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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.

GoFundMe Created For Late Gay Rugby & Bobsled Star Simon Dunn

Donations will cover cremation and logistics for the burial of the out athlete.

Gay Rugby Player & Bobsledder Simon Dunn Dead at 35

The out athlete focused on LGBTQ+ advocacy work after retiring from professional sports.

César Azpilicueta Praises Josh Cavallo, Says Soccer Needs Out Players

In a recent interview, the soccer star said a safe environment for all is the most important thing.

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7 Cute Pics of Carl Nassib & Soren Dahl That Are Couple Goals

The NFL star and the Olympic swimmer are a powerful couple!

Carl Nassib Confirms Olympic Swimmer Søren Dahl Is His Boyfriend

After months of speculation, we finally know.

18 Hot Pics of AEW's Queer Women and Trans Wrestlers

We can't get enough of these LGBTQ+ wrestlers!

20 Sexy Pics of Gus Kenworthy That Deserve Gold Medals

The Olympic skier has been building a name for himself in Hollywood.

International Olympic Committee Updates Framework for Trans Athletes

Is it a “monumental” improvement or a step backwards?

Miss Argentina, Wife Miss Puerto Rico Celebrate Argentina's World Cup

"Every moment was special," Mariana Valera said.

David Beckham Responds to Criticism as Qatar World Cup Ambassador

Homosexuality is illegal in the country and punishable by up to three years in prison.

Brittney Griner Announces WNBA Return in First Statement Since Release

"It feels so good to be home. The last 10 months have been a battle at every turn."

9 Athletes Who Came Out As LGBTQ+ in 2022

These athletes are choosing to live their most authentic lives!

Former MLB Star TJ House Comes Out As Gay

The athlete also announced that he’s now engaged.

Brittney Griner's Russian Prison Saga: Everything You Need to Know

The out WNBA star and basketball icon had a long, harrowing ordeal with the Russian court system.

BREAKING: WNBA Star Brittney Griner Released From Russian Prison

(CNN) After months of being in custody, the out basketball player has finally been let go. 

16 Pics of Out Pro Wrestlers Anthony Bowens & Sonny Kiss

If you're not already a huge fan of these out-and-proud queer AEW wrestlers, then get ready to become one!

Why People Think Pro Tennis Star Fabien Reboul Just Came Out

"I did not fall in love with you, your love pushed me to it."

20 Sexy Pics of Cody Rigsby That'll Make You Sweat

The Peloton instructor is easy on the eyes!

Carl Nassib Supports The Trevor Project For NFL's 'My Cause My Cleats'

This is his second consecutive year supporting the nonprofit organization.