Gerrard voted hottest footballer by gay fans
Gay football fans have voted Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard the hottest premiership player.
4 July 2011
Ben Cohen says father’s murder spurred him to speak out on bullying
Former England rugby union star Ben Cohen has revealed that his father's death 11 years ago spurred him to create an anti-bullying foundation.
1 July 2011
FIFA criticises Nigeria’s football coach over ‘lesbian ban’
The governing body of football, FIFA, has criticised the coach of the Nigerian women's football team for saying she had forced out lesbian players.
23 June 2011
Comment: Why it’s vital to kick homophobia out of sport, by David Cameron
Writing exclusively for PinkNews.co.uk, prime minister David Cameron says sport is at the heart of the nation and more must be done to stop homophobia and encourage positive role models.
22 June 2011
Nigerian women’s football team ‘eradicates lesbianism’
The Nigerian women's football team says it has successfully banned homosexuality among players.
17 June 2011
Lesbian couple ‘told to stop kissing at baseball game’
A lesbian couple say they were told off by a security guard for sharing a brief kiss at a Minnesota Twins baseball game.
16 June 2011
Video: Super Bowl legend David Tyree says gay marriage will lead to ‘anarchy’
Former New York Giants star David Tyree has claimed that allowing gay marriage will lead to "anarchy".
7 June 2011
Gay rugby team King’s Cross Steelers win 2011 Union cup
Gay rugby club Kings Cross Steelers RFC, have retained the title of European champions for the third time after winning the 2011 Union Cup.