13 December 2012
Ricky Martin: I wish I could come out as gay again, ‘it’s just beautiful’
Speaking at the UN on Tuesday, singer, Ricky Martin, spoke about coming out, saying he wished he could do it again, just to inspire people who might be struggling with their own sexuality.
21 November 2012
Documentary follows trans teen during Miss England competition
A trans teenager is the focus of a new BBC documentary, which follows her though the heats of a beauty pageant, the prestige of which she wants to use to become a role model for young trans people.
5 November 2012
US: Chris Kluwe quits blog because of anti-equal marriage editorial
NFL player, Chris Kluwe, has quit his blog at an online daily newspaper, due to an editorial published by the site's editors which, he said, expresses an anti-equal marriage stance which goes against the political neutrality it claims to have.
30 October 2012
US: Ice hockey teams stand up against homophobia in sport
A hockey conference based in Oregon, has spoken out against homophobic bullying in sport with a view to ensuring equality and fairness for gay athletes.
24 October 2012
Chris Kluwe: First openly gay NFL player will have ‘biggest marketing opportunity in 50 years’
Equal marriage advocate and NFL Football player, Chris Kluwe has spoken about the possible marketing and endorsement opportunities, surrounding the first openly gay NFL player, whoever that may be.
19 October 2012
Poll claims 3.4% of US adults identify as LGBT
The research was conducted by both Gallup and the Williams Institute and was based on interviews with more than 121,000 people.
11 October 2012
US: NFL player starts controversy by tweeting a gay ‘joke’
An NFL football player in the US has been the subject of heavy criticism, after tweeting a joke which was considered by many as homophobic.
8 October 2012
US: Openly gay NBA basketball player to give lecture about equality
Former NBA basketball player, and the first to ever come out, John Amaechi, will speak at a university in Massachusetts about the need for equality in professional sport.
3 October 2012
Video: Expedia advert shows a man’s acceptance of his gay daughter
US Travel company, Expedia, has launched a new video in which an elderly father travels across the country to attend his lesbian daughter's wedding.
2 October 2012
Travel: Berlin on (more than) a bender
Bold, brash and brilliant.
23 September 2012
Chris Kluwe: There’s a shift occuring in the NFL right now
An NFL footballer has spoken out again, since sending an impassioned letter to a delegate who had asked for a fellow footballer in Baltimore to be silenced over his pro-equal marriage stance.
22 September 2012
Ex-Major League Baseball team owner comes out as gay
The former owner of a Major League Baseball team in Pittsburgh, has come out as gay, saying that homophobic slurs meant that he kept his sexuality a secret in the past.
20 September 2012
US: Philadelphia affordable housing for elderly LGBT people gets the go ahead
Organisers of a new, affordable housing project aimed at elderly LGBT people in Philadelphia, have received approval at a state, federal and local level..
18 September 2012
Update: Baseball player apologises for homophobic slur, is suspended without pay
Canadian baseball player, Yunel Escobar, has apologised for causing offence through having what was perceived as a homophobic slur, written on his face during a game.
18 September 2012
Canada: Baseball player took to the field with a homophobic slur on his face
Suspension or a fine have been suggested as punishment for a Canadian Major League Baseball player who participated in a game, with a homophobic slur written on his face.
17 September 2012
Clarke Carlisle: First UK gay footballer can expect a ‘commercial windfall’
Clarke Carlisle, the chairman of the Professional Footballers' Association, has told Inside Sport that the first English footballer to reveal that he is gay can expect to receive a commercial windfall from doing so.
13 September 2012
Brendon Ayanbadejo: 70 percent of NFL players support equal marriage
NFT football player, Brendon Ayanbadejo, was the focus of a recent controversy, when his club was asked to silence his advocacy of equal marriage rights, and he has now spoken out again saying that a large percentage of NFL players feel the same as he does.
12 September 2012
US: Coach allegedly kicked player off college team for kissing his boyfriend
A college football player in the US has spoken out after he was allegedly kicked off his team for kissing his boyfriend at a match he attended.
8 September 2012
Fellow NFL footballer defends equality-supporting Ravens player from delegate attack
A Maryland delegate caused a storm of controversy this week when he wrote a letter to the owner of a football team urging him to reprimand one of his players who recorded a pro-marriage equality.
8 September 2012
Update: Maryland pro-equality footballer backed by team after delegate requested his silence
The team of an American Football squad who were asked by a Maryland delegate to take action against one of their players who stood up for equal marriage rights, has declined to do so.