24th September 2014
Norwich City FC launches probe into homophobic abuse at match
12:23 PM — Norwich City Football Club has launched a probe into allegations of homophobic abuse at the team's match against Birmingham City on Saturday.
23rd September 2014
Adviser sacked over FA scandal remarks gains support of equality campaigners 1
6:02 PM — A former adviser to the Football Association (FA), who was sacked over remarks he made during a sexism scandal, has been praised in a letter by almost thirty equality campaigners.
21st September 2014
Casey Stoney: I came out so my children can be proud of who they are 1
3:29 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney says she came out earlier this year for the sake of her children.
20th September 2014
Michael Sam ‘making good progress’ on Dallas Cowboys practice squad 1
12:58 PM — The coach of the Dallas Cowboys says that out player Michael Sam is making good progress on the team's practice squad.
19th September 2014
US: NFL coach suspended over anti-gay slur ‘a better man’ after sensitivity training
5:58 PM — An NFL coach who was suspended for three games for using an anti-gay slur says he is "a better man" after undergoing sensitivity training.
15th September 2014
Casey Stoney: Support after coming out was ‘overwhelming’ 1
1:59 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that the support after she came out was "overwhelming".
14th September 2014
Fox pundit: NFL is sending homophobic players to ‘re-indoctrination camps’ 9
3:18 PM — A Fox pundit has claimed that an NFL player who made a homophobic remark about Michael Sam was sent to a "re-indoctrination camp".
10th September 2014
Casey Stoney: I can understand the fears of footballers who don’t come out 4
7:44 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that she understands why no male football players have come out.
8th September 2014
Joey Barton: I don’t know if a football player will come out soon 9
12:04 PM — Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton says he doesn't know whether a football player would feel safe enough to come out as gay.
Thomas Hitzlsperger: Coming out as a gay footballer is ‘impossible’ 6
10:30 AM — Ex-premiership footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger says it would have been "impossible" to come out as gay during his career.
5th September 2014
Watch: Arsenal stars back rainbow laces in new ad 11
5:30 PM — FA Cup winners Arsenal have made a video to back Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
Stonewall sends rainbow laces to every Premier League footballer to tackle homophobia 12
11:05 AM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has sent rainbow laces to every premiership footballer and professional club in Britain in support of gay players and fans.
4th September 2014
Sky Sports reporter finds support in footballers after coming out as gay 29
11:11 AM — A Sky Sports reporter has said he has received messages of support from many footballers and managers after coming out as gay in a magazine interview.
2nd September 2014
US: Michael Sam reportedly in talks to join the Dallas Cowboys 7
11:12 PM — Openly gay football player Michael Sam could be joining the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.
NFL player: ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam being a free agent 3
5:16 PM — An NFL player posted to Twitter that ESPN is to blame for Michael Sam not getting picked up by another NFL team.
Australian Football League publicly declares support for same-sex marriage 1
8:48 AM — The Australian Football League (AFL), has publicly declared its support for same-sex marriage.
1st September 2014
US: Michael Sam now a free agent after Rams cut 3
11:34 AM — Michael Sam has failed to be signed by another NFL team, following his cut by the St Louis Rams.
31st August 2014
St Louis Rams coach: We weren’t the right place for Michael Sam 7
2:19 PM — St Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has admitted that his team wasn't the "right place" for out football star Michael Sam.
Michael Sam: I know I can play at the highest level, but life isn’t easy
1:07 PM — Michael Sam has spoken out after being dropped from the roster of the St Louis Rams.
30th August 2014
St Louis Rams drop gay NFL player Michael Sam 14
9:26 PM — Michael Sam, the first out player in the history of NFL, has been cut from the roster of the St Louis Rams.