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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 am no longer scared to hide who I am." 

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The competitive weightlifter is making history at this year's Olympic Games!

July 19 2021 10:26 AM

The former Murrietta Valley High School coach has filed a lawsuit, saying he was unlawfully fired because he was gay.

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"If no one else has your back and no one else will talk to you, I will."

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Mama Ru was surprised to learn the late, great NBA legend and his wife love his Emmy-winning drag competition series.

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USA Track & Field just ended any hopes Richardson had about being able to compete at this year's Olympic games.

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