Russian Sports Minister Wants LGBT Activists to 'Calm Down'
August 08 2013 2:00 PM ET

Russian Sports Minister to LGBTs: 'Calm Down' 

Sunnivie Brydum

Reversing course on comments he made last week, Vitaly Mutko now says LGBT athletes and spectators can rest assured that 'all the rights will be protected' at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

August 07 2013 10:00 AM ET

Tom Daley Appreciates Gay Fans

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The Olympic diver discusses his recent "Sexiest Man" title.

August 06 2013 6:02 PM ET

Wade Davis, Jason Collins Host Sports Camp for LGBTQ Kids

The former NFL player was joined by basketball player Jason Collins, MMA fighter Fallon Fox, and college basketball player Kye Allums

August 06 2013 2:45 PM ET

Bless His Heart, Rafael Nadal Doesn't Know What #M4M Means

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The sexy Spanish tennis player is using a rather unfortunate hashtag for a very good cause.

Out Olympian Matthew Mitcham Sounds Off on Russia's Antigay Legislation
August 05 2013 5:17 PM ET

Out Olympian Matthew Mitcham on Russia's Antigay Laws

Jase Peeples

'The way they are persecuting people in Russia is quite horrific,' says the openly gay gold medalist.

Gay Olympic Hopeful Plans to Defy Russian Ban
August 04 2013 3:14 PM ET

Gay Olympic Hopeful Ready to Defy Russian Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup says he'll be out and proud if he makes it to the Sochi Winter Games in 2014.

Seattle Reign Is First Pro Female Team to Join You Can Play Project
August 01 2013 7:51 PM ET

Seattle Reign Is First Pro Female Team to Join You Can Play Project

Sunnivie Brydum

The new women's professional soccer team — including out Olympian Megan Rapinoe — is the first women's team to join the campaign.

NBC Says It Won't Let Russia Hide Antigay Laws During Olympics
July 27 2013 5:02 PM ET

NBC Says It Won't Let Russia Hide Antigay Laws During Olympics

Lucas Grindley

The Human Rights Campaign had called on NBC Sports to ensure the opening ceremonies and other coverage doesn't turn into a one-sided advertisement for Russia.

July 26 2013 3:45 PM ET

Gay High School Basketball Coach Comes Out, Inspires Team

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Inspired by Jason Collins, Anthony Nicodemo recently taught his players a lesson in honesty and integrity.

July 22 2013 3:00 PM ET

When Robbie Rogers Met Jason Collins

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Gay sports fans can now enjoy a photo of the two heroic out athletes getting chummy.

July 17 2013 8:33 AM ET

Brendon Ayanbadejo & Chris Kluwe in Conversation

"I spent a little bit of time in an LGBT dorm when I was a young kid… it makes a big difference when you get to hang around with the LGBTQ community."

MLB to Strengthen Anti-Discrimination Policy
July 16 2013 6:09 PM ET

MLB to Strengthen Anti-Discrimination Policy

Jase Peeples

Enhancements will soon be made to Major League Baseball’s policy preventing discrimination based on sexual orientation.