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"Top Shot" Chris Cheng Gay for Guns. Also, Gay for Gays

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 18, 2013
On December 17, the History Channel’s "Top Shot" shooting champ Chris Cheng revealed that he is gay.

Girls Will Be Boys: Lifestyle Apparel for the Modern Tomboy

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Nov 18, 2013
Don’t get your panties in a bunch! Brooklyn’s Girls Will Be Boys now makes comfy boxer briefs, tank tops and activewear for the modern tomboy.

The Armstrong Lie

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Nov 12, 2013
In 2009, when Lance Armstrong planned a comeback, Alex Gibney began work on a documentary to record what Armstrong hoped would be an eighth win. It didn’t work out that way -- and, after Armstrong’s confession to doping, neither did the film.

Female Wrestler Wants In on High School Team

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Oct 28, 2013
Amanda Leve is a skilled jujitsu player who regularly battles boys at tournaments. Now it’s time for her local high school to let her on the wrestling team.

Bread and Circuses... and Brain Injury

By Roger Brigham | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
Football bodies are getting bigger and bigger, too big for the frailties of the human skeletal system to oppose. We see that the hits occur by the hundreds each game, and they get harder and harder over time. What we see is a sport run amok on excess.

WNBA Players Get Fouls For Kiss on Court

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 27, 2013
Two WNBA players were assessed fouls for kissing during Thursday night’s game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx.

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.

German Soccer Star: Gay Athletes Should Stay in the Closet

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 13, 2013
A former German soccer goalkeeper has made headlines this week after he encouraged gay athletes to not come out of the closet.

Penis Bite Lands Aussie Rugby Player Eight Game Suspension

By EDGE | Thursday Sep 12, 2013
An Australian rugby player with a history of violent behavior on and off the pitch has been suspended for eight games after allegedly biting a player from the opposing team on the penis during a tackle in a local league match.

IAAF Calls on Russia to Reconsider Anti-Gay Legislation

Wednesday Aug 7, 2013
The IAAF called on Russia to reconsider its views on gays, but said Wednesday that it does not want to raise political issues about the country’s new anti-gay legislation at the world championships.