National: Pro Sports

Atlanta  |  

Atlanta United to celebrate diverse fanbase with Unity Night

Atlanta United is recognizing its diverse fanbase with Unity Night during its June 24 match against Portland, with the team's LGBTQ fan group preparing for a big celebration.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Atlanta Braves to mark Stonewall Month with LGBT Night at SunTrust

Break out the rainbow ball caps, baseball fans. The Atlanta Braves are ready to mark Stonewall Month with the team's eighth annual LGBT Night, set for on June 22 at SunTrust Park.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

How the Atlanta Falcons helped the NFL gets its first gay coach

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank has long maintained it's time to make gay athletes 'part of our culture.' So it's no surprise that the Falcons played a big role in Katie Sowers becoming the first out LGBT coach in the NFL.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Atlanta Dream star Layshia Clarendon slams anti-trans bill

Layshia Clarendon – a guard for the Atlanta Dream and one of at least two gay players on the team's roster – came out swinging against legislation targeting transgender people.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Atlanta United still struggling with its homophobic fans

Atlanta United fans invoked the Pulse gay club massacre in taunts aimed at Orlando City Soccer Club supporters ahead of the match between the two professional soccer rivals on Friday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Player yells gay slur at Atlanta Braves pitcher

Kevin Pillar received a public smackdown after the Toronto Blue Jays center fielder yelled a gay slur at an Atlanta Braves pitcher during an already tense game at SunTrust Park on Wednesday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Atlanta United offers replacement for anti-gay chant

Atlanta United denounced fans that chanted an anti-gay slur during the team's home opener earlier this month. Now, the professional soccer franchise is offering an alternative.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Atlanta United denounces anti-gay chant at home opener

Atlanta United came out swinging against fans who yelled an anti-gay slur at opponents during the professional soccer team’s home opener in Midtown on Sunday.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Falcons warn NFL recruits about gay Atlanta men

The Atlanta Falcons quizzed a top NFL prospect – and likely dozens of others – about their sexual orientation during the NFL Combine, asking if they like men and warning them that Atlanta is full of gays.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  

Gay Houston teen expresses big love for JJ Watt

Half of Houston wants to get sacked by JJ Watt. We get that. But the big blond beefcake turning heads all over town inspires at least one teen boy crush for more reasons than just his mountain of muscle.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  

JJ Watt goes shirtless and gay Houston swoons

It seems like only yesterday that pro football hunk JJ Watt was winning gay hearts with shirtless frolics on social media. Now as the new NFL season heats up, so do the sexy shots of the beefy Houston Texans defensive end.    READ MORE »

National  |  

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to get you into his briefs

He knows you’re looking, and he can’t wait for you to reach out and grab his new underwear. When the presumption comes from soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo, we’re all too happy to oblige.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  

Married Houston Dash couple takes on haters

The wedding of Houston Dash teammates Erin McLeod and Ella Masar was pitch-perfect. Love overflowed on social media for the gorgeous brides and stunning venue, except when it really, really didn’t.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Atlanta’s out pro athlete opens season on new life

When Atlanta Dream takes on the New York Liberty Friday, it’s with renewed ferver from local gay fans for one of our own. Not that we weren’t already cheering for the fierceness that is Angel McCoughtry.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  

Gay Houston toasts out WNBA star Brittney Griner

Our love for lesbian WNBA star and native Houstonian Brittney Griner continues unabated. This weekend, it gets a rejuvenating boost as she hangs with the Houston Dash then hits the HRC Houston gala.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Now gay Atlanta has its very own out pro athlete

Move over, Brittney Griner. There’s a newly out basketball lesbian in town, and she’s all ours. Atlanta Dream star Angel McCoughtry officially came out on Instagram to decry anti-LGBT discrimination.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Atlanta team scores soccer stud Carlos Bocanegra

Gay soccer fans have been chomping at the bit since it was announced last year that Major League Soccer is building an Atlanta team. Now we’re chewing through our leads at the signing of uber-hottie Carlos Bocanegra.    READ MORE »

Houston  |  

Sexy JJ Watt hits beach, wins gay hearts. Again.

Forget that he single-handedly kept the Texans in the conversation last season, or that he’s on every other billboard in town. Today let’s focus on JJ Watt the hunk who keeps winning gay fans.    READ MORE »

Atlanta  |  

Hawks pivot toward diversity to court gay fans

After months of embarrassing fallout from evidence of racism in management, the Atlanta Hawks is trying to win back public favor with a diversity game plan that includes LGBT fans.    READ MORE »

Chandler Parsons strips to prove he’s an NBA hunk

It stung for a hot minute when 6’9” basketball cutie Chandler Parsons left the Rockets and went north to Dallas. But gay Houston fans still made time to gawk when the Mavericks hunk took off his shirt to prove a point.    READ MORE »