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February 27, 2013

The organizers of Commonwealth Games are keen to tap into the value that can be created by the LGBT community

While the London 2012 Olympics have been generally hailed as an outstanding success, there is some lingering skepticism as to what legacy the Olympics have left for the UK’s LGBT community – are there more openly gay or lesbian elite athletes? Is there more grass roots participation in sport by LGBT people? It is perhaps too early to know.

December 17, 2012

The equality fight in sport is not over - gay men continued to be excluded from synchronized swimming

At the London 2012 summer Olympics, there were only two sports that discriminated on the basis of gender - men were not allowed to compete in either the rhythmic gymnastics or the synchronized swimming competitions.

At the time there was quite a bit of media interest in the gender-discrimination aspect of these sports, but has anything changed? What next for campaigners?

August 9, 2012

Openly gay athlete excites fans with Twitter promise

No doubt 2008 Olympic gold medalist Matthew Mitcham already had plenty of fans rooting for him to duplicate his efforts from the Beijing Games.

Now they have even more incentive.

The openly gay athlete recently tweeted to his 27,000-plus followers: 'If I win gold at #London2012, I will dive off 10m naked to celebrate.'

July 31, 2012

The August Episode, Baylen and Lucio walk you around the Olympic Park and run down some events to check out.

The August Episode, Baylen and Lucio walk you around the Olympic Park and run down some events to check out.

Rosie tells us what we can't miss in Edinburgh. Plus Scottish marriage equality yay, gay torch bearers and the London2012 opening ceremony lesbian kiss.

We are off on our summer break and will be back weekly with Amy in Sept. Have a great summer!