It's a terrific week to be out and proud, and WNBA guard with the Chicago Sky, Sharnee Zoll-Norman, came out publicly this week in an interview with the Windy City Times, in which she tells the publication that she plans to participate in Chicago’s annual gay pride parade this weekend with her wife of four years, Serita Norman.

June 28 2013 7:27 PM

An 11-year-old girl who’s played on a Christian school’s football team has been told she’s not welcome to try out for the next school year because boys on the team are having “impure thoughts” about her.
While in sixth grade, Madison Baxter was the starting defensive end on her team at Strong Rock Christian Academy, in the suburbs of Atlanta, and was praised for her performance on the field. After she was recently told she could not try out for the team for the upcoming year, her mother, Cassy Blythe, met with school CEO Patrick Stuart about the matter.

June 25 2013 5:53 AM

What started out as a regular international friendly between the US Women and the Korea Republic squad, turned out to be a record setting performance for the 18,000+ that turned out on Thursday night for the evening match at New Jersey’s Red Bull arena.

June 21 2013 7:32 PM

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.

June 19 2013 5:23 PM

I joined my high school track team because I was too short to play basketball and I liked the idea of being an athlete. I was and still am naturally pretty athletic, but I was a city kid who played street ball. We moved to the suburbs, where my peers had been on traveling teams and went to hoity-toity tennis camps before the umbillical cord had been cut. So no, I couldn't make the basketball squad, no matter how many times I'd try. But I could run in a straight line and sometimes in a circle, so I became a sprinter.

June 19 2013 3:27 PM

The WNBA rookie's epic dunks over Chicago.

May 29 2013 3:18 PM

Meet a few of the women of AIDS Lifecycle 12. On June 2, 2,200-plus cyclists and some 500 roadies will depart from San Francisco’s Cow Palace to the VA in Los Angeles, riding 545 miles over seven days to raise money for people living with HIV/AIDS. Lifecycle is a community of like-minded people who are all moved to do something to help make life a little easier for people with HIV/AIDS and to help erase the stigma that surrounds it through visibility. Riders will average about 85 miles a day on their bikes for seven days for the cause. Funds raised go to programs supported by the LA Gay and Lesbian Center and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation.

May 20 2013 4:12 PM