14 October 2009
French Muslim football side kicked out of league in row over gay team
A Muslim football team who initially refused to play against a gay team and then appeared to back down have been kicked out of their league.
12 October 2009
French Muslim football team will play against gay side
A French Muslim team who apparently refused to play against a gay side have said the row was a "misunderstanding".
6 October 2009
French gay football club snubbed by Muslim team
A gay football club in France is protesting after a Muslim side refused to play against it.
30 September 2009
Cleveland, Ohio, chosen to host Gay Games 2014
The Ohio city of Cleveland has been picked to host the 2014 Gay Games, beating Boston and Washington DC.
24 September 2009
Bullfighter to advertise gay drink on cape
A Spanish matador has agreed to advertise a drink aimed at gay men in the ring.
24 September 2009
Should gay sports stars come out of the closet?
Sport has been close to the top of the gay news agenda for several months, with the publication of Stonewall's report of homphobia in football and a PinkNews.co.uk series of stories on the issue, including an exclusive interview with PR guru Max Clifford.
17 September 2009
Football Association chief promises to prioritise tackling homophobia
Football Association chairman Lord Triesman has promised to make tackling homophobia in the game a priority.
16 September 2009
Fans cleared of homophobic chants at footballer Sol Campbell
A 14-year-old boy and a 42-year-old man who were found guilty of shouting "disgusting" homophobic abuse at footballer Sol Campbell have had their convictions overturned.
11 September 2009
West Ham striker Morley says gay rumours almost killed his game
Former West Ham striker Trevor Morley has discussed rumours of his homosexuality.
9 September 2009
Caster Semenya unveils glamorous look as she learns she’ll keep gold medal
South African athlete Caster Semenya has learned that she will be entitled to retain her 800-metre gold medal regardless of the results of tests to ascertain whether she is really a man or a woman.
27 August 2009
VIDEO: WWF boss criticised for using “gay” as an insult
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has criticised the Chairman of the Board of World Wrestling Entertainment for using the word 'gay' as an insult during a broadcast.
26 August 2009
Italy’s football coach rejects hypothetical gay couple
The coach of the Italian national football team has said that in "the current climate" it would be impossible for two of his players to be in a gay relationship.
26 August 2009
VIDEO: Athlete at centre of gender row given hero’s welcome in South Africa
More than 3,000 people were at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg yesterday to welcome home athlete Caster Semenya.
21 August 2009
Comment: Speculation over athlete’s sex has brought trans issues into the open
Gender and trans issues are often treated with shock and faint disgust by the media but the case of Caster Semenya has led to a number of sensitive and well-informed articles.
19 August 2009
Gender tests on South African gold medallist sprinter Caster Semenya
South African sprinter Caster Semenya might have won the 800m in 1min 55.45sec but all eyes are now on whether she is indeed a woman.
18 August 2009
Survey finds half of US football players have a gay teammate
A survey of US football players has found that half of them know at least one gay teammate.
12 August 2009
Football clubs and FA not doing enough to tackle homophobia
Homophobia is endemic in football and clubs are not doing enough to tackle the issue, a report has found.
10 August 2009
Interview: What is being done to stamp homophobia out of football?
Following an exclusive interview with publicist Max Clifford last week, Adrian Tippetts asks Piara Powar at Kick It Out what is happening to make LGBT people – whether as players, supporters, club members or staff – more welcome in football.
5 August 2009
EXCLUSIVE – PR guru Max Clifford: ‘If a gay footballer comes out, his career is over’
Celebrity publicist Max Clifford has said that gay footballers who come out of the closet could find their careers in tatters due to homophobic attitudes.
4 August 2009
London Pride Run to be held in two weeks
Former mayoral candidate Brian Paddick is to fire the starter gun at this year's London Pride Run.