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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.

'I've known I was gay since I was 5.'

October 22 2015 12:00 PM

Today, GLAAD urges people to stand together in support of LGBT youth and to stop bullying.

October 15 2015 10:09 AM

Photographer Peter Bohler captured the guys during a recent scrimmage at The Standard, Hollywood.

October 13 2015 3:30 PM

"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
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