Michael Sam made a tackle put the pressure on Saints' third-string quarterback Ryan Griffin in his first NFL game.
When the Giants' new employee's past words came back to haunt him, he told out sports advocate Wade Davis that he felt badly about his antigay statements.
After the findings of an internal investigation of the allegedly homophobic environment of the Minnestota Vikings' locker room were released, former punter and LGBT ally Chris Kluwe says he still plans to sue the team.
Notorious homophobe Peter LaBarbera warned the NFL rookie that he should seek notoriety for his football skills, not his 'troubling' sexuality.
After finding a support system with new rugby teammates, a former college player who came close to playing in the pros comes out.
Collins, Robbie Rogers, Brittney Griner, and dozens of other athletes show their pride this month.
Right-wing lobbyist Jack Burkman is leading an effort to cut into the business of the team and the credit card issuer, all because they've had the temerity to employ a player who (like Burkman's brother) is openly gay.
Within hours of Michael Sam being picked by the St. Louis Rams, his jersey is already one of the top-sellers in the league.
In the wake of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay man drafted into the NFL, fans both old and new reacted primarily with support and enthusiasm.