Invicta FC (Invicta Fighting Championships) fighter Cassie Robb said, during an interview with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Examiner Eric Holden, that she is extremely pleased and proud that the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) is so supportive of out lesbian Liz Carmouche.

December 11 2012 6:04 PM

It was announced on Thursday that Iraqi War vet and out lesbian, Liz Carmouche, 28, will become the first openly gay fighter to join the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) circuit, with the first ever female fight, between Carmouche and Ronda Rousey, set for February 23rd,

December 10 2012 4:29 PM

While NASCAR racing features stock cars moving at remarkable, almost super-human speeds, the path the sport has taken towards gender equality has been traveled at a veritable snail’s crawl. Only a handful of female drivers have competed at the elite level, with JR Motorsports driver Danica Patrick as the most notable NASCAR competitor in recent memory. Despite the gender disparity in stock car racing, 30-year-old Christmas Abbott has blazed another NASCAR trail, becoming the first female NASCAR pit crewmember.

November 20 2012 2:55 PM

An arrest warrant was issued in Georgia on Thursday for WNBA legend Chamique Holdsclaw, 35, after a dispute with her alleged ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lacy, 29, turned violent, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
According to police, the warrant was issued for aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and reckless conduct, after Holdsclaw took a baseball bat to Lacy’s Range Rover front and rear windows and fired a weapon inside her SUV. There were no injuries reported.

November 15 2012 7:55 PM

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and Olympic goalie Hope Solo’s fiancé’, former Seattle Seahawks/Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens, 33, was arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of fourth degree domestic assault, after an altercation with Solo, 31, at a party the day before their planned wedding day.

November 14 2012 3:54 PM

Megan Rapinoe is not only an Olympic gold medal winning athlete at the top of her game, she is also an outspoken advocate for the equality movement, making headlines over the summer after she came out publicly as a lesbian in Out Magazine.

November 09 2012 11:30 AM

With Pia Sundhage’s departure from the helm of the U.S. Women’s soccer team, the organization has settled on a replacement, naming Australian national team coach Tom Sermanni to fill the vacancy beginning Jan. 1, the LA Times reports.

Sermanni, 58, led Australia to three World Cups in his 11 years (1994, 1997, 2004-2012) as head coach, and he competed as midfielder for 14 seasons in his native Scotland, England, Australia, and New Zealand.

October 31 2012 1:59 PM

Three-time Olympian and Texas native, Stacy Sykora recently came out as lesbian in an interview with the Italian volleyball magazine Pallavoliamo.

October 25 2012 1:38 PM

The Olympic gold medalist, Minnesota Lynx shooting guard, and out lesbian is asking Minnesotans to vote against a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in November.

October 16 2012 8:22 PM

Homophobia is part and parcel of male professional sports. Gay epithets are so pervasive among players that they are sadly totally unaware of the weight and meaning of the terms.

September 20 2012 7:43 PM