James Clementi, whose younger brother Tyler killed himself after being spied on during a sexual encounter in his Rutgers University dorm room, said Spirit Day is important.
“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. “But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”
Toronto shortstop Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games Tuesday by the Blue Jays for wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written in Spanish during a game last weekend.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided years ago the Boy Scouts of America has the right to keep gays out because it’s a private organization. However, it also has the right to change its mind.
Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds won’t spend time in the NHL’s penalty box. The league Tuesday night they don’t have conclusive evidence he directed a homophobic slur at Rangers agitator Sean Avery.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is calling for Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds to apologize for a slur he appeared to utter toward Sean Avery of the New York Rangers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is working with a gay-advocacy group to reduce the amount of hate speech and bullying on the online social hub. Anti-gay bullying has been in the spotlight recently after the […]