Topics :: sports
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.
By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 29, 2013
WNBA baller Brittney Griner expected some backlash when she came out as lesbian. What she didn’t expect was to see sales of her basketball jerseys skyrocket.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jul 25, 2013
A high school basketball coach from Yonkers, N.Y. made headlines this week after revealing to his players that he is gay.
By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Jul 13, 2013
It’s hard to see your hero disgraced. You want to defend him... until you want to see him flogged. Beyond that, to this fan of Lance, the Tour de France will never seem the same.
By Peter Rizzo | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Is the National Football League ready for an openly gay player? Or is it the fans who are not ready?
By Caity Kauffman | Tuesday Jun 25, 2013
Athlete Ally focuses heavily on collegiate athletics. Founder Hudson Taylor travels to over 40 colleges a year educating athletic departments, coaches and administrators on how to be better allies.
By Eric Olson | Wednesday May 29, 2013
Jallen Messersmith is a 6-foot-7 shot-blocking specialist from tiny Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. He also is believed to be the first openly gay active player in U.S. men’s college basketball.
By Janie McCauley | Wednesday May 22, 2013
When Jeremy Affeldt joined the San Francisco Giants five year ago, the pitcher said he was determined to get rid of his negative feelings toward the LGBT community.
By Suzette Laboy | Wednesday Apr 24, 2013
Former Baltimore Ravens reserve linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo called on professional athletes Tuesday to stand up for marriage equality because he said it is "the right thing to do."
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 18, 2013
Executives at the sporting-goods company said they want to work with the first openly gay professional athlete who remains actively playing for a major U.S. team.