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Gay Games

Every four years since 1982, in some city on the globe, athletes and activists have come together to promote inclusion and diversity in athletics. These are the Gay Games. Whether the sport is synchronized swimming, table tennis, or squash, this event keeps promoting its values: diversity, respect, equality, sharing, and solidarity. While sports do carry the aura of an exclusive, masculine world, the Gay Games provides a vision of the world where dignity and inclusion are the cornerstones of athletics. So tune into the next Gay Games!

The Sims Introduces New Trans-Inclusive Options & We’re Cheering

The game has rolled out new top surgery scars, chest binders, and shapewear customizations.

Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King Among First Inductees to Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame

Out tennis legends Martina Navratilova and Billie Jean King are some of the first inductees to the newly opened National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, based in Chicago, reports Gay News Network.

Lesbians Banned from Women's Soccer in Nigeria

The chair of the Nigeria Women Football League has reportedly verbalized an official ban of lesbians from Nigerian women’s soccer. Dilichukwu Onyedinma, who is also a member of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) executive committee, made the announcement at the Annual General Assembly of the Women’s League body.

Lesbian Artist B.C. Cliver Wants to Rock

B.C. Cliver attributes much of her love of music back to her parents, who would sing around the house. Drawing from a plethora of musical styles and after being operatically trained, Cliver found her passion in rock. In her interview with SheWired, Cliver talks about her parents, her training, and her band, B.C. Three.

Lesbian Sports Pioneer Pat Griffin Talks to SheWired

The Global LGBT Summit is underway in Philadelphia. On Thursday April 29th a National Sports Panel discussed the toxic effect of homophobia in college and professional sports. One of the panelists was Dr. Pat Griffin.

Cleveland Rolls Out the Welcome Mat for 2014 Gay Games

I know, I know—everyone’s in the dumps because Chicago didn’t land the 2016 Olympics. Chins up, Midwesterners! Have I got good news for you! Cleveland, Ohio has been chosen to host the 2014 International Gay Games.