Wade Davis

Former NFL cornerback Wade Davis came out publicly on Outsports in June 2012. Since then he's taken his new public profile and spoken extensively for equality in sports and on race issues. He lives with his partner in New York.

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David Tyree 'evolving' on gay issues

David Tyree said he never really understood 'conversion therapy' and simply repeated what he'd been told. Now, he doesn't think anyone needs "that kind of therapy."

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Gay sports hall of fame inducts 15 new members

The National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame will induct 15 new members this week, including former pro athletes John Amaechi, Billy Bean and Esera Tuaolo, plus current athletes Fallon Fox and Brittney Griner.

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NFL addresses gay issues at Rookie Symposium

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

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Outsports podcast: Gays in NFL & Jeff Gordon

We talk about Wade Davis' presentation at the NFL, plus the fake story about NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon being gay.

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Davis shifts NFL on gay issues at annual meeting

Gay former NFL player Wade Davis addressed coaches and general managers Monday, will speak with owners on Tuesday. Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said the presentation was "fantastic."

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Video: Our conversation with Conner Mertens

The Willamette University football player joins Ousports and Wade Davis for an online chat.

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Wade Davis hired as You Can Play exec. director

Davis becomes one of the few African-Americans to lead a national LGBT organization

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YOU Belong camp inspires inner-city LGBTQ youth

The first camp in Chicago life and leadership skills through basketball in conjunction with the NBA and Jason & Jarron Collins

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Former NFL players to march in Chicago Pride

Marques Sullivan and Reggie Smith may be joined by others

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NBA partners with You Belong Sports Camp

The league brings various resources to the ground-breaking youth camp

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Wade Davis represents sports in The Out List

New HBO doc features gay former NFL player

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MLB Hosts LGBT Discussion At RBI Institute

Conference in Orlando aimed at bringing baseball to inner-city kids includes discussion about LGBT youth and homophobia with Wade Davis, Darnell Moore and Aaron McQuade

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NFL To Host LGBT Meeting in April

GLAAD, You Can Play and Athlete Ally will help the League form a game plan to tackle homophobia, out athletes and other issues.

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Three Out Sports Pros Join You Can Play Board

Three out voices will contribute to the group's push for more straight allies

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