High School Basketball Coach Tells Team He's Gay

Worth your time: MSG Varsity has a thorough report on 35-year-old Anthony Nicodemo's decision to out himself as a gay man. Nicodemo is the basketball coach at Saunders, a high school in Yonkers, N.Y. He was inspired to come out after having met Jason Collins at a recent LGBT sports summit in Oregon. » 6/25/13 4:16pm 6/25/13 4:16pm

49ers First NFL Team To Film An "It Gets Better" Video

In response to a Change.org petition, the 49ers became the first football team to endorse It Gets Better, which assures LGBT teens that things are looking up. Donte Whitner, Ahmad Brooks, Isaac Sopoaga, and Ricky Jean Francois appear in the video. Next up: How about a You Can Play? » 8/24/12 7:10pm 8/24/12 7:10pm

Denver Broncos Fans Petition Team To Make An "It Gets Better" Video

The It Gets Better campaign, Dan Savage's brainchild, is a response to a seeming uptick in teenage suicide due to bullying directed at the LGBT community. You have seen the videos—they've been around for a while and the message is pretty straight forward: Don't get too down, it gets better. » 12/18/11 2:00pm 12/18/11 2:00pm

Floyd Mayweather Isn't Ducking Manny Pacquaio; He's Being Persecuted,…

Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn't take too kindly to Sirius radio host Rude Jude's accusation that he's afraid to fight Manny Pacquiao. So Mayweather decided to call Jude's show yesterday, at the urging of 50 Cent, and you can listen to the audio above. Mayweather never directly addresses the issue at hand, choosing… » 11/04/11 12:55pm 11/04/11 12:55pm

This Is Shaq Speaking Out Against Anti-Gay Bullies

First, Michael Irvin appeared on the cover of Out magazine this summer and acknowledged how he's come to accept his gay older brother. Now, here's Shaq teaming up with the folks from GLAAD to lend his own voice to the issue. Progress. [SLAM] » 10/19/11 1:25pm 10/19/11 1:25pm

This Is Michael Irvin On The Cover Of Out Magazine

There's a fantastic Michael Irvin profile in this month's Out magazine which, given the recent newsworthy items about another particular NFC East wide receiver, will hopefully lead to more progress on the issue. Irvin reveals how in his early Playmaker days, he was just as guilty of stereotyping, gaybashing, and all… » 7/12/11 12:36pm 7/12/11 12:36pm

An Attempted Translation Of DeSean Jackson's Twitter Response To That…

Last evening, Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson, who is embroiled in a slurmantic battle over his use of the phrase "gay-ass faggot," put his thoughts on the record about said controversy. » 7/09/11 3:30pm 7/09/11 3:30pm

DeSean Jackson Tells Radio Caller He's A "Gay-Ass, Faggot" [UPDATE]

Brian from DCFanatic.com recorded the above audio during Eagles wideout DeSean Jackson's June 30 appearance on the All Out Show with Rude Jude and Lord Sear. (It airs on Sirius XM's Shade 45—an Eminem-branded hip hop channel—and is uncensored, if you're interested.) » 7/08/11 3:00pm 7/08/11 3:00pm

The Ultimate Anti-Bullying PSA: Kid Fights Back With Devastating Body…

Casey's had enough. The bigger kid on the right "has been bullied his whole school life," says the video description, "and this is what happens when he snaps!!" Hence the jackknife powerbomb. The Facebook commenters are universally in his corner, as we all should be, but the school didn't see it that way: Casey was… » 3/14/11 11:50am 3/14/11 11:50am