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Battle Red Newswire: The Quessenberry Truck

Stolen, recovered, with a lot of incorrectly capitalized words in between. This Texans rookie is holding it down.

Catching up with Patrick Burke of You Can Play

The co-founder of the organization dedicated to promoting equality, respect and safety for athletes regardless of sexual orientation updates us on what's happened over the last year and offers a glimpse into what the future holds.

Gay Pro Wrestling League Laces Up Their Boots

Pride Pro Wrestling, the first professional wrestling league dedicated to serving the LGBT community, have announced they're holding their inaugural show on March 28, 2009 in York, PA.  They've...

Equality, Openness and MLS: A Q&A with Cyd Ziegler

Equality isn't new in the world, but it's something that's only starting to come to the forefront in sport, especially soccer. Waking the Red has a Q&A with Outsports founder Cyd Ziegler to talk more about that.

Why Football Doesn't Care Who You Love

Thoughts from Waking the Red's western correspondent on Major League Soccer's progressiveness, and how it could potentially has roots in the basis of soccer.

An Ill Fit (or: How MLS's deal with the US Boy Scouts Is Bad Marketing)

Waking the Red's western correspondent says the Boy Scouts of America's decision to deny LGBT Americans membership should be something their partner, Major League Soccer, should really reconsider.

Dear TFC: We Need Your Help

For all the work of groups like NOH8, It Gets Better and others, we've heard nary a peep from Toronto FC on this matter -- even though the team plays out of one of Canada's most open cities. Waking the Red's John Leung calls them out, and says it's time for TFC to take a stand -- and how the players can do their part for equality!

Red Sox release "It Gets Better" video The Boston Red Sox, following in the footsteps of a few...

Red Sox release "It Gets Better" video The Boston Red Sox, following in the footsteps of a few other MLB teams, have released their own "It Gets Better" video. "It Gets Better" is a project spearheaded by Dan Savage, with the aim of providing support for young LGBT people who suffer from bullying and discrimination due to their sexual orientation. Homophobia is an all-too-real problem in our society today, and public shows of support like this are instrumental in turning the cultural tide against discrimination. Huge kudos to Tito, Youk, and Tek - and the entire Red Sox organization - for taking part in this great cause. GO SOX!

GLAAD forces WWE and John Cena to knock off the homophobic jokes

GLAAD forces WWE and John Cena to knock off the homophobic jokes. If Vince McMahon strongly valued the WWE fans in the LGBT community, then these stereotypes and taunts would have ended long ago, instead of being so behind the curve that he needed GLAAD pressure in 2011 to hopefully put an end to them once and for all.

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