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.

A very welcome show of solidarity, support, and respect within the world of professional soccer.

August 04 2016 5:06 PM

"This time around, it’s about so much more than medals.”

August 03 2016 1:31 PM

The noted trans activist and bodybuilder highlights some major misunderstandings that still surround the the trans experience.

August 03 2016 1:19 PM

Sweat is the new lube. 

August 01 2016 3:29 PM

The 22-year-old Olympic athlete says it’s a question of when, not if, he and fiancé Dustin Lance Black become parents.

July 29 2016 11:49 AM

An Olympic love story 20 years in the making.

1:48 PM

“I just think rugby globally is a very accepting sport because when you’re starting out, everyone plays."

July 26 2016 1:50 PM