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United Soccer League Launches Forever Proud Project

United Soccer League Launches Forever Proud Project

Apr 16, 2021

United Soccer League (USL) has announced the creation of the Forever Proud Project, an ongoing, year-round initiative designed to increase inclusivity, education, and awareness for the LGBTQ community.

Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Ban Trans Girls from Female Teams

Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Ban Trans Girls from Female Teams

By Kim Chandler | Apr 16, 2021

Alabama could soon become the next conservative state to prevent transgender girls from playing on female sports teams.

Florida House Moves to Limit Transgender Students in Sports

Florida House Moves to Limit Transgender Students in Sports

By Bobby Caina Calvan | Apr 15, 2021

Florida lawmakers moved closer to requiring transgender athletes to undergo testosterone or genetic testing — as well as submit to having their genitalia examined — to participate on sports teams in public schools and colleges.

Ralph Lauren Unveils Crisp White Team USA Olympic Uniforms

Ralph Lauren Unveils Crisp White Team USA Olympic Uniforms

By Leanne Italie | Apr 14, 2021

With a crisp white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics were unveiled Wednesday by official outfitter Ralph Lauren.

Out Surfer Finds Empowerment Through OnlyFans

Out Surfer Finds Empowerment Through OnlyFans

Apr 13, 2021

It has been six years since surfer & lifeguard Nick Vallejo came out, but it hasn't been an easy process. Now he is finding more confidence through his OnlyFans account.

Watch: Amid Praise for His Wrestling Appearance, Bad Bunny Announces 2022 Tour

Watch: Amid Praise for His Wrestling Appearance, Bad Bunny Announces 2022 Tour

Apr 12, 2021

Reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny lived out a childhood fantasy on Saturday when he appeared in a tag-team match against The Miz and John Morrison at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. He followed this with a 2022 tour announcement.

Watch: Soccer Star Sebastian Lletget Apologizes For Trolling Teammate with Homophobic Slur

Watch: Soccer Star Sebastian Lletget Apologizes For Trolling Teammate with Homophobic Slur

Apr 11, 2021

Why would USMNT and LA Galaxy player soccer star Sebastian Lletget post a video of himself using a gay slur on teammate Julian Araujo to his 689,000 Instagram followers?

Sports Remain Hostile Territory for LGBTQ Americans

Sports Remain Hostile Territory for LGBTQ Americans

Apr 9, 2021

For all of the gains LGBTQ people have made over the past few decades, sports remain a highly visible reminder that homophobia and transphobia persist.

Warriors President Rick Welts to Leave after this Season

Warriors President Rick Welts to Leave after this Season

By Janie McCauley | Apr 9, 2021

Behind the scenes with a smile, grace and dogged determination, Rick Welts, the first openly gay executive in the NBA and major men's professional sports, played a key role in the Golden State Warriors' return to winning — both on the floor and off it.

What COVID Means for the Athlete's Heart

What COVID Means for the Athlete's Heart

By Markian Hawryluk | Apr 6, 2021

for the athletes participating in professional, collegiate, high school or even recreational sports, significant unanswered questions remain about the aftereffects of a covid infection.

Nets Player Durant Hit with $50K Fine for 'Derogatory,' Anti-LGBTQ Slurs

Nets Player Durant Hit with $50K Fine for 'Derogatory,' Anti-LGBTQ Slurs

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 5, 2021

The NBA announced that Brooklyn Nets player Kevin Durant has been hit with a hefty $50,000 fine for the use of "offensive and derogatory language on social media" in messages he sent to Michael Rapaport.

BMX'er Corey Walsh Comes Out as Gay

BMX'er Corey Walsh Comes Out as Gay

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Apr 4, 2021

BMX pro Corey Walsh came out in a social media post today.

Jazz Jennings Tweets About Anti-Trans Sports Bans, Shares Personal Story

Jazz Jennings Tweets About Anti-Trans Sports Bans, Shares Personal Story

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Apr 4, 2021

Social media influencer and reality star Jazz Jennings shared a social media post about the "devastating" impact of banning transgender girls, like herself, from participating in sports.

MLB All-Star Game Yanked from Georgia over Voting Law

MLB All-Star Game Yanked from Georgia over Voting Law

By Ronald Blum | Apr 3, 2021

Atlanta lost Major League Baseball's summer All-Star Game on Friday over the league's objections to sweeping changes to Georgia voting laws that critics have condemned as being too restrictive.

NBA Star Kevin Durant Trolled Comic Michael Rapaport with Homophobic Rant

NBA Star Kevin Durant Trolled Comic Michael Rapaport with Homophobic Rant

Apr 1, 2021

It's always news when an NBA star throws homophobic slurs at a well-known actor...so when Michael Rapaport posted a series of Instagram messages sent by Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant, it was all over the web.

Opinion: Trans Athletes Not an Issue But Discrimination Real

Opinion: Trans Athletes Not an Issue But Discrimination Real

By Paul Newberry, AP Sports Columnist | Apr 1, 2021

All around the country, states are rushing to approve laws to address a supposed problem that, in reality, doesn't actually exist.

Watch: Trans Wrestler Forced to Compete with Women Says 'It Took a Toll' on His Mental Health

Watch: Trans Wrestler Forced to Compete with Women Says 'It Took a Toll' on His Mental Health

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 28, 2021

One former high school wrestler recounts how being forced to compete with girls took an agonizing mental toll.

Tennessee's Governor Signs Transgender Athlete Bill

Tennessee's Governor Signs Transgender Athlete Bill

Mar 26, 2021

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a law Friday banning transgender athletes from participating in girls' sports, making it the third state this year to approve a measure many critics warn would prompt costly lawsuits and hurt transgender youth.

Arkansas Governor Signs Transgender Sports Ban into Law

Arkansas Governor Signs Transgender Sports Ban into Law

By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 26, 2021

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday signed a law banning transgender women and girls from competing in school sports teams consistent with their gender identity, making the state the second to approve such a restriction so far this year.

West Virginia House Passes Transgender Athlete Bill

West Virginia House Passes Transgender Athlete Bill

By John Raby | Mar 26, 2021

Transgender athletes in West Virginia middle and high schools would be banned from competing on teams that align with their gender identity under a bill passed Thursday by the House of Delegates.

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