Following the approval of anti-LGBTQ laws in North Carolina, the best known being HB2, that prevents trans people access to public toilets, the NBA withdrew the organization of the All-Star Game 2017 in Charlotte and we just heard the NCAA has canceled 7 sporting events scheduled to take place in North Carolina.
The Olympics, which take place from August 5 to 21, 2016 in Rio, Brazil welcome 46 LGBTQI athletes and three coaches. This is a record. At the Olympic Games in London in 2012, 23 LGBT athletes were competing.
At the ESPY Awards ceremony, the openly lesbian soccer player Abby Wambach got back on what made her most proud: women's equality in sport.
Women's Running magazine has a trans woman on the cover of its issue of July 2016. This is the first time the running magazine honors a runner from the community.
In France, from January 29 to February 1, professional soccer players of League 1 and League 2 will wear rainbow shoelaces during games and workouts to show their support to diversity and to fight against discrimination in sport.