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Gay Questions Aren't Bad, But NFL Shouldn't Ask


The League has to do much more to ensure a safe work environment for gay athletes before asking anyone about their sexual orientation

Pro sports are finally ready for a gay athlete


Baltimore Raven Brendon Ayanbadejo supports same-sex marriage I’ve heard from a lot of people surprised by Minnesota Viking punter Chris...

Five more NFL players tell Outsports they would welcome a gay teammate


Ray Edwards, Takeo Spikes, George Wilson, Taiwan Jones and Kamerion Wimbley share their thoughts on a potential out athlete Atlanta Falcons defensive end Ray...

Gay polo tournament in South Florida this weekend


The Third Annual International Gay Polo League Tournament is this Saturday, April 14, at the Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, Fla. The club is the birthplace of polo in the United States....

Writer predicts out pro athlete fairly soon


Columnist Mark McGuire of the Albany Times-Union paper in upstate New York posits that having an openly pro gay male athlete will happen sooner than most people think. As he wrote in his Sunday...

Video: Mitcham's 6 dives, medal ceremony


A terrific 15-minute video edited from the worldwide Olympic feed showing all six of Mitcham's final dives, the celebration after where he hugs practically every diver, the medal ceremony and him...

NBC, media ignore Mitcham's sexuality


It was disappointing to see NBC not mention anything about Matthew Mitcham's sexuality. The biggest reason for me is a journalistic reason: It's a big story. The only openly gay male athlete in...

Will NBC mention that Mitcham is gay?


That was a question we touched upon in my gays in sports media panel at the NLGJA Convention this morning just after Mitcham won gold. They didn't mention it Friday night during the semis. But for...

Mitcham wins gold!


In one of the biggest upsets at the Beijing Olympics, out diver Matthew Mitcham won a gold medal in the 10m platform. The Chinese were heavily favored in the event, and Mitcham was behind Zhou...

Gay medal count


Statistically speaking, out athletes have been, as a group, disproportionately successful at these Olympic Games. The 11 openly GLBT athletes Outsports has followed over the past two weeks raked in...

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