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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell promises to support LGBTQ+ players: 'We will have their back'

"Diversity makes us better and LGBTQ people continue to contribute to the success of the NFL," Commissioner Roger Goodell recently said.

NFL rejects Harrison Butker's transphobic, sexist graduation speech remarks

The league's chief diversity officer said Butker's views do not represent the organization.

Harrison Butker’s ‘inaccurate, ill-informed and woefully out of step' sexist speech is fact-checked by GLAAD

LGBTQ+ media advocacy group GLAAD issued a fact-check calling out some of the false and misleading things the ultra-conservative Kansas City Chiefs player said during a graduation ceremony.

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker goes on transphobic, sexist rant during graduation speech

The kicker spoke at Benedictine College and told women to stay in their place while calling LGBTQ+ people ‘deadly sins.’

This soccer star just made history by marrying her girlfriend

Just five months after appearing in the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time, defender Tran Thi Thu became the first women's professional football player to marry another woman in Vietnam.

This Florida county spent $800k to show its support for LGBTQ+ people

Broward County’s $800,000 investment in a Rose Parade float was a symbol of inclusivity and diversity, challenging Florida’s current political climate.

Former NFL Star and Bi Icon RK Russell Finds His Groove

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.

Carl Nassib Announces Retirement From NFL

The first out gay player in the NFL hangs up the cleats after seven seasons.

Josh Cavallo Challenges FIFA to Accept LGBTQ+ Players and Fans

The professional soccer player is using his voice to fight for change.

Women’s World Cup: Where Do the Teams Stand?

Here's a breakdown of where the teams are and what they need to do to get to the next round.

NFL Coach Kevin Maxen Comes Out as Gay

The Jacksonville Jaguars strength coach is believed to be the first out male coach in professional men’s sports.

First Transgender NFL Cheerleader Stands Proud in Face of Hateful Trolls

She wrote about her love for movement and expression and the trolls who would try to steal her joy.

Women’s World Cup to Permit Armbands Highlighting “Range of Social Causes”

FIFA penalized similar armbands at the World Cup in Qatar in 2022.