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UFC Star Sean Strickland: I'd Have 'Failed as a Man' if I Had a Gay Son

UFC Star Sean Strickland: I'd Have 'Failed as a Man' if I Had a Gay Son

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 7, 2022

UFC middleweight Sean Strickland added to his catalogue of controversial statements, equating gay men with "weakness" before saying that gays are "lucky" because they "have sex" all the time.

Non-Binary Figure Skater Timothy LeDuc Aims to Make History, Earn Olympic Glory

Non-Binary Figure Skater Timothy LeDuc Aims to Make History, Earn Olympic Glory

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 6, 2022

Non-binary figure skater Timothy LeDuc is aiming to make history — and maybe claim an Olympic medal in Beijing next month if they secure a place on the American team.

Watch: Tom Daley, Awarded Top British Honor, Wants to Make Things Better for LGBTQ+ People

Watch: Tom Daley, Awarded Top British Honor, Wants to Make Things Better for LGBTQ+ People

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 3, 2022

Out diving champ Tom Daley, having been appointed the Order of the British Empire (OBE) — one of Britain's highest honors — says he will work to make things better for LGBTQ+ people.

Outsports Names Out Hockey Player Luke Prokop 'Hero of the Year'

Outsports Names Out Hockey Player Luke Prokop 'Hero of the Year'

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 28, 2021

Luke Prokop, a 19-year-old Canadian hockey player under contract with the Nashville Predators, is the Outsports Male Hero of the Year.

Coordinator Frazier Provides Bills Calm, Reassuring Presence

Coordinator Frazier Provides Bills Calm, Reassuring Presence

By John Wawrow | Dec 24, 2021

With the nation on edge, Leslie Frazier mustered his courage by drawing upon some of his most painful memories of growing up Black in America to share with Bills players following George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police.

Brazilian Diver Ian Matos, Inspired by Tom Daley to Come Out, Dead at 32

Brazilian Diver Ian Matos, Inspired by Tom Daley to Come Out, Dead at 32

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 24, 2021

Brazilian Olympic diver Ian Matos, who said Tom Daley inspired him to come out, has died at age 32 from a lung infection.

Reddit Survey Reveals the Most LGBTQ Supportive NFL Fans

Reddit Survey Reveals the Most LGBTQ Supportive NFL Fans

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 23, 2021

The Cincinnati Bengals have the most supportive fans online of LGBTQ communities, according to a survey that examined 2,930 posts on Reddit NFL forums.

LGBTQ Sports Festival Sin City Classic Announces Ken Scearce Leadership Award

LGBTQ Sports Festival Sin City Classic Announces Ken Scearce Leadership Award

Dec 23, 2021

The world's largest LGBTQ+ sporting event announces a new award in honor of late executive director Ken Scearce.

Vlogger-Turned-Boxer Jake Paul's Victory Questioned in Another Career Controversy

Vlogger-Turned-Boxer Jake Paul's Victory Questioned in Another Career Controversy

Dec 20, 2021

Jake Paul's boxing win on Saturday is being doubted by some. Is it yet another controversy in a controversial career that includes claims of hooking up with Lil Nas X?

Tom Daley, Husband Appear at BBC's 'Sports Personality' Awards

Tom Daley, Husband Appear at BBC's 'Sports Personality' Awards

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 20, 2021

Out Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley and husband Dustin Lance Black were in attendance at the BBC's Sports Personality Of The Year Awards event on Dec. 19, and Daley gave a speech.

How Many NFL Athletes Have Come Out As Gay or Bi?

How Many NFL Athletes Have Come Out As Gay or Bi?

Dec 20, 2021

The NFL has traditionally been a bastion of conservative politics, with gay or bisexual players often being humiliated or even punished. But times are changing, as this overview shows.

Watch: Softball Player Fakes Injury to Propose to Her Girlfriend

Watch: Softball Player Fakes Injury to Propose to Her Girlfriend

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 17, 2021

Australian softball player Sara Riou faked an injury to propose to girlfriend Jacinta Comande.

Watch: Out Wrestler Anthony Bowens Opens Up about Being Called Gay Slur

Watch: Out Wrestler Anthony Bowens Opens Up about Being Called Gay Slur

Dec 15, 2021

Out wrestler Anthony Bowens opened up about the homophobic slur shouted at him during a recent match.

Noem Proposes Ban on Transgender Women from Female Sports

Noem Proposes Ban on Transgender Women from Female Sports

Dec 15, 2021

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said Tuesday she would propose a bill to ban transgender women and girls from participation in female school sports leagues.

Gus Kenworthy Believes Covid Gave Him the 'Twisties' While Competing

Gus Kenworthy Believes Covid Gave Him the 'Twisties' While Competing

Dec 14, 2021

In a lengthy Instagram post, Gus Kenworthy told his 1.2M followers of how he thinks he suffering from symptoms from long-term COVID.

First Look: Carl Nassib Supports LGBTQ Community with Rainbow Cleats

First Look: Carl Nassib Supports LGBTQ Community with Rainbow Cleats

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 13, 2021

After coming out as gay last summer, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib is showing his support for the LGBTQ community in a very football fashion.

Watch: Will Lia Thomas Become Athlete Zero in Ongoing Trans Controversy?

Watch: Will Lia Thomas Become Athlete Zero in Ongoing Trans Controversy?

Dec 11, 2021

What may turn out to be a watershed case in the ongoing controversy of trans athletes participating in college sports is that of Ivy League swimmer Lia Thomas.

Out Wrestler Anthony Bowens Stands Up to Anti-LGBTQ+ Protesters by Kissing Boyfriend

Out Wrestler Anthony Bowens Stands Up to Anti-LGBTQ+ Protesters by Kissing Boyfriend

Dec 7, 2021

Out wrestler Anthony Bowens shared a photo where he's seen kissing his boyfriend in front of anti-LGBTQ+ protesters.

Watch: Formula 1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Critiques Saudi Arabia's Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

Watch: Formula 1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Critiques Saudi Arabia's Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6, 2021

Seven-time world champ Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton slammed Saudi Arabia's "terrifying" anti-LGBTQ+ laws, and said he would not be racing there this weekend by choice.

College Football Star Ryan Deluca Comes Out, Finds Great Support

College Football Star Ryan Deluca Comes Out, Finds Great Support

Dec 5, 2021

Ryan Deluca, a Furman University football player came out publicly as gay on Instagram on Thursday, less than two weeks after his final game with the school.

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