S.C. Fans Show Lack Of Creativity, Smarts in Michael Sam Posters
September 29 2014 8:24 PM ET

Fans Show Lack of Creativity, Smarts in Michael Sam Posters

Annie Hollenbeck

During the GameDay broadcast, which takes place in front of a sea of college football fans, two signs could be seen featuring homophobic messages about Michael Sam.

IOC: Olympic Host Cities Must Be Safe for LGBT Participants
September 25 2014 7:10 PM ET

IOC: Olympic Host Cities Must Be Safe for LGBT Participants

Annie Hollenbeck

Following the controversy around holding the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, with its anti-LGBT policies and environment, the International Olympic Committee takes a stand against discrimination.

Billy Bean's Second Chance To Change Baseball
September 25 2014 4:00 AM ET

Billy Bean's Second Chance To Change Baseball

Michelle Garcia

Almost 20 years after suddenly leaving professional baseball to grieve the death of his partner, Billy Bean wants to make sure any gay player, woman, or person of color, feels welcome in the clubhouse.

Is Antigay Qatar Too Hot to Host World Cup?
September 23 2014 3:00 PM ET

Is Antigay Qatar Too Hot to Host World Cup?

Annie Hollenbeck

With the nation's extreme climate issues, migrant worker problems, and criminalization of homosexuality, Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup is not looking good.

UFC Women's Champ Refuses to Fight Trans Athlete Fallon Fox
September 22 2014 4:12 PM ET

UFC Women's Champ Refuses to Fight Trans Athlete Fallon Fox

Mitch Kellaway

Mixed martial arts bruiser Ronda Rousey won't fight Fallon Fox because she claims trans women have an 'unfair advantage,' though medical experts disagree.

Vikings Coach Mike Priefer Back At Practice Following Suspension for Homophobic Comments
September 20 2014 3:38 AM ET

Vikings Coach Mike Priefer Back At Practice

Annie Hollenbeck

After a two-game suspension and sensitivity training for his antigay comments, special teams coach Mike Priefer has returned to his post.

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinksi Take Over NBC's Figure Skating Commentary
September 19 2014 4:02 PM ET

Dynamic Duo Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinksi Return to NBC

Annie Hollenbeck

The fashionable darlings of the figure skating world are back on NBC, possibly bumping longtime commentators Tom Hammond, Scott Hamilton, and Sandra Bezic from the anchor's desk.

Op-ed: Stop Freaking Out About Female Intersex Athletes
September 18 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Stop Freaking Out About Female Intersex Athletes

Hida Viloria

The scientific authorities have said multiple times that intersex women don't have an advantage in athletics. So won't the sporting authorities just let them play?

Chris Kluwe Takes On NFL & Ray Rice Investigation
September 17 2014 6:34 PM ET

Kluwe to NFL: The Tape Doesn't Lie

Annie Hollenbeck

Chris Kluwe says it's ironic that a league that is so dependent on instant replays is having a hard time with a different type of video evidence.

PHOTOS: Meet the First Trans Man to Win a Gay Games Gold in Powerlifting
September 17 2014 5:09 AM ET September 18 2014 5:54 PM ET

Meet Gay Games' First Trans Gold Medalist in Powerlifting

Mitch Kellaway

Breaking down barriers for transgender athletes? Toronto muscleman Kinnon MacKinnon prefers lifting them.

Canadian Hockey Opens Doors for Young Trans Players
September 16 2014 7:08 PM ET

Canadian Hockey Opens Doors for Young Trans Players

Annie Hollenbeck

The governing body for amateur hockey in Canada has made its policies more welcoming for transgender players.

LGBT Groups, Conservatives Outraged As Straight Mates Marry for Rugby Tickets
September 16 2014 3:13 PM ET

Straight Mates Marry for Rugby Tickets

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

A radio competition orchestrated same-sex marriage for two straight male friends and gay rights groups are outraged.

LSU Fraternity Faces Heat For Crass Michael Sam Banner
September 15 2014 11:47 AM ET

LSU Fraternity Faces Heat For Crass Michael Sam Banner

Annie Hollenbeck

Officials from Louisiana State University will meet with the fraternity after displaying several crude banners over the years.

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