Topics :: Pro-GLBT sports organizations

NHL 1st US Pro-League to Support LGBT Rights

By EDGE | Thursday Jan 9, 2014
How does a hyper-masculine sport historically dominated by white players put itself in the forefront of LGBT equality among North American professional sports leagues? In the case of the National Hockey League (NHL), it was as simple making a video.

Laryssa Husiak’s "She Is King" Looks at BJK Legacy

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 7, 2014
Playwright Laryssa Husiak brings tennis legend and feminist icon Billie Jean King to life in "She is King," a play that recaps three television interviews at seminal points in King’s life.

Play Yourself Fit

By Stephen Mosher | Friday Nov 8, 2013
In cities and towns across the country, there are tons of opportunities to join walking groups, soccer teams, baseball teams, cross fit clubs, and dance schools. If you have friends with like minds, you can form your own group.

Are Atlanta Braves Fans Anti-Gay?

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Oct 18, 2013
On Thursday, millions of people put on purple to show their support for Spirit Day, including officials the Major League Baseball. But according to a report by Project Q Atlanta, fans of the Atlanta Braves didn’t respond well with the campaign and bullied

First Gay NCCA Division II Basketball Player Comes Out

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 8, 2013
After coming out, college basketball player Derek Schell has seen his excitement in the sport renewed.

Cheeky Fun Or ’Sexualized Innuendo?’

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Sep 19, 2013
A British LGBT rights group is criticizing a campaign that aims to eliminate homophobia from sports, which is spearheaded by a straight soccer star, because the group’s officials say the campaign’s name is "sexualized innuendo."

British Soccer Star Aims to End Homophobe in Sports

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
British Soccer star Joey Barton is urging other soccer players and fans to join a colorful campaign that aims to end homophobia in soccer.

Dodgers to Host Team’s First LGBT Night at Stadium

Saturday Sep 14, 2013
The Los Angeles Dodgers will host their first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender night on Sept. 27.

You Can Play Strives for LGBT Equality in Sports

By Louise Adams | Saturday Aug 3, 2013
The You Can Play organization aims make the sports world more accepting of out athletes.

Gay, Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame Honors Athletes

By Don Babwin | Thursday Aug 1, 2013
Dave Pallone, who was part of Chicago history when he umpired the first night game at Wrigley Field, is returning to Chicago to take part in another chapter of sports history: His inclusion of the first National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame.