Sports

Transgender Woman Will Throw Out First Pitch at St. Louis Cardinals Game

The St. Louis Cardinals may have struck out with LGBTQ fans by featuring Lance Berkman at their annual “Christian Day” in July, but the team is stepping up to the plate for the first official “Pride Night” at Busch Stadium on Friday, Aug. 25th featuring an historic ceremonial first pitch by transgender entertainer Tassandra Crush. Crush, who is Pride St.(…)

Registration Underway for World OutGames Miami

Registration is well underway with sports enthusiasts from more than 40 countries ready to compete during World OutGames Miami 2017, a 10-day event that will bring to life 30 sports and 400 events across the areas of Sport, Culture and Human Rights.  Making its U.S. debut, the Games will welcome thousands of athletes, participants, spectators(…)

NBA will Consider New All-Star Game Host City’s Record on LGBT Rights

  The NCAA is sending a questionnaire about potential discrimination laws to organizers in cities that will be or are hoping to host sanctioned college sports events. The NCAA board of governors’ decision comes a day after the NBA announced it would pull its All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of its objections to(…)

World OutGames Miami launches early registration for 2017 games

  MIAMI, Fla. – World OutGames Miami, the 10-day event that will bring to life 34 sports and more than 450 events across the areas of Sport, Culture and Human Rights, has launched advanced registration. Thousands of athletes, participants, spectators and thought leaders from around the globe will converge on Miami for World OutGames IV(…)

Stompers Re-sign Openly Gay Pitcher

Right-handed pitcher Sean Conroy, perhaps the most celebrated player in the short history of the Sonoma Stompers Professional Baseball Club, has agreed to terms on a contract that will bring him back to Sonoma for the 2016 season, the team’s General Manager, Theo Fightmaster said. “Sean is a guy we were lucky to have last(…)

Nike Is Preparing To Drop Manny Pacquaio

  TMZ Sports reports that Nike has pulled its Manny Pacquaio line of branded sportswear from its website in preparation for cutting ties with the anti-LGBT champion boxer. They write: Multiple sources tell TMZ Sports … Nike is preparing to cut ties with boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao after his latest round of anti-gay comments. The(…)