UFC Champ Jon Jones (Apparently) Calls Some Guy A "Fag," Blames Hacker

The other day, a Swedish guy posted some images purporting to show that after he trolled UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones—he is, roughly, the Kevin Durant or Mike Trout of his sport—on Twitter, Jones went through his photos on Instagram and tagged them with homophobic comments. » 4/17/14 6:21pm Thursday 6:21pm

Inside Russia's Anti-Gay Vigilante Army, Occupy Pedophilia

Last night, the U.K.'s Channel 4 aired Hunted, a wide-ranging documentary about homophobia in Russia. Its biggest coup was achieving access to the inner workings of Occupy Pedophilia, the largest vigilante group responsible for the hunting down of, physical abuse against, and public humiliation of gay people… » 2/06/14 10:44am 2/06/14 10:44am

Former Pro Football Player Reflects on Brokeback Romance with Teammate

This account of an affair between two men who played together on the Washington Redskins in the late '60s/early '70s is heartbreaking. It comes from the NFL Network's episode of A Football Life profiling player Jerry Smith, who remained publicly closeted for his entire life (Smith died of AIDS in 1986). » 1/22/14 4:58pm 1/22/14 4:58pm

Braves Fans Threaten Team Boycott Over GLAAD Spirit Day Facebook Post

Today is GLAAD Spirit Day, an annual event that aims to bring awareness to bullying of LGBT youth. (You might notice a lot of people wearing purple today. That's why.) In association with the organization, every MLB team posted a link to GLAAD's Spirit Day webpage to their Facebook site. Braves fans, in particular,… » 10/17/13 11:30am 10/17/13 11:30am

Russia: Tourists, Athletes Subject To Anti-Gay Laws At Winter Olympics

Russia has a problem: Gay people exist. They're ghastly and gross and bad, and they could destroy the traditional family and rip apart the very fabric of the nation. Even the idea of homosexuality represents a danger to the country, which is why this summer, Vladimir Putin signed wide-sweeping anti-gay and anti-gay… » 8/01/13 11:40am 8/01/13 11:40am

Former Packer Supports Jason Collins, Gets Church Appearance Cancelled

Leroy Butler, the former Packers safety who played 12 seasons in Green Bay, was set to make an appearance at a Wisconsin church and talk about whatever it is that former NFL players talk about when they go to churches. Butler's apperance was cancelled, though, when the church discovered that he had sent a tweet » 5/01/13 10:43am 5/01/13 10:43am

Marcus Vick Is Still Acting Like A Dumbass On Twitter

Why does Marcus Vick still have a Twitter account? You would think that somebody from Michael Vick's camp would have forced him to shut it down after he went on a "Trade my brother!" rant back in November. But no, Marcus is still using everyone's favorite social media platform to say horrible and stupid things. What's he … » 4/17/13 10:45am 4/17/13 10:45am

Brendon Ayanbadejo Is "In Talks With A Handful Of Players Who Are…

It's perfect that the first NFL players to come out of the closet—indeed, the first active players in any North American sport—will do so after a protracted negotiation that resembles collective contract bargaining, except with less salary caps and signing bonuses and more public declarations of sexual preference. » 4/06/13 9:30am 4/06/13 9:30am

Former Teammate Implies That Darnell Dockett Is Gay, Enrages Darnell…

Chris Rix, former Florida State Seminoles quarterback and current college football insider for Fox Sports, went on Jay Mohr's radio show yesterday and gay-baited his former teammate, Darnell Dockett, who currently plays defensive end for the Arizona Cardinals. Things get started at the 2:42 mark of the audio clip… » 2/07/13 6:50pm 2/07/13 6:50pm