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Keph Senett

Keph Senett

1QE4ME: The Future Of International LGBT Sports?

by Keph Senett ● 6:02 PM April 12, 2014
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1QE4ME says there is a growing need to build a cooperative, accessible, and sustainable future for international LGBT sporting events.

Keph Senett

Megan Rapinoe One Of 18 New Players To Join Athlete Ally In Fight Against Homophobia

by Keph Senett ● 12:43 PM July 27, 2013
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American women’s soccer superstars Megan Rapinoe, Abby Wambach,and 16 other professional players in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) have just joined Athlete Ally, an organization that combats homophobia and transphobia in sport.

Discrimination

‘How To Survive A Plague’ Filmmaker Joins Uganda Activists For New Project

by Keph Senett ● 7:02 PM April 16, 2013
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Joy Tomchin, of “How To Survive A Plague,” and international videographer Tim McCarthy have joined forces with Ugandan activist Pepe Julian Onziema to produce a new documentary, “Voices of the Abasiyazzi.”

Keph Senett

Football v. Homophobia Calls On South Africa To Recognize Homophobic Rape As A Hate Crime

by Keph Senett ● 1:09 PM February 22, 2013
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International anti-homophobia initiative Football v. Homophobia is calling on the South African government to recognize homophobic rape as a hate crime.

News

How Super Bowl XLVII Turned Into A Contest Over Gay Rights

by Keph Senett ● 3:35 PM February 1, 2013
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Super Bowl XLVII: Ravens vs. 49ers, two brothers as opposing coaches, one team vocally supporting gay rights, one vocally opposing them. How did this all happen?

International

Teen Footballer And LGBT Activist Stabbed To Death For Being Lesbian

by Keph Senett ● 2:48 PM November 12, 2012
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On Friday, a lesbian foot player, 19 year-old Sihle Sikoji and 2 other women were attacked by a group of men. Sikoji was stabbed to death with a spear for being gay.

International

You’ve Probably Never Even Heard Of The Homeless World Cup — Here’s Why You Should

by Keph Senett ● 3:20 PM October 21, 2012
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The 10th Annual Homeless World Cup, a soccer tournament played by homeless and socially-disadvantaged people, attracted over 50,000 spectators its opening weekend.

Arts

8 Days Left To Make A 10-Year Project Celebrating LGBTQ Student Athletes A Reality

by Keph Senett ● 1:14 PM September 10, 2012
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Photographer Jeff Sheng has spent the more than nine years traveling across the United States and Canada to photograph out high school and college-level athletes.

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes?

Out and Proud Olympians Add Gold Medal as the US beats Japan in Soccer

by Keph Senett ● 5:29 PM August 9, 2012
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Out and proud soccer player Megan Rapinoe and the US woman’s soccer team led by out and proud coach Pia Sundhage have won Olympic gold.

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes?

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes? Day Eighteen — Hope Powell

by Keph Senett ● 8:33 PM August 4, 2012
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Great Britain women’s Olympic national team coach Hope Powell has had a long and illustrious career in women’s football.

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes?

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes? Day Thirteen — Hedvig Lindahl

by Keph Senett ● 7:32 PM July 30, 2012

If Hedvig Lindahl’s performance at the London 2012 Olympics is any indication, she’s got a whole lot of game left in her.

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes?

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes? Day Four — Jessica Landström

by Keph Senett ● 2:25 PM July 21, 2012

London 2012 Olympian, Team Sweden striker Jessica Landström came out as a lesbian to officially recognize the support of Sara Damber, whom she married in 2010.

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes?

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes? Day Two — Megan Rapinoe

by Keph Senett ● 12:49 PM July 19, 2012
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U.S. Olympic midfielder Megan Rapinoe may be the most freshly out player at the London 2012 Olympics. “For the record: I am gay,” she recently said in an interview.

Discrimination

Are The Sports World’s Anti-Homophobia Campaigns Eradicating Homophobia In Sports?

by Keph Senett ● 12:34 PM April 2, 2012
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While dozens of pro athletes have come out in the past year, homophobia in professional sports is still the last great bastion of institutionalized homophobia.