25 January 2010
Gym owner apologises for ‘soy makes kids gay’ email
The owner of a New Zealand gym franchise has apologised after including an article on soy turning children gay in his email newsletter.
22 January 2010
Gay rugby hero Gareth Thomas announced as LGBT History Month patron
Gareth Thomas, the Welsh rugby star who came out last month, has been revealed as the new patron for LGBT History Month.
21 January 2010
Ian McKellen says sports world should be ‘ashamed’ of homophobia
Gay actor Sir Ian McKellen has criticised the sporting world for being "slow to catch up" with progress on gay players.
19 January 2010
Day to raise awareness of homophobia in football to be held next month
The Justin Campaign has announced that an international day against homophobia in football will be held in February.
13 January 2010
Gay rugby star Gareth Thomas reveals he’s looking for love
Gareth Thomas, the Welsh rugby star who came out at the end of last year, has said he hopes to find a boyfriend.
5 January 2010
Italian footballer player could be punished for gay magazine shoot
An Italian football player who posed in his underwear for a gay magazine could face sanctions from his club.
24 December 2009
Gay basketball hero says clubs, not fans, are to blame for homophobia in sport
Former NBA star John Amaechi has said it is coaches, executives and club owners who are to blame for homophobia in football.
23 December 2009
PR advisor Max Clifford repeats warnings over ‘vicious’ homophobic football fans
PR guru Max Clifford has reiterated his advice to gay footballers to stay in the closet, saying the sport is "steeped in homophobia".
23 December 2009
Rugby star Gareth Thomas’ relief at coming out
Gareth Thomas, the former Wales Rugby captain, has spoken of his relief at being able to come out.
19 December 2009
Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas reveals he’s gay
Gareth Thomas, the former Wales Rugby captain has come out as gay in an emotional interview with the Daily Mail.
10 December 2009
TUC announces new coalition to tackle homophobia in football
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has unveiled a new alliance to help stamp out homophobia in football.
4 December 2009
Gay hurling star wins book award
Donal Og Cusack, the Irish hurling star who came out in his autobiography, has won a prestigious award for the book.
3 November 2009
Danish club fires footballer for ‘I hate gays’ comment
Polish goalkeeper Arek Onyszko has been fired by FC Midtjylland, a Danish football club, for making homophobic comments in his autobiography.
2 November 2009
Debate looks at homophobia in football
Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion campaign, concluded its One Game, One Community weeks of action campaign last week with an event at Brighton and Hove Albion FC to debate the issue of homophobia in football
28 October 2009
NFL star Larry Johnson suspended for anti-gay slurs
American football star Larry Johnson has been suspended for allegedly making homophobic comments on Twitter.
23 October 2009
Brighton event to address homophobia in football
Kick It Out, the Football Association's group for tackling homophobia and racism, is holding an event next week to discuss the problem of homophobia in football.
23 October 2009
Comment: Guilty bystanders and alpha male eunuchs
Efforts to kick homophobia out of football will go nowhere if players and fans don’t have the balls to stand up to the bigots, Adrian Tippetts argues.
22 October 2009
Gay Scottish football club celebrates Stonewall award nomination
HotScots FC has been nominated for Sports Award of the Year at the annual Stonewall awards.
20 October 2009
Gay Irish hurling star says family have been hurt by homophobic slurs
Dónal Óg Cusack, the hurling star who recently revealed he was gay, has said his mother will not attend his matches because of the homophobic abuse she hears.
19 October 2009
Irish sports star Dónal Óg Cusack reveals he’s gay
Top Irish hurler Dónal Óg Cusack has come out.