16 April 2013
Magic Johnson’s son EJ on coming out publicly: ‘I can only be myself’
The son of US basketball star Magic Johnson has spoken out to express surprise at the public interest surrounding his sexuality, since he recently went out hand-in-hand with his boyfriend.
27 March 2013
Travel: Sports and active tourism in Benidorm
Whilst Benidorm is synonymous with sun, sand and sea, it might come as a surprise to know that it’s also a growing gay destination for sport leisure breaks.
26 February 2013
John Bercow wrongly outs rugby star Ben Cohen in gay gaffe
The Speaker of the House of Commons was left red-faced after accidently referring to rugby star Ben Cohen as “openly gay” – even though the former player has a wife and is straight.
13 February 2013
Russia: Coach blames demise of Olympic wrestling on gay conspiracy
The coach of Olympic Russian wrestlers has claimed that the International Olympic Committee's decision to demote wrestling is because its leader has links to "sexual minorities".
18 January 2013
US: LGBT dragon boat team founded in North Carolina in response to anti-equal marriage law
A lesbian in North Carolina has started a dragon boat team for sporty LGBT people after being disheartened by a law that only recognises opposite-sex marriages.
25 December 2012
Student leaders warn naked university Christmas calendars challenge ‘dignity at university’
Many will be opening up stocking fillers of naked charity calendars this morning but the National Union of Students has warned that they challenge the notion of equality and dignity at university.
21 December 2012
Video: Amsterdam hosts the Drag Queen Olympics in spectacular style
As part of the Pink Christmas event currently being held in Amsterdam, the Drag Queen Olympics have kicked off in spectacular style.
18 December 2012
Russian football club declines “stupid” fan club request to avoid gay or black players
The director of sports at a Russian football club has declined the request of its largest fan club to discriminate against gay and black players.
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.
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.
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.
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.