17th December 2014
WATCH: Ian McKellen narrates trailer for film to tackle homophobia in sport
9:10 AM — Sir Ian McKellen has lent his voice to the trailer for the trailer of this short film, which aims to tackle the issue of homophobia in sport.
14th December 2014
Oprah Winfrey to interview gay NFL star Michael Sam this month 2
4:54 PM — Oprah Winfrey is set to interview gay American football star Michael Sam later this month.
8th December 2014
Olympic Charter adds protection for LGB athletes after Sochi Olympics 14
3:58 PM — The Olympic Charter has been amended to explicitly safeguard lesbian, gay and bisexual athletes, after concerns about homophobia at this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Footballer abandons appeal against ‘homophobic gesture’ conviction 2
12:58 PM — A former Blackburn Rovers player has abandoned his appeal against a conviction for making a homophobic gesture while playing against Brighton.
5th December 2014
US: Minnesota approves transgender sport policy despite hate group’s ad campaign 3
5:15 PM — Minnesota's high school sports body has passed a transgender-friendly policy, despite a campaign against it.
2nd December 2014
US: Major League Baseball umpire comes out as gay 2
5:53 PM — A Major League Baseball umpire has come out as gay and continued umpiring becoming the first active, out gay umpire in the sport.
1st December 2014
US: Minnesota newspaper runs anti-transgender ad from listed hate group 21
6:29 PM — A Minnesota newspaper has run a second full-page advert from a listed hate group, attacking rights for transgender people.
24th November 2014
NFL star Michael Sam: I regret coming out publicly 10
1:21 PM — Out NFL star Michael Sam has spoken of his regrets about the way he came out.
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.
21st November 2014
Wigan Athletic loses sponsors over appointment of manager in ‘homophobic texts’ row 11
11:54 AM — Wigan Athletic football club has been dropped by two sponsors, after it appointed a new manager who is under investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
19th November 2014
Football boss under investigation for homophobic texts gets job interview at Wigan Athletic 4
12:40 PM — Wigan Athletic is interviewing former Cardiff boss Malky Mackay for its manager position - despite an ongoing FA investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
15th November 2014
Watch: Trans MMA fighter destroys claims she has an ‘unfair advantage’ in sport 4
7:17 PM — Transgender Mixed Martial Arts fighter Fallon Fox has rebuffed claims she has an 'unfair advantage' in her sport.
Basketball star Derrick Gordon plays first game since coming out
1:59 PM — College basketball player Derrick Gordon has played in his first official game since coming out as gay.
14th November 2014
Qatar: We will find ‘creative’ solutions to gays at the World Cup 14
12:09 PM — The Qatari sports minister has claimed that his country will find "creative" solutions to gay people attending the world cup despite its ban on homosexuality.
England coach Stuart Lancaster condemns homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens 1
10:27 AM — England Coach Stuart Lancaster has said applauded the Rugby Football Union for taking a stance against reports of homophobic abuse against 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.
Scotland: Dundee pensioner banned from golf course after alleged homophobic remark 8
10:53 AM — A man in Dundee has been suspended for a year from the city's golf courses after allegedly making offensive anti-gay remarks.
7th November 2014
Former NFL star: Maybe Michael Sam chose to be gay, God doesn’t make mistakes 49
5:40 PM — Former NFL player Deion Sanders has said it's possible Michael Sam chose to be gay - because God "doesn't make mistakes".
US: Golfer Patrick Reed apologises for swearing and saying ‘faggot’ on the course 4
1:00 PM — Golfer Patrick Reed, who is currently playing the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, has apologised after he was caught using homophobic language after three-putting his shot on Thursday.
5th November 2014
US: Basketball star Brittney Griner knifed in China – but led her team to victory the next day
1:47 PM — Basketball star Brittney Griner was slashed with a knife in a random attack in China on Monday night, but not require medical attention and led her team to victory the next day.