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Soccer fans want 2018 World Cup out of Russia

A petition on Change.org asks FIFA to move 2018 World Cup due to Russia's human rights record.

Soccer fans want 2018 World Cup out of Russia

A petition on Change.org asks FIFA to move 2018 World Cup due to Russia's human rights record.

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6 NFL teams most interested in picking Michael Sam

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

6 NFL teams most interested in picking Michael Sam

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

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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.

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.

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UW-Superior athletics welcome LGBT athletes

Athletic director Steve Nelson is joined by athletes from various sports in sending message of support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans athletes and coaches.

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UW-Superior athletics welcome LGBT athletes

Athletic director Steve Nelson is joined by athletes from various sports in sending message of support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans athletes and coaches.

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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.

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.

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!

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...

NBA auctioning signed Jason Collins game jersey

Buy a piece of history with a Jason Collins No. 98 jersey, and support GLSEN and the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

Podcast: Derrick Gordon's big announcment

High school basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo was with the UMass basketball team when Derrick Gordon came out to them as gay.

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Gay Aussie athletes get support from pro sports

Stars from all of the top Australian pro sports leagues create a You Can Play video, as the heads of all the leagues unite for a joint press conference in support of gay athletes.

'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...

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With another out gay player, basketball scores

Derrick Gordon is the latest in a series of "firsts" in the sport for gay players and he won't be the last. Don't expect a flood of more athletes to follow, but change is inexorable.

GMCLA includes athletes in Voice Awards show

Several former professional and Olympic athletes will appear at the GMCLA Voice Awards.

Tom Daley makes it official: 'I am a gay man'

British diver had said he fancied girls as well as guys, but now says he's gay.

Irish footballer gets abuse for gay porn film

Cathal McCarron, an Irish Gaelic football player, has caused a controversy after being discovered starring in a gay porn film on the site TheCastingRoom.net. The abuse got so bad that he shut down...

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.

Rural S.C. college has two out gay v'ball players

Erskine College volleyball players Drew Davis, who struggled reconciling being gay with the Southern Baptist Church, and Juan Varona, who was out in high school in Puerto Rico, are embraced by their Erskine volleyball team.

'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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