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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 always try to keep my personal life my personal life. I feel like I don't owe that to anybody.”

9:24 AM

Caster Semenya was thrust in the global spotlight a decade ago for being extraordinary. She’s been battling with that spotlight ever since.

8:00 AM

A Twitter account that has claimed to be a professional athlete has finally set a date.

July 22 2019 10:49 AM

Clarendon talks about growing up and finding solace in boy’s basketball clothes and the outright joy Megan Rapinoe brings to the world.

July 12 2019 9:38 AM

Ali Krieger, Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle and the crew shine as the city honors America’s team.

July 10 2019 1:20 PM

“Maybe America’s great for a few people right now, but it’s not great for enough Americans.”

July 10 2019 9:58 AM

As Megan Rapinoe famously said, "I’m not going to the fucking White House!"

July 08 2019 11:01 AM
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