San Francisco Giants fans were rightly disgusted by the homophobic behavior of Atlanta Braves coach Roger McDowell in a recent home game, and they have united with a common goal: to get the Giants to be the first professional sports team to record an It Gets Better video! It Gets[…]
Homophobia and sports have been in the news a lot lately, and some brave athletes have come out for gay rights. New York Rangers’ forward Sean Avery is one of those people, having voiced his support for legal gay marriage. Uptown Sports agent Todd Reynolds, whose sports agency represents Mike Fisher, Andrew Brunette[…]
UPDATE from the AP: The former major league reliever apologized in a statement, but the team barred him from the bench heading into a three-game series against St. Louis. The Braves’ minor league pitching coordinator, Dave Wallace, will take over for McDowell during the investigation. Major League Baseball has said[…]
It’s great to see NBA players confronting homophobia head on, even as Kobe Bryant dances around his offensive display. This PSA is a win!
Why is it that public figures don’t simply say “I’m sorry” when they do something detestable? Kobe Bryant was fined $100,000 for calling a referee a “f*cking f*ggot” in a game this week, and has decided to appeal the fine which he calls “protypical protocol.” However, in a radio interview with ESPN, Kobe[…]
*UPDATED BELOW* Kobe Bryant called referee Bennie Adams a “fucking faggot” last night after he was given his fourth foul of the night. Bryant threw a temper tantrum on the sidelines and yelled out the anti-gay epithet before TNT’s game commentator’s told the cameramen “to take the camera off of[…]
“Their length, their size – quite frankly they were too big for us and we couldn’t take it.” Well, we’ve all been down that road before.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is not exactly the type of thing that normally makes much of a blip on our radar, but a new promotional video for the company certainly has our attention. UFC fighter Michael Bisping calls his opponent a “Faggot Motherfucker” in the video in question. Check around[…]
The world of sports hasn’t always been so supportive of the LGBTQ community, but things are changing, and that’s exactly why it’s more important than ever for Hornet to cover all the latest breakthroughs in gay sports news.
Every culture seems to love watching people compete. Today sports events draw massive crowds and millions of viewers on TV as we watch athletes compete to be the best.
Though the LGBTQ community has long been on the outside of the professional sporting world for generations — and being “out” was simply out of the question for most pro athletes — the world now has more openly gay sports stars than ever.
Take a look at all the ways the world of sports and the LGBTQ community are coming together. Everyone in the LGBTQ community can find something to appreciate about the nature of competition. Take a stroll through our favorite gay moments from all things gay sports.