Tag Archives: LGBT Sports

LGBT Night Out, The College Version

Pride Night for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community have been staples for pro sports teams like those in my hometown of Washington, DC. Outsports.com is reporting on a college version of the same idea in Ohio: Gay … Continue reading

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Preserving History: Gay Sports Hall of Fame

Do you know the name Glen Burke? He was a player for the Oakland Athletics who is credited with the creation of the high-five. He was also gay. Doesn’t sound familiar? Burke is just one of the many Lesbian, Gay, … Continue reading

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Out and Proud Gay Paralympian Lee Pearson Takes Silver

Let nothing stop you. From The New Civil Rights Movement: Equestrian Lee Pearson from Great Britain is the first out and proud Paralympian to medal in the 2012 London Games. Lee, who is already the winner of 9 gold Paralympics … Continue reading

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Photos Stolen from Exhibit that Highlights LGBT Athletes

‘Fearless’ is an photo exhibit by Jeff Sheng which “documen[s] high school and collegiate athletes who openly self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and are “out” to their predominantly straight teammates and coaches.” The photo exhibit tours colleges and gyms … Continue reading

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