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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.

Zsolt Petry called immigration a “moral degradation” and called out those who supported rights and protections for the LGBTQ+ community, families, and children.

April 15 2021 1:29 PM

Major League Soccer promises investigation of the clip.

April 12 2021 9:46 AM

The two had been debating the recent decision by Major League Baseball, and the Black lesbian activist was having none of Bolling’s “rubbish.”

April 09 2021 12:20 PM

“Hi, I’m Nikki and I’m transgender.”

April 05 2021 10:45 AM

“Y’all would never see a mistake like that to a franchise player on the men’s side,” Natasha Cloud wrote in a post to Twitter. “DO BETTER.”

March 31 2021 10:49 PM

He becomes one of the first out riders in the industry.

March 30 2021 4:04 PM

Rapinoe famously made headlines for squaring off against Donald Trump.

March 25 2021 10:04 AM