Out 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...

Ex-Nebraska football player lobbies for gay rights


"If my fellow teammates could accept and love me for being gay over a decade ago, why is it so hard to accept other LGBT people in the workplace here in Nebraska now?" Eric Lueshen asks.


Watch: Gay Notre Dame tennis player Matt Dooley

The university releases a powerful video and feature article about their openly gay tennis player Matt Dooley.

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.

Swedish football player Marcus Juhlin is gay


Wide receiver Marcus Juhlin has won four straight national championships with the Carlsbad Crusaders.

Michael Sam proves himself at Missouri's Pro Day


Michael Sam pulled up at the end of his first 40-yard dash, only to work through the hamstring tightness and finish off the day strong. He improved in every category.

Read Mike Sam's love letter to his Mizzou 'family'


Michael Sam thanks the people at the Univ. of Missouri for their undying support.

Irish captain thanks players' boyfriends after win


Ger Brennan is the captain of Dublin's St Vincent's in the Gaelic football league. His team had just defeated Castlebar Mitchels in the All-Ireland Club Championship on St Patrick's Day and he gave...

Gay player proud to wear Collins' jersey


"I wear his jersey because I am so proud of Jason for being a voice of hope in the game I love," senior Derek Schell writes.

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...

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