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Australia Open Declines Invite to Anti-LGBTQ Grand Slam Winner Margaret Court

Australia Open Declines Invite to Anti-LGBTQ Grand Slam Winner Margaret Court

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 27, 2021

Australian tennis champ Margaret Court, often cited for her anti-LGBTQ rhetoric, wasn't invited to this year's Australia Open. The Grand Slam winner says she wouldn't go anyway.

Bodybuilder Joseph Baena Celebrates Film Role with Speedo Thirst Trap

Bodybuilder Joseph Baena Celebrates Film Role with Speedo Thirst Trap

Jan 26, 2021

There's little doubt that a pic of Joseph Baena will bring to mind his famous dad — Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Thomas Keeps Citi Sponsorship with Money Donated to LGBTQ

Thomas Keeps Citi Sponsorship with Money Donated to LGBTQ

By Doug Ferguson | Jan 26, 2021

Investment bank Citi decided Monday to keep its sponsorship of Justin Thomas, condemning the anti-gay slur he muttered and requiring him to donate a "meaningful portion" of his deal as part of an active role in LGBTQ causes.

Budweiser Joins Coke, Pepsi Brands in Sitting Out Super Bowl

Budweiser Joins Coke, Pepsi Brands in Sitting Out Super Bowl

By Mae Anderson and Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 25, 2021

For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn't advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl.

Poirier Knocks Out Conor McGregor in 2nd Round at UFC 257

Poirier Knocks Out Conor McGregor in 2nd Round at UFC 257

Jan 24, 2021

Dustin Poirier stopped Conor McGregor with a flurry of punches midway through the second round Sunday, avenging his loss to the Irish superstar with a knockout victory at UFC 257.

Thomas to Go On Training Program After Anti-Gay Slur

Thomas to Go On Training Program After Anti-Gay Slur

By Steve Douglas | Jan 20, 2021

Justin Thomas intends to go through an individual training program to "become a better person" after he was picked up uttering a homophobic slur under his breath when he missed a putt at a tournament in Hawaii this month.

Hig Roberts Came Out to 'Be Happy' - Now He Is

Hig Roberts Came Out to 'Be Happy' - Now He Is

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19, 2021

Elite Alpine skier Hig Roberts came out last month, saying he was "ready to be happy." In a new interview, Roberts described being overwhelmed with love and support from fans, friends, and other athletes.

Transgender Athletes Look to Changing of White House Guard

Transgender Athletes Look to Changing of White House Guard

By Pat Eaton-Robb | Jan 16, 2021

Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports.

Ralph Lauren Drops Justin Thomas After Gay Slur Heard on TV

Ralph Lauren Drops Justin Thomas After Gay Slur Heard on TV

By Doug Ferguson | Jan 16, 2021

Ralph Lauren Corp. said Friday it is ending its sponsorship with Justin Thomas after he was heard muttering a homophobic slur to himself after missing a putt last week in Hawaii.

Montana, North Dakota Bills Target Transgender Athletes

Montana, North Dakota Bills Target Transgender Athletes

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 15, 2021

Lawmakers in North Dakota and Montana are considering bills that specifically target transgender student athletes.

Watch: 3x3 Basketball Player from Switzerland Comes Out as Gay

Watch: 3x3 Basketball Player from Switzerland Comes Out as Gay

Jan 15, 2021

A player on Switzerland's 3x3 basketball team publicly came out as gay on Friday.

Recently Out Coach Feels 'Happy,' Cites 'Newfound Confidence'

Recently Out Coach Feels 'Happy,' Cites 'Newfound Confidence'

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15, 2021

Out Division One basketball coach Matt Lynch gave an update about his life post-coming out after he embraced authenticity last April.

Rapinoe Returns to US National Team After Nearly a Year

Rapinoe Returns to US National Team After Nearly a Year

By Anne M. Peterson | Jan 14, 2021

It was quite a year for Megan Rapinoe. Her book came out, she hosted an HBO special and she got engaged to girlfriend Sue Bird.

Trans Athlete Sues After Being Denied Right to Compete

Trans Athlete Sues After Being Denied Right to Compete

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 13, 2021

A transgender athlete who says that she was denied the chance to pursue her Olympic ambitions is now suing USA Powerlifting because the organization refused to allow her to compete.

PGA Championship Leaving Trump National in '22 Tournament

PGA Championship Leaving Trump National in '22 Tournament

By Doug Ferguson | Jan 11, 2021

The PGA of America cut ties to President Donald Trump when it voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship event away from his New Jersey golf course next year.

80% Say Tokyo Olympics Should be Called Off or Won't Happen

80% Say Tokyo Olympics Should be Called Off or Won't Happen

By Stephen Wade | Jan 11, 2021

More than 80% of people in Japan who were surveyed in two polls in the last few days say the Tokyo Olympics should be canceled or postponed, or say they believe the Olympics will not take place.

Thomas Apologizes for Homophobic Slur at Kapalua

Thomas Apologizes for Homophobic Slur at Kapalua

By Doug Ferguson | Jan 10, 2021

Justin Thomas apologized Saturday afternoon for uttering a homophobic slur under his breath when he missed a 5-foot par putt on the fourth hole of the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

OutAthletics Announces 'Love is Love' Virtual Competition

OutAthletics Announces 'Love is Love' Virtual Competition

Jan 9, 2021

OutAthletics returns with an online workout competition — no equipment needed.

Donald Trump Jr. Slams Transgender Athletes at Rally Before D.C. Riots

Donald Trump Jr. Slams Transgender Athletes at Rally Before D.C. Riots

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9, 2021

At the Wednesday rally in Washington D.C., shortly before seditionists stormed the Capitol and rioted at the suggestion of the President, Donald Trump Jr. attacked transgender athletes in an expletive-ridden speech.

'I Am Openly Gay' Writes Rugby Pro Devin Ibañez in Empowering Tweet

'I Am Openly Gay' Writes Rugby Pro Devin Ibañez in Empowering Tweet

Jan 8, 2021

Professional rugby player Devin Ibañez came out with an empowering message and the sweetest pic.

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