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Athlete Ally

Read the latest news about Athlete Ally, a nonprofit organization founded by wrestler Hudson Taylor that aims to end homophobia and transphobia in the world of sports. Hudson Taylor, who rose to national prominence after wearing an HRC sticker on his helmet during a wrestling match, created the group, in order to address a perceived homophobic environment in locker rooms and on the field. Learn more about Athlete Ally and its work with major organizations like the NBA and the NCAA as well as other groups that further the goals of LGBT rights.

The MMA competitor had harsh words for the haters when he drew criticism for wearing rainbow shorts in support of Pride Month.

June 06 2022 11:20 AM

Nassib helped design cleats promoting the group for the My Cause My Cleats campaign.

December 14 2021 5:05 PM

"It’s important for me to always fight for equality," says the six-time Ladies European Tour champ.

December 10 2018 9:31 PM

Reggie Bullock of the Detroit Pistons is keeping the memory of his trans sister, Mia Henderson, alive through LGBT activism.

May 04 2018 4:45 AM

The group has rated major colleges and universities on the LGBT inclusivity of their sports programs.

September 12 2017 5:19 AM

About 50 athletes have signed on to Athlete Ally's letter condemning the state's "bathroom bill," including (from left) Gus Kenworthy, Brittney Griner, and Aydian Dowling.

March 16 2017 8:00 AM

A brief history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' complicated relationship with persecution.

October 27 2016 5:15 AM