Sports

Out U.S. Women's National Soccer Team player Megan Rapinoe has joined GLSEN's (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project to help create a safe environment for kids who fall under all sexual orientations and gender identity / expressions to participate in athletics and physical education.

January 24 2013 2:10 PM

Eleven-year-old Caroline Pla has been playing football since she was five years old. She has always loved the sport, and for the past two years, has been the only girl on the Romans Football team, organized by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Catholic Youth Organization in Doylestown, Pa.

January 17 2013 6:16 PM

The tough women of America's roller derby leagues hip-checked their way to the top, whipping their cities ahead of the pack to make our list of the Gayest Cities of 2013.

January 11 2013 1:40 PM

Who knew Martina Navratilova has such a hip(ster) sense of humor? The out tennis legend made a very funny guest turn on a recent episode ofPortlandia, appearing with the show’s resident brittle lesbians, Toni and Candace (played by bi Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen in dyke drag).

January 11 2013 1:29 PM

In the summer of 2012, then US women’s soccer coach Pia Sundhage led the American team to Olympic Gold in London. Soon after, Sundhage, who is openly gay, announced that she would be returning to her homeland Sweden to coach the Swedish women’s team. Capping off that exciting year, Sundhage attended FIFA's annual awards gala Monday night in Zurich, Switzerland, where she was named soccer’s 2012 women’s world coach of the year. American forward Abby Wambach was also honored as women’s world player of the year.

January 08 2013 6:41 PM

Bev Kearney, a Hall of Fame women's track and field coach at the University of Texas Austin, abruptly resigned last weekend, after a 2002 affair with an adult female athlete came to light. 

January 08 2013 2:52 PM

The Biggest Loser is back tonight and so is hard-ass out trainer Jillian Michaels! Contestants this season, many of them teens as the premise of the season seeks to tackle childhood obesity, can look forward to a fresh face of Jillian barking at them morning, noon and night.

January 07 2013 6:52 PM
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