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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 just had an amazing idea: Stop doing that.”

September 17 2019 4:24 PM

The news comes after Thomas revealed he is HIV-positive.

September 16 2019 9:43 AM

The gay sports reporter took a night off from the show to "reflect and decompress" after. 

September 12 2019 10:21 AM

Despite supporting conversion therapy and opposing marriage equality, Focus in the Family insists it doesn't hate anyone.

September 09 2019 9:44 AM

NFL star Drew Brees made a video on behalf of one of the most radical anti-gay groups in the country.

September 06 2019 12:09 PM

“Today, I have two goals: returning to the NFL, and living my life openly.”

August 29 2019 1:12 PM

The athletes were met by riot police and water cannons.

August 26 2019 11:20 AM