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City of San Francisco asks league commissioners to publicly support gay athletes


Agnos, Olague, Carroll & Yacker The City of San Francisco on Tuesday announced their official support for The Last Closet campaign, which...

Stanford Associate Athletic Director accepts Campus Pride award, athletes want more help


Photo gallery below. It was an honor to speak at the Celebration of LGBT Athletes at Stanford University last week, in recognition of the school's placement on Campus Pride's Out To Play Project...

NCLR celebrates 10 years of their sports project


In the 10 years the National Center for Lesbian Rights has had their sports project, they have accomplished a hell of a lot. In fact, their work is all over our 100 most important moments in LGBT...

Texas A&M Hosts LGBT Sports Conference


Texas A&M hosted an LGBT sports conference last week that featured a strategy session with academics and activists focused on working more closely together to end homophobia in sports. The Sexual...

Homophobia among chief reasons for decline in female college coaches


Portland State's Sherri Murrell is the only out lesbian coach in Div. 1 basketball With the NCAA women's Final Four underway, ESPN has p...

Nebraska: Fire Football Coach Ron Brown

Athlete Ally launches petition targeting anti-gay coach

Outsports' Persons of the Year: Pat Griffin and Helen Carroll


You'd be hard-pressed to name two people who have collectively had a stronger impact on the gay-sports movement than Pat Griffin and Helen Carroll. These two pioneers have been working toward...

Vote: Who is Outsports' Person of the Year?


Last day to vote! Every year we ask our readers to crown the Outsports 'Person of the Year.' Last year's honorees were Brian & Patrick Burke, who garnered over 60% of the vote! This year we have...

Boxing Association may force female boxers to wear skirts


Savoy Howe, first lesbian in boxing Imagine gay athletes having to wear pink tutus when they play, or a black athlete being forced to wear a...

NCAA adopts official policy opening the door for transgender athletes


The NCAA has finally adopted an official policy opening the door for transgender athletes to compete during and after transition. The news comes after a groundbreaking transgender-athlete think...

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