Sports

Atlanta Braves Coach Hurls Anti-Gay Slurs, Sort of Apologizes

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[…]

Kobe Responds to Fine, and Doesn’t Really Apologize

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[…]

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Kobe Bryant Calls Ref ‘Fucking Faggot’ On TV

*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[…]

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The F In UFC Doesn’t Stand For “Faggot”

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.