As mixed martial arts fighter Jessica Aguilar gears up to fight the top-seeded female strawweight in the world, she told Sports Illustrated's Loretta Hunt that she has learned to be more open about her bisexuality. "I don't put it in any titles," said Aguilar, "but I'd say when I've found the right person—whether it's a man or a woman—I'd be happy."
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao denies he made the antigay remarks that have led to his being barred from entering a Los Angeles shopping center, the cancellation of an interview with Extra, and the launch of a campaign to end his endorsement deal with Nike.
Ultimate Fighting Championship sponsor Anheuser-Busch has threatened to pull its advertising if the the mixed martial arts organization doesn't pursuade its fighters and commentators to tone down some of their homophobic and sexist language.
To University of Nebraska assistant football coach Ron Brown, it would be an “honor” to be fired for speaking out against an LGBT rights law.