Fund This: Sir Ian McKellen Supports Short Film to Fight Soccer Homophobia

Sir Ian McKellen supports and narrates Kickstarter about LGBT footballer

Glenn Burke and the Birth of the High Five

ESPN's 30 for 30 series looks at the gay baseball player's life on the diamond

By Out.com Editors

Tom Daley: Airborne Grace

Competitors from around the globe flew through the air in agonized elegance at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup in China. …

By Out.com Editors

Michael Sam Honored at the ESPYs

When accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, NFL's first openly gay player told young people: "We can save lives" …

By Jerry Portwood

Major League Baseball Hires Billy Bean

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig made a major announcement to prove baseball's dedication to inclusiveness

By Michelle Garcia

Major League Baseball to Recognize Glenn Burke as a Gay Pioneer

“He was a pioneer, and should be recognized."

By Stacy Lambe

Olympian Ian Thorpe Comes Out

After years of rumors, the record-breaking swimmer says, 'I’m not straight. And this is only something that very …

By Matthew Breen

Dale Hansen, The Game Changer

The Texas sportscaster and Michael Sam ally is upending the ways those unlike him — and a lot like him — are viewed. …

By R. Kurt Osenlund

Michael Sam and the Draw That Changed American Sports Forever

He was the 249th NFL draft pick — that changed everything.

By Christopher Glazek

Michael Sam: #249

Millions of people have pinned their hopes on NFL's first openly gay player because they want to believe he will somehow …

By Christopher Glazek

Meet the Velvet Gloves

Ready for a 'luxury boxing experience' tailored to the cultural sensibilities of an urban gay male?

By Out.com Editors

Hand in Glove

In the ring with the velveteers, the heavy hitters of New York’s first all-gay boxing class.

By Chadwick Moore

Megan Rapinoe Strips Down for ESPN's Annual Body Issue

The soccer player is the first openly gay athlete in the issue and joined by several studs including Michael Phelps and …

By Stacy Lambe

Soccer’s Fa’afafine Superstar

Jayiah Saelua plays soccer for American Samoa’s national men’s squad, but unlike her teammates, she’s as comfortable in …

By Natasha Vargas-Cooper

Michael Sam Signs Four-Year Contract With St. Louis Rams

The deal is worth $2.65 million

By Stacy Lambe

Changing the Tide for Gay Surfers

See the documentary that follows two gay surfers as they uncover a taboo in their beloved sport

By Christopher Harrity

One Year Later: Jason Collins Is Living—and Leading—an Authentic Life

The basketball player expands his role off the court

By Stacy Lambe

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