The out tennis legend continues to make anti-transgender comments.
November 29 2023 5:06 PM
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Following the NHL's crackdown on Pride nights, players now risk fines if they show support for other causes such as Indigenous Heritage and Hockey Fights Cancer.
"I’ve always tried to make things better and I just walk away so proud and so happy of not only my contributions to the game but the era that I’ve played in," Rapinoe said.
In an excerpt from his new book He/She/They, former NCAA Division I swimmer Schuyler Bailar discusses standing out, fitting in, and what it means to be a "real man."
Eight city lawmakers on Wednesday backed a petition from conservative groups calling for the games to be scrapped, accusing the event of advocating for LGBTQ rights and spreading “Western ideology.”
It’s the first time the Gay Games will be hosted in Asia or Latin America, but critics have questions.
"We just want to be accepted, and she just wants to be a kid. It shouldn’t be that hard to be a kid,” the girl's mom said.
Howard said in court documents that he had "consensual sexual activity" with another man, but claims there was no assault.
Football season is upon us, and Russell's new book talks about coming to terms with his sexuality as a Black bi athlete in the NFL.
The tennis star took issue with the actor’s inclusive stance on transgender women’s representation in sports.
Taylor Swift takes dating an NFL star to new heights as she catches a Kelce brother who is up-to-date on his vaccines and likes Bud Light.
Despite the trauma she’s endured, it took her becoming the fastest woman in the world after winning the women’s 100 meter at the track and field world championships in Budapest in August to renew a skeptical public’s faith in her.
Two World Cup titles and an Olympic gold medal would be enough for many, but the 38-year-old has never just been satisfied with sporting achievements.
Blair, who played professional baseball in a women’s league, received the Amazin' Mets Foundation's inaugural Legacy Award.
Cyril Leroy, founder of Les Galliards in France, was official ball carrier for the Rugby World Cup's opening match Friday, and he will appear in TV commercials during the tournament.