18 July 2012
Letter demands anti-gay state ultimatum before Olympics
Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has renewed calls for Olympic chiefs to ban anti-gay nations from the London Games and enforce the Olympic Charter by offering visiting nations the chance to renounce discrimination.
16 July 2012
Australian Olympic athlete in anti-straight room discrimination claim
An Australian gunman competing at the London Olympics has said it is 'stupid' he and his wife are not allowed to share a room while 'tons of gay couples' representing Australia can.
13 July 2012
New Pride House launched for London Olympics
A new Pride House festival has been launched for the London Olympics at the last minute after a lack of sponsorship meant the original event was cancelled.
12 July 2012
Call to ban anti-gay countries from London Olympics
Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell is calling on the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to ban anti-gay countries from the events this summer.
10 July 2012
Liverpool FC to march in city Pride parade
Liverpool Football Club has announced it will be the first Premier League club in the country to be officially represented at a Pride event, although no footballers have been announced as taking part.
10 July 2012
Clare Balding: Being a lesbian may have helped sports presenting career
BBC TV presenter Clare Balding said she believes being a lesbian can give her an advantage as a female sports commentator when she is not considered to be distracted by physically attractive male athletes.
5 July 2012
Wimbledon: Fans hear ‘game points’ as gay slur in BBC coverage of Murray match
A comment in last night's Wimbledon quarter-final between Andy Murray and David Ferrer has prompted complaints to the BBC from fans who believed it was anti-gay.
2 July 2012
Amateur footballer banned from matches after threatening gay referee
An amateur footballer has been banned from watching or playing in regulated games for the next three years after verbally abusing a gay referee.
29 June 2012
Budapest: MEPs open gay EuroGames 2012
Members of the European Parliament have taken part in the official opening of theEuroGames 2012 in Budapest, the Hungarian capital.
28 June 2012
Scotland: Six in ten LGBT people have seen homophobia in sport, report says
A report into levels of homophobia and transphobia in Scottish sport and recommendations to tackle the problems have been formally unveiled today.
27 June 2012
New York Knicks player Amar’e Stoudemire fined $50,000 for gay slur Twitter message
The NBA, America's top professional basketball association, has fined New York Knicks player Amar'e Stoudemire for sending a fan an anti-gay slur on Twitter.
26 June 2012
Audio: Phil Brown accidentally dubs Italian midfielder ‘homophobic’
The former Hull City manager Phil Brown accidentally dubbed an Italian midfielder 'homophobic' this week, seemingly intending to suggest he was homesick.
19 June 2012
Gay former footballer to tweet on Ukraine’s anti-gay bill during England game
Gay former professional footballer Marcus Urban will be tweeting with AllOut.org at this evening's Ukraine-England match to highlight the draft anti-gay law currently being considered by the former country's legislature.
18 June 2012
Italian footballer Claudio Marchisio backs equal marriage
Claudio Marchisio, a midfielder on Italy's national squad has spoken out in favour of equal marriage rights for gay couples, a week after a team-mate said he hoped there were no gays on their team.
13 June 2012
Italian footballer ‘regrets’ hoping there were no gays in Euro 2012 team
An Italian striker has apologised after telling a press conference he hoped there were no gay men in his team at the Euro 2012 football championships.
8 June 2012
Sydney team wins gay rugby world cup at Manchester final
Gay Australian rugby team the Sydney Convicts have taken home the 2012 Bingham Cup, becoming gay rugby champions of the world.
3 June 2012
Video: Jason Alexander apologises for ‘gay cricket’ comment
Jason Alexander, former star of Seinfeld, has apologised after he made comments on Craig Ferguson's The Late Late Show which were deemed homophobic by gay rights activists and LGBT blogs.
3 June 2012
Scottish sport is steeped in homophobia, report says
Homophobic bullying is rife in Scottish sports, from grassroots to elite levels, with the government taking 'little or no specific action' to tackle anti-gay prejudices, according to a scathing report released today.
31 May 2012
Manchester to host gay rugby world cup this weekend
Manchester will play host to the Bingham Cup this weekend, where gay and inclusive rugby teams from around the world will compete for the 2012 title.
30 May 2012
Gay rugby player Gareth Thomas cover star of Attitude’s annual ‘naked issue’
Gay former professional rugby star Gareth Thomas will appear on the cover of this month's Attitude magazine, its annual 'naked issue', which is to focus on sexual health.