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.

"I guess sometimes it’s fun to be an exhibitionist. Otherwise I don’t think I really am."

July 10 2016 9:30 AM

After all, the word 'gymnastics' did derive from the Ancient Greek for 'exercise naked.'

July 08 2016 11:38 AM

It fits! We think… 

July 06 2016 1:13 PM

A continued rash of extreme violence against gay and trans people leaves many wondering about the government's next steps.

July 05 2016 2:35 PM

The former Olympian tells the magazine about her struggle to feel comfortable in her body.

June 28 2016 12:50 PM

"It’s more important, now more than ever, for the LGBT community to be public and to be present and show the world who we are."

June 25 2016 10:42 AM
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