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 figure skater was awarded the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award over the weekend.

March 12 2018 12:12 PM

Is the world finally ready to widely accept queer athletes? 

February 23 2018 1:38 PM

“They done kissed each other at least once.” 

February 21 2018 11:58 AM

“You think that you’ve done great but you’re still far away.” 

February 14 2018 12:48 PM

So Reese is priority #1 when it’s not an Olympic year? 

February 12 2018 11:47 AM

Queer excellence. 

February 12 2018 11:02 AM