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.

An expert shares his perspective on safety and the state of out Olympic athletes as we head to Rio.

August 05 2016 4:40 PM

The superb Speedo sing-along features several of the team's 50 members jamming out.

August 05 2016 2:03 PM

“If I can prevent even one kid from giving up sports, it’s a win in itself."

August 05 2016 11:08 AM

A very welcome show of solidarity, support, and respect within the world of professional soccer.

August 04 2016 5:06 PM

"This time around, it’s about so much more than medals.”

August 03 2016 1:31 PM

The noted trans activist and bodybuilder highlights some major misunderstandings that still surround the the trans experience.

August 03 2016 1:19 PM

Sweat is the new lube. 

August 01 2016 3:29 PM
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