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Dinah Hosts Gay Games 9 "Victory Party"

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
On August 13, the legendary Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend -- the biggest lesbian event of its kind in the world -- will host the only official Gay Games-sanctioned women party in Cleveland, Ohio.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

NBA Ref Violet Palmer to Marry Long Time Partner

Thursday Jul 31, 2014
Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday.

Ex-Football Player Comes Under Fire for Gay Conversion Therapy Tweets

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Supporters of New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy are up in arms over anti-gay comments made by newly installed Giants Director of Player Development David Tyree.

Class of 2014: John Amaechi, Diana Nyad, Among New Inductees to Gay & Lesbian Sports of Hall

By Sasha Razumikhin | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
Wade Davis, Fallon Fox, Nike Corp are all being inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, along with the entire 2014 class.

Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall Fame Breaks Barriers

By Jacob Long | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Jason Collin was the first major professional sports figure to come out, right? Wrong. There’s more to the story...

Splits in FIFA Anti-Racism Strategy at World Cup

By Graham Dunbar | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Splits in FIFA’s plan to fight discrimination at the World Cup have been exposed after reported incidents involving fans went unpunished.

Fashion Experts Weigh In On World Cup Jersys

By Janie McCauley | Friday Jun 13, 2014
The World Cup uniforms will provide a carnival of color and fashion, from Brazil’s bright yellow jerseys to the Netherlands’ classic orange to Croatia’s red checkered home kit and the superhero-inspired looks of Mexico.

Boots on the Ground: 5 Things to Know about World Cup Cleats

By Anne M. Peterson | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
Nike, adidas, Puma and other shoemakers are all trotting out new and innovative looks for this summer’s World Cup. Gone are the old-school black boots like the fabled Puma Kings worn by Pele.

FIFA World Cup Fever

By Ian Maloney | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
Every four years, sports fans the world over gather to cheer on their favorite countries in the FIFA World Cup, the "super" Super Bowl of Soccer.