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Jake Daniels
Blackpool footballer Jake Daniels has ended decades of silence from within professional men’s football, becoming the first player in the United Kingdom to come out as gay since Justin Fashanu in 1990. 17-year-old Daniels, who only just made his debut for the club this month, explained that he felt comfortable...
Women's Sport
A new study out of Australia has shown that the majority of female athletes have no issue with trans women competing in women’s sports. The study, which was conducted by Monash University, highlighted that only 24% of women believed that “trans athletes have an unfair advantage when they play on a...
Boxing
The President of Rainbow Boxing New Zealand has taken a swing at Boxing New Zealand, describing the organisation as anti-trans and not welcoming of the LGBTQ+ community. Benjamin Thomas Watt, who is the president of the non-profit organisation Rainbow Boxing New Zealand, made the comments as he announced the closure...
Laura Kelly
Legislation that would have seen transgender athletes in girls' and women's sports banned in the state of Kansas has been stopped at the final hurdle thanks to the state's Governor. Governor Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 160 (SB 160) on Friday the 15th of April after the legislation was approved...
Boris Johnson
Just days after his conversion therapy U-turn, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has now said that he does not think transgender women should compete in female sports. Johnson's comments were made during a visit to a hospital in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, on Wednesday the 6th of April, where he...
Emily Bridges
Trans cyclist Emily Bridges has spoken out for the first time following being banned from competing in the British National Omnium Championships. Bridges, who came out publicly as trans in October 2020, had previously been able to compete in a female category under British Cycling’s policy, which stated that trans...
Casey Stoney
Manchester United’s openly LGBT+ manager has spoken out about homophobia in sport, saying that accepting LGBT+ people isn’t enough and that conversations should instead be focused on human rights and equality for all. Speaking with BBC Sport, the former player and now head coach of Manchester United’s women’s team Casey...
Henry Bethell
A gay footballer who punched an opponent after he had called him a "faggot" during a match was suspended for three matches. The incident occurred last year but has just been brought to light by an interview with the footballer in Outsports. Henry Bethell, who plays for Sarah Lawrence College in...

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