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.
While the Women's World Cup is currently taking place in Canada, the player of the team of Switzerland Ramona Bachmann, has for the first time talked about her girlfriend Camille who accompanied her to Canada.
Basketball player Angel McCoughtry came out as lesbian while confirming the discrimination she experienced in her former basketball team in Turkey.