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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.

"To speak out about this, being a sportsman, it's still news unfortunately," he said in an interview with the BBC.

October 13 2015 11:25 AM

Chris Burns, a D1 assistant coach at Bryant University in Rhode Island, shares his story for the first time.

October 08 2015 10:00 AM

The University of Missouri's student athletes are helping to stand up for LGBT youth.

October 07 2015 11:11 AM

The two-time U.S. National Silver Medalist, and inventor of the 'Rippon Lutz,' came out in the October issue of Skating magazine. 

October 05 2015 12:03 PM

The trans fitness model adds another platform for his voice. 

September 30 2015 3:31 PM

He believes he would now be on a roster if he’d waited to announce he’s gay.

September 29 2015 4:38 PM

Next year will be full of big suprises! 

September 21 2015 12:30 PM
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