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MLB Gay Umpire Dale Scott Retires Rather than Risk More Concussions

MLB Gay Umpire Dale Scott Retires Rather than Risk More Concussions

By Ben Walker | Dec 12
As a big league umpire, Dale Scott, who came out as gay in 2014, saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turned out, was the easiest of all.

Russia Allows Rainbow Flags at 2018 FIFA World Cup

Russia Allows Rainbow Flags at 2018 FIFA World Cup

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 10
Russia will allow rainbow flags to be displayed during the 2018 FIFA World Cup despite a anti-gay propaganda law that makes the display of these symbols in public illegal.

First Openly Lesbian NBA Referee to Get Award

First Openly Lesbian NBA Referee to Get Award

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 9
Violet Palmer, the first female referee in NBA history, will be awarded for her contributions as being an out women of color.

Beyonce Presents Kaepernick with SI's Muhammad Ali Award

Beyonce Presents Kaepernick with SI's Muhammad Ali Award

By Jake Seiner | Dec 6
Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that "with or without the NFL's platform, I will continue to work for the people."

Super Bowl Live Concert Series Will Include Prince Tribute

Super Bowl Live Concert Series Will Include Prince Tribute

Dec 2
A series of free, outdoor concerts during the 10-days leading up to the Super Bowl will include a Prince tribute and plenty of Minnesota flavor.

Soccer, Rugby Teams Wear Rainbow Laces in Anti-Homophobia Campaign

Soccer, Rugby Teams Wear Rainbow Laces in Anti-Homophobia Campaign

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 2
English soccer and rugby teams took to the pitch with multi-color laces to support the fight against homophobia.

Olympic British Swimmer Mark Foster Comes Out as Gay

Olympic British Swimmer Mark Foster Comes Out as Gay

Nov 28
Mark Foster, an Olympic British swimmer who set eight world records, came out as gay in a new interview.

Lesbian Bowler Wins Male Pro Bowling Tournament

Lesbian Bowler Wins Male Pro Bowling Tournament

By Ryan Lynch | Nov 26
Liz Johnson's bowling win on last Saturday wasn't just another victory for her. The lesbian bowler won the Professional Bowling Association's Chameleon Championship, becoming only the second woman to do so.

Christmas is Cancelled! Aussie Tennis Legend Throws Fit Over Marriage Vote

Christmas is Cancelled! Aussie Tennis Legend Throws Fit Over Marriage Vote

Nov 17
Although love won in Australia with the historic postal vote moving the country to marriage equality, notorious homophobic tennis legend Margaret Court is seeing love in tennis terms - as zero.

CAS Rules FIFA Wrong to Fine Mexico for Fans' Gay Slur Chant

CAS Rules FIFA Wrong to Fine Mexico for Fans' Gay Slur Chant

Nov 17
FIFA was judged wrong to fine Mexico's soccer federation for fans chanting gay slurs at opposition goalkeepers at World Cup qualifying games.

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