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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.

The lesbian sports icons have news.

October 30 2020 8:31 PM

“I didn’t think it was gonna blow up the way it did,” said of his tweets.

October 30 2020 10:41 AM

An agent allgedly told him this as a teen.

October 27 2020 11:58 AM

“My following year after coming out was my best season to date,”

October 19 2020 12:35 PM

"I am an out bisexual NFL free agent, and I desperately hope that we are finally ready for this change," write Ryan Russell. 

October 15 2020 11:58 AM

Junior “Flemmo” Flemmings was accused of using homophobic language towards Collin Martin, a gay player.

October 08 2020 11:05 AM

The athlete joins an elite group in pro basketball with her fourth league championship in four separate decades.

October 07 2020 12:30 PM