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.
30 May 2012
Gay Sports Day to return this year following London Olympics
The Gay Sports Day will return for 2012, slipping in to the capital's summer's calendar between the London Olympic and Paralympic games on the August Bank Holiday.
18 May 2012
Rugby Super League champions devote game to gay equality
World Club champions Leeds Rhinos are dedicating their Stobart Super League Round 24 fixture against Widnes Vikings on Friday August 10 to celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.
10 May 2012
Footballer baffled by reaction of Twitter ‘fruits’ to gay comments
A footballer in Northern Ireland has received waves of criticism for a series of tweets in which he suggested gays 'anal a girl', adding that he would walk away from gay critics without 'turning his back' on them.
9 May 2012
Man who received anti-gay Twitter abuse from footballer puts on charity match
A man who received homophobic abuse on Twitter from a footballer at his club has organised a charity match to draw attention to homophobia in the game.
8 May 2012
Video: ‘First gay airline’ will fly to EuroGames in Budapest
A 'gay airline' has been launched dedicated to delivering passengers to the EuroGames 2012 in Budapest.
8 May 2012
US gymnastics hopeful comes out as gay ahead of Olympics
US gymnast Josh Dixon has come out during his bid to represent the US at the London Olympics this year in a move which would make him the country's first openly gay gymnast at the competition.
8 May 2012
Wrestler apologises for telling man ‘sickened’ by gays to kill himself
US wrestling champion CM Punk has apologised after telling a Twitter user who was 'sickened' by the idea of homosexuality to kill himself.
3 May 2012
Tennis stars Elena Baltacha and Anne Keothavong sign anti-homophobia Sports Charter
British tennis champions have signed up to the government's Sports Charter on tackling homophobia and transphobia in sport.
25 April 2012
Germany: Gay golfers to return for eighth annual tournament later this year
Europe’s largest gay and lesbian golf tournament, the German-Rainbow-Open, will return for an eighth year this September.
18 April 2012
Matthew Mitcham happy to be seen as an LGBT icon
The Australian Olympic champion, Matthew Mitcham, has said that he's happy to be seen as an icon for the LGBT community, and did not mind the attention that would be drawn to his personal life as a result.
10 April 2012
Video: New York University Athletics department makes It Gets Better film
New York University Athletics Department has released a poignant It Gets Better video to support the work of the Trevor Project.
4 April 2012
Welsh council hopeful apologises after comparing rugby with gay porn
A Labour council candidate in Wales has apologised for a series of tweets that left him accused of sexism and one which jokingly compared rugby with gay porn.
3 April 2012
German football club bans fans for anti-gay sign
A German football club has banned fans who displayed a homophobic banner from the stands during a league match.
1 April 2012
Schwarzenegger to replace Mickey Rourke as gay rugby player Gareth Thomas in film
Following Mickey Rourke's decision to pull out of his role as gay Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas in a new biopic, Arnold Schwarzenegger has emerged as his replacement to star in the film.
30 March 2012
Connecticut man alleges past gay relationship with American baseball star
A man in Hartford, Connecticut is being investigated by the police after allegedly threatening Carl Pavano, an American baseball star who plays for Minnesota Twins, with the revelation that the pair had an gay relationship in high school.
30 March 2012
Nepal to host national LGBT games
This September, Nepal is set to host the country's first - and indeed Asia's first - national games for LGBT persons.
28 March 2012
US footballer suspended and fined for homophobic tweet
Colin Clark, the Houston Dynamo midfielder who was heard using an offensive homophobic slur against a ball boy, has been suspended for three games and given an undisclosed fine by Major League Soccer.
27 March 2012
New play about gay boxer to open at Albany Theatre
A new high-impact, one-man show about a boxer facing his toughest opponent yet - his sexuality - is set to open at the Albany Theatre in Deptford, south-east London, having won five 5-star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe.
26 March 2012
Mickey Rourke pulls out of Gareth Thomas biopic
Mickey Rourke has pulled out of his role as gay Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas in a new biopic after suffering problems during his stunt training for the film.