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.
The Federation of Gay Games and Gay Games Hong Kong 2023 have announced that Guadalajara will be the presumptive co-host of next year’s 11th Gay Games, taking place in November 2023. Hong Kong was originally supposed to hold the games in 2022 (and Guadalajara was a finalist for the 2022[…]
Being a sports fan can be rough for queer people, especially for queer people of color in white-dominated spaces like hockey. At best it’s uncomfortable. At worst, it’s actively hostile. Here in the United States, all 32 NHL teams host some type of “Pride Night” as part of the “Hockey[…]
Pink Summits, a campaign organized by queer mountaineers, is taking LGBTQ visibility to new heights. The mission is straightforward: Climb the highest mountains of each continent (the Seven Summits) and plant a rainbow flag at the top of each one. On the way, document the journey, organize climbing activist workshops[…]
In February of this year, the Federation of Gay Games General Assembly announced that three cities had been shortlisted to host the 2026 Gay Games XII. This week, they announced that of those three cities, Valencia, Spain has won the bid as presumptive host city! We are happy to announce[…]