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.

The NCAA basketball star says it's still very tough to be an out player in professional sports. 

August 19 2016 2:42 PM

Italian swimmer Rachele Bruni dedicated the win to her "beloved," girlfriend Diletta Faina.

August 17 2016 4:36 PM

 "I think the world is ready for The Fella Twins. It's something the world needs to see.”

August 17 2016 2:39 PM

"No straight person will ever know the pain of revealing your truth, to take that away is just...It literally brings me to tears," Amini Fonua tweeted. 

August 12 2016 4:20 PM

The gold-medal snatching Olympian gymnast brushed off comparisons to other athletes. 

August 12 2016 2:05 PM
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