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Openly gay kicker wants a shot at the NFL

The story of Alan Gendreau, an openly gay kicker from the South who set records at Middle Tennessee State and now wants a shot at playing in the NFL.

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Finding the word of God

Having survived six months of conversion therapy, Josh Sanders is barred from coaching at the sports camp where he thrived for six years. Now he's coming out and forging new dialogue with both Christian and LGBT organizations to open hearts and minds

Finding the word of God

Having survived six months of conversion therapy, Josh Sanders is barred from coaching at the sports camp where he thrived for six years. Now he's coming out and forging new dialogue with both Christian and LGBT organizations to open hearts and minds

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Landry Jones on Christianity and gay athletes

The former Oklahoma standout says his Christian perspective on homosexuality would not affect his treatment of a gay teammate

Landry Jones on Christianity and gay athletes

The former Oklahoma standout says his Christian perspective on homosexuality would not affect his treatment of a gay teammate

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College football player Conner Mertens comes out

A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Mertens came out as bisexual to his team. He now comes out publicly in hopes of inspiring other LGBT athletes to come out and be true to themselves.

College football player Conner Mertens comes out

A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Mertens came out as bisexual to his team. He now comes out publicly in hopes of inspiring other LGBT athletes to come out and be true to themselves.

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Erskine College volleyball gets NCAA berth

Erskine College, with gay players Drew Davis and Juan Varona, will play for the national championship in Chicago in two weeks.

Erskine College volleyball gets NCAA berth

Erskine College, with gay players Drew Davis and Juan Varona, will play for the national championship in Chicago in two weeks.

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Watch: Esiason, 'Gays in sports soon not a story'

Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason shares his thoughts on gays in sports.

Homoerotic Tom of Finland stamps set for release

The famous gay artist Tom of Finland drew a lot of homoerotic locker room scenes, but it's a stretch to say he delved at all into sports. Nonetheless, it's cool that the Finland postal service will...

Sirius OutQ's gay sports show Sundays at 11amET

SiriusXM's OutQ channel has a new gay sports show on Sundays, hosted by Eddie Robinson. Here's their press release: NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced it will...

Calipari praises Derrick Gordon for courage

Kentucky coach praises player and his coach. Meanwhile, Speedo-clad UMass students march for LGBT solidarity.

Podcast: Cheer for anti-gay athletes? Michael Sam.

Can you cheer for a guy like Bubba Watson, who says being gay is a sin?

6 NFL teams most interested in picking Michael Sam

Ravens, Falcons, Patriots, Colts, Browns and Jets show interest in the openly gay player.

Arizona swimmer finds freedom after coming out

"I realize that now that I don’t have weight on my shoulders to keep my head down," Lauren Elizabeth Neidigh writes. After she comes out, she finds an inner peace that was lacking.

Sam, Griner make Out magazine's Power 50

Michael Sam (No. 9) and Brittney Griner (No. 31), two young athletes at the beginning of their careers, are the first professional athletes included in Out's Power 50.

Bubba Watson, Masters champ: 'Being gay is a sin'

Bubba Watson, who leads The Masters after Day Two, says "your'e not supposed to be gay." Go Brendt Snedeker!

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Some Ohio taxi drivers refuse to promote Gay Games

Various taxi drivers in Cleveland refuse to drive cabs that hold a special placard promoting Gay Games 9, set for Cleveland and Akron this August.

For sailor, Gay Games the 'greatest gift of all'

Emy Ritt is excited about the sailing events in Cleveland, her fifth Gay Games after discovering the event.

Aussie rugby player: 'I'm in love with a gay man'

Clyde Rathbone, a rugby union player for the Brumbies in Australia, begins his column in the Canberra Times this way: I'm in love with a gay man. It's a bromance born out of deep respect and...

'2 of us are gay.' UVA swimmers promote diversity

What is diversity? Students at the University of Virginia wanted to show that it is more than a buzzword and to make the campus more inclusive. Along those lines, three students created an awesome...

College football player Mitch Eby comes out as gay

Eby gave a moving coming-out speech to his Chapman University football team on March 18 that sent them into applause. One teammate called him his hero.

Former Vanderbilt & Navy footballer on being gay

Gay former offensive lineman Garrett Snoeyenbos had stints at Vanderbilt and Navy before leaving a sport he felt told him he didn't belong.

Size matters in the locker room, research finds

Interviews with British athletes confirm what we all know -- guys look and compare, and the bigger the better.

'Mom, I'm gay.' U of Virginia swimmer comes out

Parker Camp swims for the University of Virginia. Coming out to his teammates was easy compared to his religious mother. He wrote his mom a beautiful coming out letter. The result was unconditional love and a burden lifted.

A life worth living: Near death and back again

Gay Notre Dame varsity tennis player Matt Dooley attempted suicide in 2011. He came out to his team exactly two years later, and their acceptance helped save his life.

College catcher Matt Kaplon comes out as gay

Applause and respect greeted Kaplon who found the strength to come out after reading the stories of other gay athletes.

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