Coming Out Stories

Watch: Hangout with gay linebacker Scott Cooper

Cooper talks football, religion and his future.

Jourdan Elyse Sayers is out at Columbia University

Sayers has found acceptance despite the casual homophobia she has heard for years.

College lacrosse player comes out in fun ways

While nobody quite knew how to handle a gay player when Richards came out, the entire Kenyon lacrosse team now again calls him their lax bro.

From 'mama's boy' to openly gay track champion

LeQuan Chapman grew up in a rough neighborhood where "words like 'faggot' and 'gay' were primary in describing all things bad." He discovered sports and became true to himself and is now out and proud.

Former Alfred Univ. soccer player: I am a Lesbian!

Rebecca Windover finally found her voice -- and came out of the closet -- when she found her voice

Semi-pro soccer player Liam Davis comes out as gay

The Gainsborough Trinity midfielder was inspired by the coming out of Thomas Hitzlsperger.

Ex-pro soccer player Thomas Hitzlsperger is gay

Hitzlsperger also played in Germany's Bundesliga and becomes one of the very few European soccer players to come out.

Outsports' 30 most-read stories of the year

Gay athletes came out, and straight athletes stripped down, in our most popular stories of 2013

Brian Boitano confirms he's gay

We will in fact have at least three out LGBT athletes as part of the White House delegation in Sochi

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