15th May 2015
World Rugby pledges to eliminate homophobia 2
4:16 PM — Rugby stars have backed the World Rugby commitment to end homophobia in the sport.
12th May 2015
Watch: Rugby player caught on live TV groping opponent during match 13
11:49 AM — An Australian rubgy star has received a warning - after being caught on live TV groping a player on the opposing team.
4th April 2015
Australia: Rugby player investigated for alleged homophobic post 4
3:41 PM — South Sydney hooker Issac Luke is under fire for using a slur in an Instagram post.
30th March 2015
Feature: Gareth Thomas on rugby, coming out and the hit new play telling his story 6
3:41 PM — Interview with former Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas reveals what it's like to come out as the most famous gay sportsman.
26th March 2015
Rugby fan apologises for homophobic tweet 4
5:55 PM — A Welsh rugby fan has apologised for a homophobic tweet sent to out referee Nigel Owens in a face-to-face meeting.
23rd March 2015
Australian rugby star Jacques Potgieter fined for homophobic slur 7
12:44 PM — An Australian Rugby Union player was fined today for using a homophobic slur during a match on Sunday.
22nd March 2015
Police investigating homophobic tweets sent to rugby referee Nigel Owens 6
7:55 PM — Police are investigating anti-gay tweets sent to out rugby referee Nigel Owens after a Six Nations match.
Australian rugby star complains over homophobic slurs during match 8
12:11 PM — Rugby union player David Pocock has made a complaint about other players using homophobic slurs during a match.
20th March 2015
Gay rugby referee Nigel Owens urges fans to avoid homophobia at Twickenham this weekend 15
12:47 PM — Welsh rugby referee Nigel Owens has spoken ahead of tomorrow's England v France game about his hopes that fans will not be homophobic.
6th March 2015
King’s College London rugby team strip off for LGBT domestic violence charity 30
5:03 PM — King's College London men's rugby team has stripped off for a naked calendar to benefit an LGBT domestic violence charity.
30th December 2014
8 times people stripped off in 2014 to raise money for good causes 9
7:14 PM — To the PinkNews team, sometimes it seemed that 2014 was the year of the naked calendar.
29th November 2014
Gay rugby referee Nigel Owens welcomes ban for fans who yelled homophobic abuse 7
12:13 PM — Rugby referee Nigel Owens has welcomed a ban for two fans who reportedly yelled homophobic abuse at him.
28th November 2014
Two fans banned from all Twickenham rugby matches over homophobic abuse 4
6:02 PM — Following an investigation into homophobia, two fans have been banned from all rugby matches at Twickenham.
24th November 2014
Gay rugby world cup to be held in Tennessee 9
12:27 PM — The next Bingham Cup - known as the gay rugby world cup - will be held in Tennessee.
13th November 2014
Rugby Football Union to investigate homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens 5
10:53 AM — The Rugby Football Union has said it will investigate reports of Twickenham fans directing homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens.
12th November 2014
Twickenham rugby fans accused of shouting homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens 9
1:31 PM — Rugby fans at recent match in Twickenham have been accused of directing homohpboic slurs at referee Nigel Owens.
28th October 2014
LSE Students’ Union rejects appeal from rugby club over homophobic leaflets 12
1:41 PM — The London School of Economics Students' Union has upheld a decision to disband the rugby club over homophobic leaflets.
7th October 2014
LSE closes rugby club after homophobic and misogynistic flyer 76
6:06 PM — The rugby players proclaimed: "We do not tolerate Poly activities that involve faeces, genetalia and outright homosexual debauchery". Now LSE does not tolerate them.
3rd September 2014
Leeds Rhinos exec claims homophobic slur investigation is a ‘witch hunt’ 16
7:40 PM — A Leeds Rhinos exec has claimed that a second investigation into the alleged use of homophobic slurs by one of his players is a "witch hunt".
2nd September 2014
Rugby League player may face second ban after allegations of homophobic abuse 28
11:48 AM — A Rugby League player previously banned for a homophobic slur, will be investigated following another accusation of anti-gay abuse.