Summer Reads

This summer, catch up with the most provocative, moving and inspiring stories on Outsports in the past year.
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Coming Out Stories

The Desperate Consequence Of Casual Words

Locker room language drove closeted baseball player James Nutter to embark on a suicide attempt. Now he wants to help gay athletes find their way out of the closet.

The Desperate Consequence Of Casual Words

Locker room language drove closeted baseball player James Nutter to embark on a suicide attempt. Now he wants to help gay athletes find their way out of the closet.

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Gay College Basketball Player Just One Of The Guys

Jallen Messersmith was raised Mormon, overcame bullying and is openly gay on his Catholic college's basketball team in Kansas. And he goes on more dates than his teammates.

Gay College Basketball Player Just One Of The Guys

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Jallen Messersmith was raised Mormon, overcame bullying and is openly gay on his Catholic college's basketball team in Kansas. And he goes on more dates than his teammates.

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Video: Gay pro bowler Scott Norton & his husband

We visit Scott and his partner, Craig Woodward, at their home and find a deeply loving married couple

Video: Gay pro bowler Scott Norton & his husband

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We visit Scott and his partner, Craig Woodward, at their home and find a deeply loving married couple

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Out Athletes

Wade Davis Comes Out As Gay

It’s still dark in his small Upper East Side apartment when the alarm clock introduces Wade Davis to this Thursday morning in late May. His partner, Steven, sleeps while Davis slips into his...

Wade Davis Comes Out As Gay

It’s still dark in his small Upper East Side apartment when the alarm clock introduces Wade Davis to this Thursday morning in late May. His partner, Steven, sleeps while Davis slips into his...

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Out Athletes

Minor League Baseball Player Comes Out

John Dillinger (Photo by: Robbie Quinn) John Dillinger did a double-take as he walked through the lobby of the Seaport Marina Hotel in Long...

Minor League Baseball Player Comes Out

John Dillinger (Photo by: Robbie Quinn) John Dillinger did a double-take as he walked through the lobby of the Seaport Marina Hotel in Long...

Liz Carmouche An Openly Gay UFC Fighter

Liz Carmouche remembers the fear she had while a U.S. Marine stationed in Iraq in 2006. A fear not only of the enemy outside but of her friends and colleagues inside. Those who made hurtful...

Fabulous Life Of Openly Gay College Swimmer

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USC swimmer Sean Mulroy may wear custom swimsuits dedicated to a drag queen and get his teammates hooked on brunch, but he takes his sport seriously.

The meaning of Jason Collins' coming out

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The kids today will never know a world without an openly gay male pro athlete

Becoming A Man: A Gay Athlete's Journey

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Jarred Kennedy-Loving overcame 22 foster homes to become a successful gay runner at Bowdoin College in Maine, where he explores his racial and gender roles in a 'laxbro' culture.

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