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.

"After he once told Jake that his dream was to go to a Bulls game, Jake knew he wanted to propose to Michael at a game."

December 12 2016 2:20 PM

Spin bikes, flirting, and bare skin? Sign us up!

December 08 2016 1:14 PM

It's a powerful and permanent tribute.  

November 29 2016 3:52 PM

"We know the majority of sports fans want a better, more inclusive game."

November 28 2016 2:45 PM

Ronaldo got into a squabble with Atletico midfielder Koke.

November 21 2016 10:57 AM