In spite of FIFA’s pledge to defend equality, to many of the countries that host it, the World Cup in and of itself is a symbol of discrimination.
Here’s the news we missed while I was freaking out about a potential technological disaster.
President Obama is puttin’ his rainbow mardi gras beads on, Rachel Jeantel has a diploma (bitches!), and also: A BEAR IN A HAMMOCK. IMPORTANT.
In which a Miami Dolphin is fined for homophobic tweets, a gay player’s NFL jersey is a best-seller, ESPN airs a same-sex kiss and the president gives the NFL a shout-out for LGBT progress.
UMass basketball star comes out, Moroccan women take to the streets, The Monument Quilt takes the nation by force and more!
Fitness giant CrossFit is being sued by personal trainer and trans woman Chloie Jonsson after she was told that if she wanted to compete in the CrossFit Games, she would have to compete against men. CrossFit has resorted to using terrible science to defend themselves.
Jason Collins has signed a 10-Day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, making his the first openly gay NBA player and after tonight, the first out athlete to play in one of the USA’s four major professional leagues.
While early reports seemed to indicate that out NFL prospect Michael Sam wouldn’t have the warmest welcome into professional football, recent statements by league executives and a new poll show that that things might be better than we thought.
The gayest thing in British women’s soccer since Bend It Like Beckham.
Michael Sam, one of college football’s best defensive players and a strong NFL hopeful, came out as gay in a historic move.
Complete guide to all the Olympics 2014 women’s figure skaters, focused on frontrunners like Yuna Kim, Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold and Mao Asada. I LOVE SKATING.
Today we pause, momentarily, for a half-step sideways into the intersection of two other awesome international spectacles intermittently fraught with weird political controversy: science and the gayest Olympic sport since the IOC dropped wrestling.
There are only seven, and all of them are women. Let’s meet Team Gay!
The Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos are playing a very important football game today and I’m liveblogging it. America is so fun.
Like a certain Harry Potter villain, we’re no longer allowed to name it. Here’s what you can/should say instead.
Uprising of Love and It Gets Better just held a live Google hangout including Fallon Fox, Kye Allums and more on transgender equality in sports, the media and schools.
It was time to try to trust my body and see what it would be capable of.
Former NFL punter and same-sex marriage advocate Chris Kluwe says he was fired for supporting marriage equality.
When you give a mouse a cookie, a lesbian begins practicing a new sport.
Just on the cheek, keep your pants on.