The Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova said in an interview that she believes that individuals should have the opportunity to share their lives with whomever they want, a sort of mini-opposition to the fight against the "gay propaganda"!
Despite that there are more and more out athletes in the world, the discussion is more present in China because no Chinese athlete came out.
Not only Nike publicly supports marriage equality in Oregon but the famous brand of sport also launches its own political action committee, Nike Equality PAC, to push same-sex marriage in Oregon but also in the rest of the United-States.
The Women's Rugby Football Club of Oxford University has laid bare for charity and ... well at Lezbelib, we love it! After that, you will not see Rugby as before!
Adidas joints in the list of big supporters which endorses the effort to repeal the marriage equality ban, the 'Freedom to Marry and Religious Protection Initiative', in Oregon.
With apologies to the Proclaimers, who sang "I would walk 500 miles" in their hit song "I'm Gonna Be," Elliot London and Ronnie Kroell are doubling down for an essential cause. They will be walking nearly 1,000 miles - 921 miles to be exact - from Chicago to New York over 37 days to raise awareness for increased bullying prevention efforts across the country. The walk, to coincide with National Bullying Prevention Month, will begin on Saturday, Oct. 5 from The Bean in Millennium Park in Chicago and end on Sunday, November 10 in New York City.
Sharnee Zoll-Norman, WNBA's basketball player which is part of the Chicago Sky team, publicly comes out as lesbian even if she says she already mentioned her wife, Serita Norman, in interviews but 'it's never been printed.'
During the 2011 Women's World Cup, discriminatory remarks from the team of Nigeria had appeared on the front page of LGBT worldwide magazines. Its coach had indeed declared that no lesbian would be accepted in her team.
Being trans* and trying to pursue any career in sports is incredibly hard. Most associations consider hormones to be performance enhancers, so when you try to transition and be an athlete, the road can be rough or even impossible. One woman at Mission College in Santa Clara is breaking those barriers.
I love the summer. I love being outside. I love hiking, reading in my hammock, driving around with the windows down and the music up loud, long road trips, camping, the smell of woodsmoke. And I love swimming. But when you are a trans* man who has not had top surgery, swimming is not always fun. It is hard to navigate wanting to be read as male and having that desire just to be able to be a normal guy, walking around in your trunks with no shirt on. So how do you handle those pressures?
South-African Karen Hultzer, archer, has confimed to be lesbian during the London Olympic Games.