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High school baseball player comes out on Twitter

Alejandro Graterol, a second baseman and shortstop for the Skyline High School baseball team, came out as gay on Twitter today to nothing but support.

High school baseball player comes out on Twitter

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Alejandro Graterol, a second baseman and shortstop for the Skyline High School baseball team, came out as gay on Twitter today to nothing but support.

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109 people came out publicly in sports in 2014

We'll look back at 2014 as another watershed year for LGBT people in sports with at least 109 people coming out publicly.

109 people came out publicly in sports in 2014

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We'll look back at 2014 as another watershed year for LGBT people in sports with at least 109 people coming out publicly.

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Homophobia in women's basketball is very real

Katie Barnes relates to Pepperdine basketball players Haley Videckis and Layana White and the homophobia they allegedly encountered at the school.

Homophobia in women's basketball is very real

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Katie Barnes relates to Pepperdine basketball players Haley Videckis and Layana White and the homophobia they allegedly encountered at the school.

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W. Virginia gay soccer player comes out at dance

Michael Martin, an all-state goalie, slow danced with the guy who gave him the courage to be himself. Inspired by Robbie Rogers, Martin now hopes to inspire others.

W. Virginia gay soccer player comes out at dance

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Michael Martin, an all-state goalie, slow danced with the guy who gave him the courage to be himself. Inspired by Robbie Rogers, Martin now hopes to inspire others.

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Countdown: Outsports 25 most-read stories of 2014

Outsports counts down its 25 most-read stories of the year. Only two athletes show up more than once. Can you guess which ones?

Countdown: Outsports 25 most-read stories of 2014

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Outsports counts down its 25 most-read stories of the year. Only two athletes show up more than once. Can you guess which ones?

Coach Julie Shaw's constant fear of coming out

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Julie Shaw, head women's basketball coach at the Univ. of La Verne, hears hear voice shake every time she says, "I'm gay." That doesn't stop her in her quest to help other coaches to understand...

What grade for media coverage of Michael Sam?

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Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated says the media's handling of Michael Sam was "tactful," with few missteps.

Michael Sam kissing boyfriend sports image of 2014

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Nothing like it had ever happened before, which makes it historic.

Martina got married!

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Congratulations Martina Navratilova, who married longtime girlfriend Julia Lemigova on Monday!

A closeted gay teen answers a homophobe

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"What would you do if your children came out to you as gay? Or god forbid, if they commit suicide."

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Study: LGBT people only tool in changing minds

A new study says what we have believed for a while: The only effective way to make change for LGBT athletes is for said athletes to come out and share their stories.

The Hulkster is awesome on gays in wrestling

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The Hulkster says the "barbaric mindset" of the past is long gone.

King of the Double Life

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How Olympic hopeful and national champion swimmer Tom Luchsinger wrestled with being gay in front of the cameras - and his mirror. The former Univ. of North Carolina standout shares his experiences...

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Watch: Michael Sam talks about his year in and out of the NFL in #IAmUnbroken video

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Michael Sam shares his feelings when he made history as the first openly gay NFL player, followed by his disappointment of being dropped by both the St. Louis Rams and the Dallas Cowboys. Yet Michael is proving to us all that through perseverance and hard work, dreams can come true. Michael Sam is Unbroken.

No lesbians allowed on the team: Deja Vu

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The allegations by two Pepperdine athletes that their coach engaged in systematic anti-gay discrimination harkens back to the hate-filled reign of Rene Portland at Penn State.

Gay rower Robbie Manson gets huge wins

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New Zealand Olympic rower Robbie Manson came out earlier this year. His two huge wins on the water over the weekend were in part to inspire LGBT athletes and so many others.

Read Wyoming high school athlete's coming out text

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Dawson Roscoe is a biracial high school track & field athlete in Casper, Wyoming, who came out to friends and family in a text message late one night.

Fallon Fox and the legacy of Satchel Paige

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Fallon Fox and Satchel Paige have some key things in common, even if they faced different issues at very different times.

Eric Radford wins gold a week after coming out

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Eric Radford and partner Meagan Duhamel won the pairs skating at the Grand Prix Final on Saturday, a week after Radford came out publicly as gay

Basketballers sue Pepperdine over discrimination

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Pepperdine Univ. basketball players Layana White and Haley Videckis, a gay couple, are suing the school and coach over anti-LGBT bias. Coach Ryan Weisenberg allegedly said, "Lesbianism is not...

Cardinals video director Rob Brakel is gay

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Rob Brakel has worked in the NFL for 17 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals. It wasn't until he read Robbie Rogers' new book that he decided it was time to share his story with...

All-American diver Conor Murphy on being gay at IU

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Conor Murphy, a two-time Big Ten diving champion, talks about finding freedom at a young age, being gay on the Indiana Univ. diving team and the loss of his mother that changed his life.

Olympic figure skater Eric Radford is gay

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Eric Radford has an Olympic silver medal in figure skating. Now he aims for a gold medal in 2018 - with his skating partner Meagan Duhamel - as an openly gay man and with his "gay family" at home.

See the list of 204 LGBT Olympians

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LGBTI historian Tony Scupham-Bilton reveals his current list of LGBTI Olympians, which stands at 204.

MLB umpire Dale Scott comes out publicly as gay

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"I am extremely grateful that Major League Baseball has always judged me on my work and nothing else," he says. A photo with his husband in a small magazine was his first public acknowledgment.

Robbie Rogers is a champion

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Robbie Rogers has overcome fear, injuries and doubt. Today he is an MLS champion again with the LA Galaxy, this time as an openly gay man.

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