Sports

Robbie Rogers, Tom Daley, Michael Sam, Gareth Thomas — these athletes are paving new ground in the world of sports as openly gay, out-and-proud players. At both the collegiate and professional level, sports have historically been the last frontier for LGBT acceptance, and homophobia still runs rampant in locker rooms and on playing fields across the United States and Europe. Gay athletes and anti-bullying activists like Ben Cohen, former pro English rugby player, are fighting to change the game and create more inclusive spaces for LGBT players everywhere. Follow Out for all the latest on gay sports.

Rugby isn't all just big pecs and thunder thighs.

August 31 2016 5:54 PM

Detroit Pistons forward Reggie Bullock said his sister, Mia Henderson, who was killed in 2014, taught him how “to be myself.”

11:54 AM

Orange County Blues’s Richard Chaplow will sit out two games and pay a fine for reportedly calling Rogers a “queer” during a recent match.

August 25 2016 11:59 AM

Plus, the out diver is giving us some magical tips on getting our perfect summer bod.

August 22 2016 5:43 PM

The openly gay soccer player was verbally harassed on the pitch of his first game back from a two-month-long injury. 

August 22 2016 10:21 AM

The NCAA basketball star says it's still very tough to be an out player in professional sports. 

August 19 2016 2:42 PM
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