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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.

He took his league’s first-ever Pride Weekend to make the announcement.

January 27 2020 4:21 PM

Ah, that's herstory.

January 21 2020 4:45 PM

It’s going to be a good decade.

January 15 2020 11:04 AM

Rick Welts is the first, and only person, to earn a championship in all three NBA leagues.

January 13 2020 12:07 PM

The pair, who have four World Cup wins between them, exchanged vows in MIami Sunday. 

December 30 2019 9:49 AM

"You want to talk about strength and courage? My 12-year-old has way more than I have.

December 19 2019 10:45 PM

"I'm proud to endorse Elizabeth Warren today, for being bold , for being real, for listening to ALL of us, and for being prepared to navigate the unique challenges we face today as a country."

December 13 2019 6:20 PM
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