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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’ve never worn a hat like that before, so that was cool."

June 07 2021 11:21 AM

The Sunshine State is the latest of many to enact legislation barring trans girls and women from participating in girls' public school sports teams.

June 02 2021 12:15 PM

"My biggest medal is waiting for me at home," he said.

11:34 AM

The video of his son reacting to the win is honestly the best part.

May 16 2021 1:30 PM

The former Olympian has been busy the past year, getting engaged to his boyfriend and helping develop a figure skating television comedy as well.

May 14 2021 12:00 PM

You're about to see a lot more of our KorSnacki.

May 14 2021 10:30 AM

But his heart was back home with his family.

May 05 2021 2:46 PM
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