Olympic Gold Medalist Kerron Clement Comes Out

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Kerron Clement celebrated National Coming Out Day (October 11) by coming out as gay publicly. “I was tired of loving in the dark and being in the dark by myself,” he told Outsports...

Tokyo Passes Anti-Discrimination Law

When Yuriko Koike was elected Governor of Tokyo in 2016, she wrote that she believed that the 2020 Olympic Games would be “a touchstone for the creation of a new Tokyo.” It appears she was right. The Toky...

Rippon wins “Dancing with The Stars”

Out Olympian Adam Rippon won "'Dancing with The Stars: Athletes" on Monday night. After three weeks of fierce inter-athletic competition, LGBTQ icon Rippon managed to keep the much-coveted Mirrorball trophy ...

Adam Rippon dazzles on “Dancing with the Stars”

Olympic ice skater Adam Rippon performed an impressive series of athletic feats on "Dancing with the Stars" last night. The 27th season of the popular show features a diverse cast of athletes, including several...

Adam Rippon, other Olympians skipped Trump visit

The White House didn't get the Olympics this year. Well, not all of the Olympians, at any rate. Last Friday, several of the American athletes of the South Korea Games visited the White House to meet Donald Trum...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 7

1. Paul Burrell, butler of the late Princess Diana, recently came out. He said Diana is the only one who knew. Butler is set to marry his boyfriend next month in a circus-themed wedding. 2. Tokyo, Japan, off...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 18

1. Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for education secretary, gets called out by a Minnesota senator for supporting organization that promote or support conversion therapy at her confirmation hearing. 2. Speaking of...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 14

1. The New York Times reports on how Grindr is becoming an effective way to get gay men of color to try home HIV self-testing kits. 2. The largest survey of transgender people yet shows the extent of the dan...

Billie Jean King pulls out of Sochi delegation

Tennis legend and lesbian icon Billie Jean King will not attend the Sochi Olympics opening ceremony in Russia due to her mother's failing health. "It is important for me to be with my mother and my brother a...