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.

Another player has also been spamming the evangelical Christian Israel Folau with imagery of men kissing.

April 11 2019 11:07 AM

Just guys bein’ dudes.

April 09 2019 9:59 AM

Rob Kearney beat the previous record by five pounds.

April 08 2019 12:02 PM

He wanted to help save lives, he said, in a new documentary about his life and career.

April 01 2019 11:32 AM

The Olympic champion runner condemns international sports policy regulating female athletes’ hormone levels.

March 27 2019 5:26 PM

But it was a hell of a time to get here. 

March 25 2019 8:00 AM

Nike’s new World Cup uniforms for 14 countries pay homage to women’s soccer’s history while using data and feedback from athletes to innovate a more inclusive future. 

March 14 2019 11:07 AM