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Michael Phelps: Controversy Around Trans Swim Champ Lia Thomas 'Complicated'

Michael Phelps: Controversy Around Trans Swim Champ Lia Thomas 'Complicated'

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20, 2022

Olympic swimming champ Michael Phelps weighed in on the controversy around Lia Thomas, saying it's "complicated" but calling for an "even playing field" he admits he can't define.

NCAA Adopts New Policy for Transgender Athletes

NCAA Adopts New Policy for Transgender Athletes

Jan 20, 2022

The NCAA has adopted a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International Olympic Committees.

Trans Athlete Ban Pushed by Noem Clears South Dakota Senate

Trans Athlete Ban Pushed by Noem Clears South Dakota Senate

By Stephen Groves | Jan 20, 2022

The South Dakota Senate on Wednesday passed a bill proposed by Republican Gov. Kristi Noem that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports leagues that match their gender identity.

Olympics' Trans Athlete Guidelines Critiqued as 'Unfair'

Olympics' Trans Athlete Guidelines Critiqued as 'Unfair'

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19, 2022

A statement from "38 medical experts and leading sports health professionals" decries the IOC's guidelines regarding trans athletes, claiming them not to be "scientific or medically based".

Out Athlete to Rep U.S. in Skeleton Sledding at Winter Olympics

Out Athlete to Rep U.S. in Skeleton Sledding at Winter Olympics

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18, 2022

Out athlete Andrew Blaser will represent the U.S. at the Winter Olympics in Beijing next month in the sport of skeleton sledding. He's the first openly gay man to do so.

Soccer Official Vows Five-Year Ban as Punishment for Homophobic Chants

Soccer Official Vows Five-Year Ban as Punishment for Homophobic Chants

Jan 18, 2022

Soccer fans in Mexico who utter anti-LGBTQ+ chants will be banned from attending games for five years, the head of the Mexican Football Federation vowed.

Josh Cavallo Shares New Ralph Lauren Collab and Coming Out Stories on Instagram

Josh Cavallo Shares New Ralph Lauren Collab and Coming Out Stories on Instagram

Jan 17, 2022

Since coming out, all eyes are on Josh Cavallo. He's now turning to Instagram to share his new Ralph Lauren collab and challenges of being in the public eye.

11 Stylish and Sexy Picks to Look Your Best for Gay Ski Week

11 Stylish and Sexy Picks to Look Your Best for Gay Ski Week

By Andrew Villagomez | Jan 17, 2022

EDGE's favorite winter skiwear picks for queer revelers who like to hit the mountain, sport a stylish après-ski sweater, then strip down for a hot tub dip.

Djokovic Leaves Australia but Debate Goes on in Vaccine Saga

Djokovic Leaves Australia but Debate Goes on in Vaccine Saga

By Felicia Fonseca | Jan 17, 2022

Australia made its decision, but opinion remains divided worldwide on Novak Djokovic and whether he should have been allowed to compete in the Australian Open despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19.

Djokovic Leaving Australia After Losing Deportation Appeal

Djokovic Leaving Australia After Losing Deportation Appeal

By Rod McGuirk | Jan 16, 2022

Novak Djokovic left Australia on Sunday evening after losing his final bid to avoid deportation and play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19.

Double-Fault: Visa Revoked Again, Djokovic Faces Deportation

Double-Fault: Visa Revoked Again, Djokovic Faces Deportation

By John Pye, Rod McGuirk | Jan 14, 2022

Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time.

Djokovic Faces Deportation as Australia Revokes Visa Again

Djokovic Faces Deportation as Australia Revokes Visa Again

By John Pye and Rod McGuirk | Jan 14, 2022

Tennis champ Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Slurs Hurled at Brother of Kansas City QB During NFL Game

Anti-LGBTQ+ Slurs Hurled at Brother of Kansas City QB During NFL Game

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 13, 2022

Video shared on Twitter captured homophobic abuse hurled from the stands at the younger brother of Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes during a recent game.

How Hot and Cold Pack Therapeutic Treatments Look So Fab with HurtSkurt

How Hot and Cold Pack Therapeutic Treatments Look So Fab with HurtSkurt

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 12, 2022

A reusable gel sleeve available in different sizes and patterns, the HurtSkurt provides hot or cold relief to combat joint and muscle pain — and doubles as a fab accessory.

Gay, Thirst Trapping Wrestler Dave Marshall Retires, But Hopes to Return to Sport

Gay, Thirst Trapping Wrestler Dave Marshall Retires, But Hopes to Return to Sport

Jan 11, 2022

He may not currently be wrestling, but Aussie Dave Marshall has been one of the sports leading gay talents since 2015. But a recent injury and Covid have led him to put his sports career on hold. Fortunately, he continues to thirst trap.

Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo Pushes Back on Homophobic Abuse

Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo Pushes Back on Homophobic Abuse

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 10, 2022

Australia's Josh Cavallo, the world's sole out, active Premier League soccer player, endured homophobic abuse on the field and on social media over the weekend — and he's not having it.

Gay, Non-binary Skater Timothy LeDuc Heading to Olympics

Gay, Non-binary Skater Timothy LeDuc Heading to Olympics

By Dave Skreta | Jan 9, 2022

Newly-minted national champions Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc — the latter openly gay and non-binary — will represent the United States at the Beijing Olympics next month.

Onetime UFC Fighter Reveals Gay Sex for Pay to Fund MMA Dreams

Onetime UFC Fighter Reveals Gay Sex for Pay to Fund MMA Dreams

Jan 9, 2022

Yoshinori Horie disclosed in social media posts how, at age 21, he turned to gay sex for pay in order to fund his pursuit of an MMA career.

Players Share Painful Past in Campaign to Rid NHL of Racism

Players Share Painful Past in Campaign to Rid NHL of Racism

By John Wawrow | Jan 9, 2022

Racism isn't new to the NHL. What's changed are those within the game willing to speak out.

'Superstar is Back' — Out Gay Ex-WWE Wrestler Signs to AEW

'Superstar is Back' — Out Gay Ex-WWE Wrestler Signs to AEW

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 7, 2022

Retirement for out former WWE champ Jake Atlas came to an end when he leapt into the ring for AEW in a Jan. 3 match where he prevailed against Serpentico.

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