3

ESPN apologizes for shower report, Fisher furious

"Clearly on Tuesday we collectively failed to meet the standards we have set in reporting on LGBT-related topics in sports," network says. Rams coach upset.

ESPN apologizes for shower report, Fisher furious

3

"Clearly on Tuesday we collectively failed to meet the standards we have set in reporting on LGBT-related topics in sports," network says. Rams coach upset.

11

Video

ESPN reporter on Michael Sam's showering habits

Josina Anderson decides to answer a question about Michael Sam by diving into whether the gay NFL player is getting naked with his teammates. Pathetic.

Video
11

ESPN reporter on Michael Sam's showering habits

Josina Anderson decides to answer a question about Michael Sam by diving into whether the gay NFL player is getting naked with his teammates. Pathetic.

73

#Lookit

'SI' cover has Kaepernick's abs, Wilson's penis

This cover is hilarious in all sorts of unintended (and possibly intended) ways.

'SI' cover has Kaepernick's abs, Wilson's penis

This cover is hilarious in all sorts of unintended (and possibly intended) ways.

1

LGBT athlete panel for Calgary Pride this Friday

Chandler Whitney, John Fennell and Lindsay Alcock join Cyd Zeigler, Egale Canada and the US Consulate for a conversation about LGBT athletes and issues in sports.

LGBT athlete panel for Calgary Pride this Friday

1

Chandler Whitney, John Fennell and Lindsay Alcock join Cyd Zeigler, Egale Canada and the US Consulate for a conversation about LGBT athletes and issues in sports.

1

Michael Sam survives first cut with Rams

Michael Sam, the St. Louis Rams rookie defensive lineman, will get a final chance to secure a roster spot in final preseason game on Thursday.

Michael Sam survives first cut with Rams

1

Michael Sam, the St. Louis Rams rookie defensive lineman, will get a final chance to secure a roster spot in final preseason game on Thursday.

Chris Long schools ESPN on showers story

3

Today ESPN's Josina Anderson did a dumb and clueless report discussing Michael Sam's showering habits with his Rams teammates. It was something that was so 1994. The best reply came from Chris...

Gallery
1

2014 U.S. men's gymnastics championships

Sam Mikulak rallied to win his second straight overall title this weekend at the U.S. men's gymnastics championships in Pittsburgh. Mikulak beat out Jake Dalton, John Orozco and Danell Leyva to...

Video
1

Watch: Same-sex couple ballroom dancing

Same-sex ballroom dancing is one of the most popular sports at the Gay Games

Decision week for Michael Sam, Rams, NFL

9

If Sam gets cut by St. Louis, it will be a football decision. If he gets passed on by the 31 other teams, homophobia will be a reason.

Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel twice

9

Michael Sam and Johnny Manziel, the two most talked about NFL rookies, met in a preseason game with Sam taking Manziel down.

Griner named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

+

Brittney Griner wins WNBA award after setting single-season record for blocked shots.

Recently out swimmer finds home at Gay Games

1

Logan Dawson came out just two years ago. He found a new appreciation for his LGBT community at the Gay Games.

Gay Games uplifting for ex-college football player

+

Nebraska kicker Eric Lueshen found a community of LGBT athletes in Cleveland, all with a love of sport.

Chris Kluwe and Vikings reach settlement

15

Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings have reportedly reached a settlement over allegations of anti-gay harassment and Kluwe's release from the team.

FanPosts

Yes, a gay college football player is still news

+

Being first is always noteworthy, especially when it comes to gays in sports.

Catholic School will not fire gay volleyball coach

4

St. Mary High School in Dell Rapids, S.D., will not fire volleyball coach Nate Alfson, who came out publicly on Outsports last week.

Young gay coach finds acceptance in South Dakota

6

Nate Alfson used to fear road trips on his college baseball team and lived a life in the closet. Now out, he knows what true happiness is.

Gallery
1

Gay Games swimming photos

Swimming (and one from diving) at the Gay Games in Cleveland is being held on the campus of Cleveland State University. Photos by Brent Mullins

Texas Lutheran Univ. tennis player is gay

2

Ryan Beene grew up in a small Texas town where he took to cutting himself before opening up with family, friends and teammates about being gay.

Warwick naked rowers back with 2015 calendar

1

The English lads set up a crowd-fund campaign for latest effort, which helps fight homophobia in sports.

Reader no longer 'imprisoned in the closet'

6

For Michael Perkins, May 21 was liberation day, the day he finally released himself from his inner pain and torment about being gay.

Lesbian couple: Univ. of Richmond discriminated

3

Former Univ. of Richmond basketball players Leah Johnson and Miah Register allege they were the victims of homophobia and racism while they were at the school. Their new organization aims to bring...

Gay high school swimmer, 16, in the comfort zone

1

Bree Bailey struggled with her sexuality until she realized she was a lesbian. "Nothing any of you can say will be able to change the fact I like girls."

Olympic hopeful gets 'super power' from coming out

2

Connor Taras, a sprint kayaker, was kept from the 2012 Olympics by his struggles in the closet. Since coming out as gay last year, Taras has found a new "gay super power." Look out, 2016.

Tell your coming out story on Outsports

+

You can change the lives of LGBT athletes simply by telling your story. If you're an LGBT athlete, coach or sports administrator, and you're ready to share, we'd love for you to tell your story on...

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Outsports

You must be a member of Outsports to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Outsports. You should read them.

Join Outsports

You must be a member of Outsports to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Outsports. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.