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Lawsuit Over Idaho Transgender Athlete Ban Likely to Proceed

Lawsuit Over Idaho Transgender Athlete Ban Likely to Proceed

By Rebecca Boone | Apr 15, 2022

A federal lawsuit challenging Idaho's ban on transgender athletes in women's sports will likely move forward after both sides agreed that the woman who sued is again enrolled at Boise State University and competing in school athletics.

Stars on Ice Back after Pandemic with Olympic, World Champs

Stars on Ice Back after Pandemic with Olympic, World Champs

By Barry Wilner | Apr 14, 2022

When Stars on Ice, uh, hits the ice Friday night in Estero, Florida, it will be for the first time in two years. Spicing up the tour: an Olympic gold medalist and two world champions.

Transgender Athlete Penalty  Bill Heads to Tenn. Governor's Desk

Transgender Athlete Penalty Bill Heads to Tenn. Governor's Desk

By Kimberlee Kruesi | Apr 12, 2022

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee will soon decide whether to sign off on adding harsh penalties against public schools in his state that allow transgender athletes to participate in girls' sports.

Out Former NFL Player Michael Sam to Coach European Team

Out Former NFL Player Michael Sam to Coach European Team

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 11, 2022

Michael Sam, the out NFL player who was drafted, and then cut, by the Rams in 2014, will now be coaching European football team the Barcelona Dragons.

Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins Killed in Auto Accident

Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins Killed in Auto Accident

Apr 9, 2022

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was killed Saturday when he was hit by a dump truck while he was walking on a South Florida highway.

Despite Trans Sports Ban, NBA Plans to Keep Next All-Star Game in Utah

Despite Trans Sports Ban, NBA Plans to Keep Next All-Star Game in Utah

By Brian Mahoney | Apr 7, 2022

The NBA plans to keep its next All-Star Game in Salt Lake City, despite its opposition to Utah's ban on transgender youth athletes playing on girls teams.

1,000 Amendments Can't Stall SC Transgender Sports Bill

1,000 Amendments Can't Stall SC Transgender Sports Bill

By Jeffrey Collins | Apr 6, 2022

South Carolina's Republican House majority outlasted more than 1,000 amendments by Democrats on Tuesday and passed a bill that would bar transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools in colleges.

Qatari Official: Rainbow Flags May be Taken to Protect Fans

Qatari Official: Rainbow Flags May be Taken to Protect Fans

By Rob Harris | Apr 2, 2022

Rainbow flags could be taken from fans at the World Cup in Qatar to protect them from being attacked for promoting gay rights, a senior leader overseeing security for the tournament told The Associated Press.

Arizona Governor Signs Bills Limiting Abortion, Trans Rights

Arizona Governor Signs Bills Limiting Abortion, Trans Rights

By Bob Christie and Jonathan J. Cooper | Mar 31, 2022

Arizona's Republican governor signed a series of bills Wednesday targeting abortion and transgender rights, joining a growing list of GOP-led states pursuing a conservative social agenda.

Tenn. Lawmakers Push for Collegiate Transgender Athlete Ban

Tenn. Lawmakers Push for Collegiate Transgender Athlete Ban

By Kimberlee Kruesi | Mar 31, 2022

Tennessee would ban transgender athletes from participating in female college sports under legislation gaining traction inside the state's GOP-controlled General Assembly.

Oklahoma Governor Signs Transgender Sports Ban into Law

Oklahoma Governor Signs Transgender Sports Ban into Law

By Sean Murphy | Mar 30, 2022

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill into law on Wednesday that prevents transgender girls and women from competing on female sports teams, joining a dozen other states with similar laws.

Pennsylvania Bill Targets Transgender Girls in School Sports

Pennsylvania Bill Targets Transgender Girls in School Sports

By Mark Scolforo | Mar 30, 2022

A Republican proposal to prevent transgender girls from competing in girls' school sports passed the Pennsylvania House Education Committee on Tuesday, over Democratic opposition.

Tenn. Lawmakers Push Penalties in Transgender Athlete Ban

Tenn. Lawmakers Push Penalties in Transgender Athlete Ban

Mar 30, 2022

Nearly a year after Tennessee Republicans banned transgender athletes from participating in girls' sports, GOP lawmakers are attempting to pass harsh penalties against public schools that violate the newly enacted measure.

Despite Ban, Homophobic Chant Heard at Mexican Football Game

Despite Ban, Homophobic Chant Heard at Mexican Football Game

Mar 26, 2022

Mexico fans once again screamed their favorite gay slur during Team Mexico's World Cup Qualifier Thursday against the U.S., news outlets are reporting.

Utah Bans Transgender Athletes in Girls Sports Despite Veto

Utah Bans Transgender Athletes in Girls Sports Despite Veto

By Sam Metz and Lindsay Whitehurst | Mar 26, 2022

GOP lawmakers in Utah pushed through a ban on transgender youth athletes playing on girls teams Friday, overriding a veto and joining 11 other states with similar laws amid a nationwide culture war.

Oklahoma Senate OKs Ban on Transgender Girls in Sports

Oklahoma Senate OKs Ban on Transgender Girls in Sports

Mar 25, 2022

The Oklahoma Senate on Thursday gave final legislative approval to a bill that prevents transgender girls from playing on female sports teams.

Arizona Lawmakers Vote to Restrict Trans Athletes, Surgeries

Arizona Lawmakers Vote to Restrict Trans Athletes, Surgeries

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Mar 25, 2022

The Arizona Legislature passed bills Thursday to prohibit gender reassignment surgery for minors and ban transgender athletes from playing on girls sports teams.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Rugby Player Israel Folau Plots Career Comeback

Anti-LGBTQ+ Rugby Player Israel Folau Plots Career Comeback

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 24, 2022

Homophobic former Australian rugby champ Israel Folau says he has "no regrets" about torching his career, as he mounts yet another effort to get back into play.

IHSAA Praises Indiana Gov's Veto of Transgender Athlete Ban

IHSAA Praises Indiana Gov's Veto of Transgender Athlete Ban

Mar 24, 2022

The Indiana High School Athletic Association on Wednesday commended Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb's veto of a bill banning transgender females from participating in girls school sports.

Orlando Pride Soccer Team Apologizes after Banning a Banner that Said... 'Gay'

Orlando Pride Soccer Team Apologizes after Banning a Banner that Said... 'Gay'

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 23, 2022

The Orlando Pride soccer team issued an apology after taking down a banner from fans because the word "gay" was emblazoned on it. The club's initial stance, reportedly, was that the banner was "political."

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