Sports

Gay rights group sends petition to IOC

More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure…

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Australia sport pledge to fight gay discrimination

Chief executives of Australia's major sports leagues have signed a commitment to eliminate discrimination against gay people among their teams,…

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UMass basketball player announces he’s gay

UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball.

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Major League Soccer OKs gay player protections

Major League Soccer has agreed to new efforts to protect gay players from discrimination and harassment as a result of…

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Paralympics chief: No need for rights assurances

Countries bidding to host the Olympics and Paralympics should not be compelled to provide assurances about human rights standards, according…

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Collins gets to play, and will get to stick around

Jason Collins dealt with the ticket requests, handled the media responsibilities, then moved on to what he most wants to…

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Gay Volleyball in Houston

The Lone Star Volleyball Association celebrates its 25th anniversary.

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Confident Sam wishes focus could stay on football

"If someone wants to call me a name, I'll have a conversation with that guy and hopefully it won't lead…

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Transgender athletes get OK by Va. governing board

The governing body of high school sports in Virginia has sanctioned the participation of transgender athletes at the state's 313…

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Ex-diver DeStephen first openly gay MU athlete

Greg DeStephen dealt with being outed as gay, having hostile teammates and diving with a broken back his freshman year,…

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