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.

What in the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks is This National Sport?

October 18 2016 10:32 AM

*Insert “getting wet” joke here.*

October 03 2016 4:31 PM

"I have always been and always will be a proud gay man."

October 03 2016 3:19 PM

Prepare yourselves, monsters!

September 30 2016 9:59 AM

The athlete tells us about his journey in a video with VICE Sports.

September 27 2016 5:01 PM

"It's infuriating that people think the word 'gay' is a joke or an insult towards my efforts."

September 15 2016 4:03 PM

North Carolina’s controversial anti-trans law has been driving significant sports leagues out of the state.

September 15 2016 12:02 PM