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.
Athletes and coaches welcome LGBT students to the Catholic university's Fighting Irish sports teams.
Sterling was banned for life from the NBA Tuesday afternoon, after the LGBT Sports Coalition and other organizations urged the league to consider reprimanding him for racist comments.
Gay NBA player Jason Collins was named one of the "most influential" people in the world by Time, nabbing an inside cover of the magazine.