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Britney Stinson Says Women Hit Hard in Orlando Anarchy

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 29
In Florida, player Britney Stinson, a new member of the team Orlando Anarchy, is finding out that the hits come even harder when teammates are paying to play.

Major League Baseball Goes to Bat for Diversity

SPORTS | Apr 19
On July 17, 2013, Major League Baseball held its 84th annual All Star Game at Citi Field in Queens, New York. It was a day that would become special for the LGBT community: Bud Selig, then commissioner of MLB, challenged homophobia in the clubhouse.

Witness Plenty of Horsepower at the Gay Polo Tournament

By Natalya Jones | Apr 10
One of the most noteworthy events of the year is here: The 6th Annual Gay Polo Tournament will take place at the International Polo Club Palm Beach-Isla Carroll Fields.

Sports Backlash Hits Indiana in Wake of Anti-Gay Law

SPORTS | By Roger Brigham | Apr 4
Nowhere has the reaction to Indiana's anti-gay law been more mobilized than in the national sports industry, where condemnation and calls are spreading for major amateur championships to be pulled.

Legislators Demand Equal Footing for 2015 Women's World Cup

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 5
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand renewed their call for organizers of the 2015 International Association of Federation Football (FIFA) Women's World Cup to use real grass, not artificial turf.

Super Bowl XLIX; Defending Champs Seattle Seahawks Take On the New England Patriots

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Jan 30
Here's a rundown of both teams' impressive 2014 seasons, what to expect from them in the Super Bowl, and of course a preview of the commercials we'll be seeing on game day.

LGBT Sport :: Out Across the Land and Here at Home

SPORTS | By Joel Martens | Jan 27
If you are interested in participating in a "group activity," the LGBT community offers many options -- some healthy, some perhaps not as much. But here's one that might surprise you: Sport. And more and more LGBT pros are emerging from the closet.

Robbie Rogers Says 'No Way' to FIFA for Anti-Gay World Cup

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 20
LA Galaxy star and unrepentant hunk Robbie Rogers blasted FIFA for on Thursday for their decision to hold the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in the virulently anti-gay countries of Russia and Qatar, respectively.

Olympic Rower Robbie Manson Comes Out

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 5
New Zealand hunk Robbie Manson, an Olympic rower, came out publicly as gay, after coming out to friends and teammates two years ago.

Strongman Rob Kearney Comes Out as Gay

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 3
The world's second strongest man showed a different kind of strength on October 20, when he came out as gay on Facebook, and the sports world is heralding this champion.

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