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Tampa Bay Brings Back Out Linebacker Carl Nassib for Depth

Tampa Bay Brings Back Out Linebacker Carl Nassib for Depth

Aug 17, 2022

Tampa Bay has signed outside linebacker Carl Nassib, who returns after playing for the Buccaneers in 2018 and 2019.

Carl Nassib, First Active Out NFL Player, Signs with Buccaneers

Carl Nassib, First Active Out NFL Player, Signs with Buccaneers

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16, 2022

Carl Nassib was with the Las Vegas Raiders when he came out as gay, becoming the first active NFL player to do so. Now he's signed to a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team he was with before coming out.

Tom Daley: 'The LGBT Community Is So Fractured Right Now'

Tom Daley: 'The LGBT Community Is So Fractured Right Now'

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 16, 2022

In a deep-diving interview with The Guardian, Tom Daley talks about sports, creating a family, and the lack of gay rights in the Commonwealth countries.

Olympic Champion Ellia Green Finds Liberation in Transition

Olympic Champion Ellia Green Finds Liberation in Transition

By Dennis Passa | Aug 16, 2022

Ellia Green realized as a young child -- long before becoming an Olympic champion -- that a person's identity and a gender assigned at birth can be very different things.

Minor League Baseball Player Solomon Bates Comes Out

Minor League Baseball Player Solomon Bates Comes Out

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14, 2022

Solomon Bates, a pitcher who had been a prospect for the San Francisco Giants since 2018, came out as gay on social media after being released by the team.

IG Snafu: Ex-NFL Star Eric Decker's 4-Year-Old Son Posts Pic of Him in Shower

IG Snafu: Ex-NFL Star Eric Decker's 4-Year-Old Son Posts Pic of Him in Shower

Aug 13, 2022

Former NFL player Eric Decker is no stranger to thirst traps, even nude ones; but he was surprised when two pics of him naked turned up on his Instagram on Monday.

Drag Race Driver Travis Shumake Wants to Open Doors in the Sport

Drag Race Driver Travis Shumake Wants to Open Doors in the Sport

Aug 13, 2022

Out drag race driver Travis Shumake takes Pride to a Kansas racing strip next month thanks to Visit Topeka and Pride Kansas. He hopes to bring his LGBTQ+ identity to the sport.

More than 3.1 Million TV Viewers for 'Field of Dreams' Game

More than 3.1 Million TV Viewers for 'Field of Dreams' Game

Aug 13, 2022

More than 3.1 million viewers watched Fox Sports' broadcast of Major League Baseball's second "Field of Dreams" game, about half of the audience for the 2021 game.

Judge Won't Toss Lawsuit Against Utah Transgender Sports Ban

Judge Won't Toss Lawsuit Against Utah Transgender Sports Ban

Aug 11, 2022

A judge on Wednesday rejected the request by Utah officials to throw out a lawsuit challenging a state ban on transgender kids who want to compete in youth sports.

Serena Williams Says She is 'Evolving Away from Tennis'

Serena Williams Says She is 'Evolving Away from Tennis'

Aug 9, 2022

Serena Williams says she is ready to step away from tennis after winning 23 Grand Slam titles, turning her focus to having another child and her business interests.

Swinging 'Dongle' Ruins Italian Runner's Race

Swinging 'Dongle' Ruins Italian Runner's Race

Aug 8, 2022

Italian runner Alberto Nonino found himself in an embarrassing place while running the 400-metre race at the 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships this week in Santiago de Cali, Colombia.

Homophobic Rugby Players Bring Retired Out Player Keegan Hirst Back to the Game

Homophobic Rugby Players Bring Retired Out Player Keegan Hirst Back to the Game

Aug 6, 2022

Out rugby player Keegan Hirst is ending his retirement after seven members of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles staged a boycott over an LGBTQ+ Pride jersey.

Now that She's Out, Russian Tennis Star is 'Free and Happy'

Now that She's Out, Russian Tennis Star is 'Free and Happy'

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 5, 2022

Daria Kasatkina, Russia's top-ranked female tennis player, came out as gay last month despite her country's draconian anti-LGBTQ+ laws. Now that she's left the closet behind, she says she's "free and happy."

Closing Arguments in Brittney Griner's Drug Case in Russia

Closing Arguments in Brittney Griner's Drug Case in Russia

By Jim Heintz | Aug 4, 2022

Closing arguments in Brittney Griner's cannabis possession case in Russia are set for Thursday, nearly six months after the American basketball star was arrested at a Moscow airport.

Watch: NZ Cricket Star Heath Davis Comes Out

Watch: NZ Cricket Star Heath Davis Comes Out

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 2, 2022

More than two decades after retiring from cricket, Heath Davis — legendary for the speed at which he threw balls — has come out, making him the first male New Zealand player in the sport to do so.

Amid Pride Jersey Drama, Australian Rugby Star Toby Rudolf Talks LGBTQ+ Acceptance

Amid Pride Jersey Drama, Australian Rugby Star Toby Rudolf Talks LGBTQ+ Acceptance

Jul 30, 2022

Unlike seven members of the Australian professional rugby team Manly, footballer star Toby Rudolf has no problems with embracing the LGBTQ+ community.

Tom Daley Condemns Anti-Gay Policies Across Commonwealth Nations

Tom Daley Condemns Anti-Gay Policies Across Commonwealth Nations

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 29, 2022

Olympian Tom Daley condemns anti-gay policies across Commonwealth nations, sharing in a statement that "LGBT+ athletes must be safe and feel comfortable being their authentic selves."heir authentic selves without fear of persecution or death."

First Openly Gay Football Josh Cavallo Slams Pride Jersey Boycott

First Openly Gay Football Josh Cavallo Slams Pride Jersey Boycott

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 28, 2022

After a growing group of footballers are protesting wearing a pride jersey, Cavallo said the decision would "devastate" closeted teammates.

Some Rugby League Players in Australia Refuse Pride Jersey

Some Rugby League Players in Australia Refuse Pride Jersey

Jul 27, 2022

Seven Manly Sea Eagles players have withdrawn from a National Rugby League match in Australia because they're unwilling to wear their club's inclusion jersey.

Judge: Transgender Girl can Rejoin School's Softball Team

Judge: Transgender Girl can Rejoin School's Softball Team

Jul 27, 2022

A federal judge has ordered Indianapolis Public Schools to allow a 10-year-old transgender girl to rejoin her school's all-girls softball team while a lawsuit continues against a state law that bans trans females from competing in girls school sports.

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