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.
7 June 2011
US high school survey findings conclude that LGBT teens are exceptionally prone to ‘risky behaviour’
A report released in the US yesterday found that LGBT teens are more likely to engage in "risky behaviour" including smoking, drinking alcohol and carrying guns, than their heterosexual counterparts.
6 June 2011
Westboro baptist homophobes stage protest at national basketball finals in Dallas
Members of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church yesterday protested outside the National Basketball Association (NBA) finals in Dallas, Texas, over the NBA's new policy on hurtful language toward LGBT people.
4 June 2011
Gay baseball teams can limit straights says US judge as bisexuals make discrimination claim
A US federal judge in Seattle has ruled ruled that the north American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) can continue to limit the number of straight players that can play in each team participating in the Gay Softball World Series it sponsors.
1 June 2011
Brisbane gay safe sex campaign ads reinstated after uproar over their removal
A safe sex campaign for gay couples in Brisbane, Australia, has been reinstated after it became clear the majority of complaints that led to its removal yesterday were orchestrated by the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL).
30 May 2011
Steve Nash: Basketball ready for an openly gay player
Steve Nash, the NBA team Phoenix Suns' star point guard spoke to the New York Times following the team's president and chief executive, Rick Welts coming out as gay.
25 May 2011
Online football forums ‘filled with anti-gay hate’
Internet forums for football fans contain shocking attitudes towards homosexuality, a study suggests.
25 May 2011
Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah says $50,000 fine for anti-gay abuse is ‘fair’
The US basketball player fined $50,000 (£30,968) for calling a fan a "faggot" says the punishment is fair.
24 May 2011
Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah fined $50,000 for anti-gay outburst
US basketball star Joakim Noah has been fined $50,000 (£30,968) for calling a rival fan a "faggot".
23 May 2011
Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah apologises for gay slur
Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah has apologised for calling a fan a “faggot” at last night’s game.
20 May 2011
German football captain warns gay players will face abuse
Germany's football captain has warned that gay players will face verbal abuse if they decide to come out of the closet.
18 May 2011
San Francisco Giants join campaign against anti-gay bullying
The San Francisco Giants have become the first professional sports team in the US to join the It Gets Better campaign against homophobic bullying.
16 May 2011
Rugby star Ben Cohen quits to fight for gay rights
England rugby union star Ben Cohen is retiring to become a gay rights activist.
16 May 2011
US basketball chief Rick Welts announces he’s gay
Rick Welts, the president and chief executive of US basketball team Phoenix Suns, has come out.
9 May 2011
US Olympic official quits over gay marriage comments
Former Olympic gymnast Peter Vidmar has resigned as the chef du mission of the US 2012 team after anger over comments he made about gay marriage.
6 May 2011
Gay footballer Anton Hysen on coming out
The world's only openly gay footballer, Anton Hysen, says others in the closet should not worry about fans' reactions.
5 May 2011
Blackburn Rovers fans charged over racist and anti-gay chants
Two Blackburn Rovers fans have appeared in court charged with shouting racist and homophobic abuse at players.
28 April 2011
Atlanta Braves coach accused of anti-gay slurs
The coach of the Atlanta Braves, Roger McDowell, has been accused of shouting homophobic slurs at fans during a match last Saturday.
14 April 2011
Basketball star Kobe Bryant fined $100,000 for anti-gay slur
US basketball star Kobe Bryant has been handed a $100,000 fine for using a homophobic slur against a referee.
13 April 2011
Football club asks fans to report racist or anti-gay abuse
Football club Tottenham Hotspur has asked all fans at tonight's match against Real Madrid to report anti-gay or racist language if they hear it.