Topics :: homophobia in sports
By Les Spindle | Sunday Jan 20, 2013
When pro-bowler Scott Norton kissed his husband Craig Woodward on ESPN after winning the PBA Chameleon Championship in Las Vegas, it was only the latest example of the growing tolerance for LGBTs in sports.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jan 3, 2013
A right fielder fror the Detroit Tigers has been criticized for telling the Los Angeles Times that an out player would make him "uncomfortable."
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 7, 2012
An entire Swedish soccer team has been suspend after athletes hurled anti-gay slurs at rivals during a match earlier this year.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 30, 2012
Tank Carder of the Cleveland Browns quickly backtracked after using the word "faggot" on Twitter and promised never to use the anti-gay slur again.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 26, 2012
A football player for a college in Minnesota says he quit the team after years of his coach’s verbal abuse, culminating in his calling him "faggot."
By Dan Meyer | Friday Oct 26, 2012
The Federation of Gay Games marked its 30th anniversary in West Hollywood with a celebration honoring those who have helped LGBT athletes achieve equality.
By Andrew Clark | Thursday Oct 18, 2012
Generation Out Athletes has reinvigorated their brand with a new name and website to help student athletes conquer homophobia and stigma and gain increased acceptance in the sports communities for all sexual orientations and gender identities.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 2, 2012
The debate in the NFL about marriage equality only got hotter when two Viking players took to the pages of their hometown paper to argue it further.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Sep 19, 2012
After an anonymous German professional soccer player told a magazine he was gay, the country’s chancellor is urging him to come out by saying, "You need not fear."
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 7, 2012
Karen Hultzer, an Olympic archer from South Africa, announced she was gay in order to become a role model for people who struggle with coming out of the closet and to combat homophobia in sports and in her homeland.