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Cardinal Pitcher Calls Out Tampa Bay Rays Players for Not Wearing Pride Patches

Cardinal Pitcher Calls Out Tampa Bay Rays Players for Not Wearing Pride Patches

Jun 6, 2022

When the Tampa Bay Rays took the field for Pride Night, not everyone on the team wore Pride patches. Cardinal pitcher Jack Flaherty shot back at five players for their refusal.

Tampa Bay Rays Manager: Players Not Wearing LGBTQ+ Logos Won't Divide Team

Tampa Bay Rays Manager: Players Not Wearing LGBTQ+ Logos Won't Divide Team

Jun 6, 2022

A number of Tampa Bay Rays players decided not to wear rainbow-colored logos on their uniforms as part of the team's annual "Pride Night" on Saturday that recognized the LGBTQ community.

Cardinals' Donovan Apologizes for Old Homophobic Tweets

Cardinals' Donovan Apologizes for Old Homophobic Tweets

By Sarah Trotto | Jun 5, 2022

Cardinals rookie Brendan Donovan apologized Saturday night for tweets he sent with homophobic language as a teenager that surfaced during St. Louis' game against the Chicago Cubs.

Celtics Join Calls for Return of Out Basketball Star Brittney Griner

Celtics Join Calls for Return of Out Basketball Star Brittney Griner

By Tim Reynolds | Jun 5, 2022

The WNBA star has been detained in Russia for more than 100 days and some members of the Boston Celtics are using their platform at the NBA's title series to join calls for her return to the U.S.

Iditarod Dog Found Months after Disappearing from Checkpoint

Iditarod Dog Found Months after Disappearing from Checkpoint

By Yvonne Gonzalez | Jun 5, 2022

An Iditarod sled dog was found safe after disappearing from a checkpoint in the race three months ago and covering nearly 150 miles, the Iditarod Trail Committee said Saturday.

Transgender Athlete Ban Challenged in Utah Lawsuit

Transgender Athlete Ban Challenged in Utah Lawsuit

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Jun 2, 2022

A ban on transgender athletes playing on girls' sports teams is being challenged in court in Utah, one of more than a dozen states that have passed similar bans throughout the last two years.

Lia Thomas Plans to Keep Swimming - with an Eye on Olympics

Lia Thomas Plans to Keep Swimming - with an Eye on Olympics

Jun 1, 2022

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas said she intends to keep competing, with the ultimate goal of reaching the Olympics.

Olympian Tom Daley Announces Knitting Book, Coming in November

Olympian Tom Daley Announces Knitting Book, Coming in November

By Emell Adolphus | May 29, 2022

Tom Daley announced he is writing a book about knitting that will hit shelves in November.

Soccer Great David Beckham: Historically Homophobic Sport Has Improved; Still Has Far to Go

Soccer Great David Beckham: Historically Homophobic Sport Has Improved; Still Has Far to Go

By Kilian Melloy | May 27, 2022

English soccer great David Beckham, who positions himself as an LGBTQ+ ally despite serving as a brand ambassador for homophobic nation Qatar, says the sport is getting less homophobic.

Indiana House Backs Override on Veto of Trans Sports Ban

Indiana House Backs Override on Veto of Trans Sports Ban

By Casey Smith | May 24, 2022

The Republican-dominated Indiana House voted Tuesday to override the GOP governor's veto of a bill banning transgender females from competing in girls school sports.

Louisiana Gov Faces Decision on Transgender Athlete Bill

Louisiana Gov Faces Decision on Transgender Athlete Bill

By Kevin McGill | May 24, 2022

A bill to keep transgender women and girls in Louisiana from competing on college and K-12 women's and girls' athletic teams won final legislative passage Monday in the state Senate.

Louisiana Bill Limiting Trans Athletes Nears Governor's Desk

Louisiana Bill Limiting Trans Athletes Nears Governor's Desk

By Kevin McGill | May 18, 2022

A bill that would keep transgender women and girls in Louisiana from competing on college and K-12 women's and girls' athletic teams was approved 72-21 by the state House, moving the bill closer to the desk of Gov. John Bel Edwards.

South Carolina Governor Signs Transgender Sports Ban Bill

South Carolina Governor Signs Transgender Sports Ban Bill

By Jeffrey Collins | May 17, 2022

South Carolina's governor has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools and colleges.

PSG Player Criticized for Missing Anti-Homophobia Day Game

PSG Player Criticized for Missing Anti-Homophobia Day Game

By Samuel Petrequin | May 17, 2022

A group fighting homophobia in soccer has called on the French league and Paris Saint-Germain to ask player Idrissa Gueye for an explanation missing a game amid reports that he refused to play because he didn't want to wear a rainbow numb on his jersey.

Out Aussie Soccer Star Josh Cavallo 'Proud' He Inspired Newly Out Jake Daniels

Out Aussie Soccer Star Josh Cavallo 'Proud' He Inspired Newly Out Jake Daniels

By Kilian Melloy | May 17, 2022

Openly gay Australian soccer star Josh Cavallo praised Jake Daniels' "courage" in coming out and expressed pride in being a role model.

English Soccer Player Jake Daniels Says He is Gay

English Soccer Player Jake Daniels Says He is Gay

By Rob Harris | May 16, 2022

English soccer player Jake Daniels said he is gay on Monday in a trailblazing moment for the European men's game.

British Footballer Set to Come Out as Gay This Week

British Footballer Set to Come Out as Gay This Week

May 15, 2022

The British tabloid The Sun is reporting that a gay teenage footballer is about to come out as gay. He has been given the full backing of teammates and officials at his Championship club.

Watch Out Olympian Dominic Clarke Wow 'The Voice' Judges with His Vocal Chops

Watch Out Olympian Dominic Clarke Wow 'The Voice' Judges with His Vocal Chops

May 8, 2022

Last year out Olympian Dominic Clarke made headlines as part of the Australian gymnastics team where he made the finals for performing on the trampoline. This week he wowed the judges on Australia's "The Voice" with his vocal prowess.

Tennessee Governor Signs Collegiate Transgender Athlete Ban

Tennessee Governor Signs Collegiate Transgender Athlete Ban

By Kimberlee Kruesi | May 6, 2022

Republican Gov. Bill Lee on Friday signed off on legislation banning transgender athletes from participating in female college sports.

S. Carolina Nears Transgender Sports Ban after Senate Vote

S. Carolina Nears Transgender Sports Ban after Senate Vote

By Jeffrey Collins | May 5, 2022

The South Carolina Senate approved a bill Wednesday that would ban transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools and colleges.

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