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.

Matt Lister stripped down and told all to Attitude magazine.

May 30 2016 10:37 AM

Víctor Gutiérrez said he “felt a responsibility to share it with others.”

10:57 AM

Jed York, owner of the San Francisco 49ers football team and CEO of the brand, has called for a repeal of HB2.

May 24 2016 4:50 PM

The out soccer star admits how frustrating it is that he's still the only openly gay athlete in his league. 

May 20 2016 4:59 PM

Insult after insult, the gay referee says he "cannot take any more."

May 11 2016 11:51 AM

Schuyler Bailar's story is inspiring to all athletes, transgender or not.

1:53 PM

He's out!

April 21 2016 11:20 AM
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