Out Athletes

Canadian volleyball player comes out as gay

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Chris Voth is a 6-5, 23-year-old volleyball star who trains with Canada's national men's team. This weekend he came out in an article in the Winnipeg Free Press that chronicled his journey. "It...

Documentary examines Jerry Smith, gay NFL player

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Jerry Smith was a star tight end for the Washington Redskins from 1965-77, retiring with a then-NFL record of 60 touchdowns. He was also gay, and died of AIDS in 1986. The NFL Network series "A...

Brazilian diver Ian Matos comes out as gay

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Inspired by British diver Tom Daley saying he was dating a man, champion Brazilian diver Ian Matos has come out publicly as gay in an interview with the newspaper Correio. Must Reads ...

Brian Boitano confirms he's gay

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

77 sports people who came out this year

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From high school coaches to professional athletes to sports writers, 2013 saw the most-ever stories on publicly out people in sports.

Gay ex-Temple gymnasts plead for sport to be saved

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The university will cut men's gymnastics, but three gay former gymnasts talk about how the program nurtured a brotherhood that embraced everyone and helped them out of the closet.

Skjellerup misses qualifying for Winter Olympics

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Openly gay speed skater Skjellerup missed out on an automatic bid to the Sochi Olympics by one position.

Video: Alan Gendreau goes 'Home'

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The kicker's voice is as strong as his leg, and he shows it off in his cover of Michael Buble's 'Home'

Ex-Purdue WR Dorien Bryant talks about being gay

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His NFL career ended prematurely due to injuries and his not wanting to hide. Bryant takes a shot at Jason Collins and speculates on when a gay player will come out.

Olympian talks Sochi and social pressures

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Caitlin Cahow opens up on life, sports and the LGBT community with GO! Athletes' Avery Stone, a hockey player at Amherst College.

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