CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

29 results for "gay"

Page of 1
  1. espnW -- University of Massachusetts Minutemen starter Derrick Go...

    Kate Fagan

    A network of mentors helped UMass starter Derrick Gordon in his journey to becoming the first openly gay male player in Division I basketball.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  2. espnW -- Kate Fagan explains why covering openly gay athletes is ...

    Kate Fagan

    Steve Elkington's tweets surrounding the coverage of openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam highlighted what a lot of people are asking: "Why is this news?" It is news because civil rights have always been news, especially when barriers are finally smashed.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  3. Buzz That Was -- Jason Collins greeted by cheers in return to cou...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Yes, we're poking a little fun today as usual (thank you Dale Jr. and Jim Boeheim!). But mostly we're rewatching the cheers for the Nets' Jason Collins as he made his debut as the NBA's first openly gay player Sunday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  4. espnW -- Billie Jean King gets second chance to make difference a...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Billie Jean King is happy to be receiving a second chance to represent the LGBT community at the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  5. espnW -- Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay underscores ho...

    Kate Fagan

    Seeking to tell his own truth from the very beginning, NFL draft prospect Michael Sam becomes a key figure in the changing LGBT landscape of professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  6. espnW -- Why hoops star Brittney Griner is No. 2 on our Impact 10...

    Kate Fagan

    Brittney Griner made a successful leap from the NCAA to WNBA, and continued to grow a vital social consciousness off the court, as well.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  7. Buzz That Was -- Alex Morgan announces engagement, backup quarter...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Alex Morgan announces her engagement and Rudy Gay gets a warm welcome in his new home, leaving us to engage in a seesaw battle with our emotions throughout the night.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  8. espnW -- NFL executives connect with LGBTQ youth

    Kate Fagan

    At a meeting with LGBTQ youth, NFL executives and former players Troy Vincent and Dwight Hollier brought a welcome message: They believe the league is ready for openly gay players.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  9. espnW -- Too many voices remain silent in Russia anti-gay law deb...

    Kate Fagan

    We have yet to harness the full power of the Sochi/Russia anti-gay law conversation because some voices remain silent. Why? Many fail to see the fears and pressures weighing on a large segment of the sports community: gay female athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  10. espnW Total Access -- National team foes unite on Portland Thorns...

    Kate Fagan

    Players like Christine Sinclair of Canada and Alex Morgan of the U.S. square off in bitter national team matches, but find common ground as Thorns teammates.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  11. espnW and Nine for IX -- Sheryl Swoopes being herself

    LZ Granderson

    Sheryl Swoopes is not a spokesperson, not a contrarian, just herself. That's apparent in the Nine for IX documentary "Swoopes," and it's clear as she interacts with her new team at Loyola University Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  12. 2013 French Open -- Martina Navratilova speaks out against gay ma...

    Jim Caple

    Martina Navratilova has a few words for gay marriage protesters disrupting everyday life in Paris, where France legalized gay marriage.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2013
  13. espnW -- 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' has always existed in sports med...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Brittney Griner and Jason Collins recently acknowledged their sexuality in different ways, which begs the question of what role we the media should play in "outing" sports figures.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  14. espnW -- What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete?

    Kate Fagan

    What exactly does it mean to be an openly gay athlete? Well, the recent news surrounding Brittney Griner shows the changing dialogue around gay athletes in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  15. espnW -- Michael Jordan steals NBA Alll-Star show, Danica Patrick...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Michael Jordan is fawned over for the awesome accomplishment of turning 50, but Danica Patrick gets ripped after actually winning the pole at Daytona? In The Buzz That Was, we look back at a very upside-down week.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  16. Tebow makes statement

    Jane McManus

    Anything Jets quarterback Tim Tebow does has a tendency to be in the news, and his decision to cancel a speaking engagement at a Dallas church is no different. That church is headed by Robert Jeffress, who once wrote a sermon called, "Why Gay is Not ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013