MMA Fighter Jessica Aguilar Comes Out As Bisexual
May 18 2012 12:04 PM ET

MMA Fighter Comes Out As Bi

Michelle Garcia

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."

Boxer Manny Pacquiao Denies Making Antigay Remarks
May 16 2012 4:11 PM ET

Boxer Manny Pacquiao Denies Making Antigay Remarks

Jeremy Kinser

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.

AnheuserBusch Threatens UFC Over Derogatory Language
April 27 2012 7:34 PM ET

Anheuser-Busch Threatens UFC Over Derogatory Language 

Michelle Garcia

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.

Nebraska Coach Honor to Lose Job for Antigay Statements
April 26 2012 6:39 PM ET

Nebraska Coach: “Honor” to Lose Job for Antigay Statements

Trudy Ring

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.

Oakland As Pitcher Blasts Homophobic Kiss Cam
April 26 2012 2:00 PM ET

Oakland A's Pitcher Blasts Homophobic Kiss Cam

Neal Broverman

Brandon McCarthy stands up against a silly and, some would say, antigay practice.

Marathon Season
September 18 2009 2:10 PM ET

Marathon season

Caroline Ryder

Spring is in the air and it is time to get out and start running. New Balance product manager Katherine Petrecca shares the secrets of what it takes to make a good shoe.

The Winner Takes It All
August 11 2009 12:00 AM ET

The Winner Takes It All

Ross Forman

An attack at the World Outgames in Copenhagen last month miraculously left only one person injured -- runner Dean Koga, who just 24 hours later, his hand wrapped in bandages, turned around and won a gold medal.

Notes From Outgames: The Former Pro
July 29 2009 12:00 AM ET

Notes From Outgames: The Former Pro

Ross Forman

One of the top players here in the men's soccer tournament at the second World Outgames was a former professional for the Pumas UNAM of Mexico City. But that was years ago, and "he" is now Miranda Salman.

July 29 2009 12:00 AM ET

Notes From Outgames: The Soccer Player

Ross Forman

Our interview from Outgames series continues with Heather Harrison, who was all about volleyball in college, but made the switch to a lesbian soccer league.

Notes From Outgames: The Volleyball Player
July 28 2009 12:00 AM ET

Notes From Outgames: The Volleyballer

Ross Forman

Advocate.com's coverage of Outgames continues with volleyballer Dave Steeves, who laments being sidelined by a finger injury -- a big deal if you're also a sign-language interpreter.

Notes From Outgames: The Runner
July 27 2009 12:00 AM ET

Notes From Outgames: The Runner

Advocate.com Editors

Throughout the week, Advocate.com is getting up close and personal with athletes competing in sporting events at this year's Outgames. Today we talk with a marathon runner.

Let the (Out) Games Begin
July 23 2009 12:00 AM ET

Let the (Out) Games Begin

Ross Forman

With 2,500 fewer participants than organizers had originally hoped for, the second annual Outgames forges ahead in Copenhagen despite the world economic crisis -- one sporting event at a time.

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