NHL, NHLPA Partner With Gay Rights Group

Mortal and philosophical enemies Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr will sit down together today and announce a pioneering partnership between the NHL, NHLPA, and the You Can Play Project (YCP), the latter a non-profit group formed last year to promote LGBT tolerance in sports. » 4/11/13 12:16pm 4/11/13 12:16pm

Pro Bowler Wins Tournament, Kisses His Husband, And It's Totally Not A…

Scott Norton won the WSOB Chamelon Championship back in November, but it only aired on ESPN this weekend. Fast-forward to about the two-minute mark of the video above, and you'll see the aftermath. Norton, overcome with emotion after just his second PBA win, first shakes the hand of his opponent, than shares a brief… » 1/02/13 3:55pm 1/02/13 3:55pm

What Would Jesus Do About A Gay Teammate? A Christian Response To Torii…

"For me, as a Christian … I will be uncomfortable because in all my teachings and all my learning, biblically, it's not right."—Torii Hunter, quoted in the Los Angeles Times, on having an out gay teammate. » 1/02/13 3:30pm 1/02/13 3:30pm

Torii Hunter Says Homosexuality Is "Not Right" (Then Claims He Was…

On Saturday, Kevin Baxter of the Los Angeles Times wrote a column about the obstacles that a potentially gay athlete still faces in today's locker room culture. Included in the piece is the following quote from Detroit Tigers center fielder Torii Hunter: » 12/31/12 3:15pm 12/31/12 3:15pm

We Now Have A Gay Athlete Who Can Beat The Hell Out Anyone Who Has A…

Well, Megan Rapinoe could probably beat up your average bigot, but the roster of gay men in sports had been lacking anyone actively participating in a sport and, therefore, anyone who might put the lie to the homophobe's treasured notion that gay people are unathletic or unfit for competition. Kevin McClatchey, Rick… » 10/06/12 11:15am 10/06/12 11:15am

"They Won't Magically Turn You Into A Lustful Cockmonster": Chris Kluwe…

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has spoken out in favor of a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize gay marriage. Yahoo has published a letter that Maryland state delegate Emmett C. Burns Jr. wrote last week to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, urging him to "inhibit such expressions from your… » 9/07/12 2:00pm 9/07/12 2:00pm