It was a bit more than a year ago that my weekly sports column in the Bay Area Reporter was suspended as part of the fallout from the global COVID-19 pandemic and the cessation of so much sports activity (especially on the recreational level).
Organizers of the 2022 Gay Games in Hong Kong have dropped the International Gay and Lesbian Football Association championships from the Gay Games soccer program.
Rick Welts, the gay president and chief operating officer of the Golden State Warriors, will step away from the organization at the end of the 2020-21 season, he and the team announced April 8.
Through the first 50 years of the Bay Area Reporter's existence, the paper's coverage of sports and sports-related topics has evolved from that of cheerleader and recording secretary to social advocate and noble muckraker.
The Federation of Gay Games general assembly on February 1 named the three finalists bidding for the rights to host Gay Games XII in 2026: Guadalajara, Mexico; Munich, Germany; and Valencia, Spain.
Organizers of the 2022 Gay Games in Hong Kong attending the Federation of Gay Games' annual assembly January 24 projected optimism that Gay Games XI will be held safely despite ongoing concerns about the effects of the pandemic and other issues.
Transgender powerlifter JayCee Cooper of Minnesota has filed a discrimination lawsuit against USA Powerlifting and the association's state chapter, alleging its policies preventing transgender women from competition are contrary to state anti-bias law.
USA Powerlifting announced this week it will add a gender-neutral MX competition category at local, state, and regional levels starting January 1.
Pandemic and political issues may cause concerns about how and if the 2022 Gay Games in Hong Kong can succeed, or even go forward, but an abundance of bids for the 2026 Gay Games indicate the overall movement remains alive and relevant.
In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.
The Cincinnati Reds suspended longtime broadcaster Thom Brennaman after he used an anti-gay slur on the air Wednesday (August 19).
International Gay Rugby says a proposal to bar participation of transgender women from playing in women's rugby would harm the inclusivity of recreational clubs and called for an immediate rejection of the proposal.
Registration for the 2022 Gay Games, which had been scheduled to open early this year, has been postponed to the spring of 2021 — just one and a half years before the scheduled start of the event in Hong Kong.