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NFL addresses gay issues at Rookie Symposium

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The NFL is addressing gay issues head-on this year, and the Rookie Symposium is part of that. Wade Davis has been working with NFL veterans like James Thrash to convey the best message.

Bill Tilden: The flawed life of a gay tennis icon

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Tilden was a superstar in his sport in the 1920s, but he died alone and largely forgotten amid scandal.

Colorado state swim champion comes out as gay

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Jack L. Thorne has three state titles, including a state record in the 100m backstroke. Today he came out as gay on Facebook and Twitter, and he shares his story here.

Will Mexican gay slur be heard on ESPN Sunday?

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ESPN broadcast Mexican fans chanting the gay slur "puto" during their country's World Cup match against Croatia on Monday. The network claims it uses FIFA's audio feed.

SEC gives award to Missouri football

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The way the team handled and embraced Michael Sam's coming out as gay last season earned the Missouri Tigers football team respect from SEC athletic directors.

FIFA: Mexican fans free to chant gay slur

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FIFA claims 'puto' is not a gay slur in the context of trying to insult a player on another team. Mexican fans are free to chant the slur through the rest of the World Cup.

It's not always homophobia. Understand context.

Not every homophobic slur is...a homophobic slur

WNBA Pride shirts lead all NBA sales first week

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In the week after the WNBA released its Pride T-shirts, the items lead all NBA merchandise in sales. Over the last month the shirts have continued to lead all WNBA sales.

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FIFA's failure to punish racism & homophobia

While discrimination or harassment because of sexual orientation is prohibited under the FIFA rule book, discipline for such actions has almost never come and little noise is actually made about...

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