Robbie Rogers Joins Athlete Ally Board

Robbie Rogers has joined the Advisory Board of Athlete Ally, the group founded by wrestler Hudson Taylor to further LGBT acceptance in sports. It is Rogers’ first official role as an LGBT advocate. In...

Nike Will Sponsor Out Athletes

One of the assumed big fears for a male pro coming out of the closet is the loss of endorsement deals, and it looks like Nike is looking to allay that worry. According to...

On Boston

Our writer in Boston Adam posted this to Facebook last night. I share it here with his permission. There’s a certain sobriety in Boston tonight. This city that more than two hundred years ago shed...

Robbie Rogers First TV Interviews Tonight

Robbie Rogers will be giving his first television interviews since coming out two months ago tonight, on Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN and Nightline on ABC. Nightline has this blog post about the interview...

Alan Gordon Crosses the Line

Forward Alan Gordon clearly used a gay slur in the 60th minute of last night’s MLS match between his San Jose Earthquakes and the Portland Timbers. The look on Gordon’s face immediately afterward showed...

LGBT Ally? Soccer Fan? Let Us Know!

Last week I gave thoughts on Robbie Rogers’ coming out and his interviews since then, and one of my takeaways was that it’s time to double down efforts to make soccer a better atmosphere...

The Pride of New England

A little less than a year ago, I asked my friend Prairie (one of the first Soccer Allies, for the record) if she could help me come up with an idea for a Pride-esque...