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Three Outsports stories make Towleroad's list of top-50 coming outs in 2012

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We're so delighted to have three of our coming-out stories highlighted in Towleroad's list of the 50 most important coming-out stories of 2012. We profiled gymnast and Olympic hopeful Josh Dixon...

Boxer Orlando Cruz: 'I'm the faggot who's going to kick your ass'

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Orlando Cruz celebrates his Oct. 19 win (Photo: J. Meric / Getty Images) Orlando Cruz, the first openly gay active pro boxer, gives a w...

HBO Real Sports asks: Why have pro athletes not come out? LZ: Are they chicken?

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HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel takes a look at why pro athletes aren't coming out of the closet in their latest episode, airing the next couple of weeks. One of the people highlighted in the...

HBO's Real Sports asks why pro athletes aren't coming out. Tonight at 10pm!

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Tonight HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel dives into the increasingly pertinent question: Why has a big-time pro team-sport athlete not come out in the United States? For the piece, Jon Frankel...

Orlando Cruz wins his first fight as an openly gay boxer

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Featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz, who came out of the closet several weeks ago, won his first match as an openly gay boxer Friday night in Kissimmee, Fla. He beat Jorge Pazos by unanimous decision....

Openly gay boxer Orlando Cruz to fight Friday night

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Orlando Cruz (Photo: Juan Luis Martinez Perez) Featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz will fight for the first time since publicly coming out as...

Openly gay boxer Orlando Cruz has been embraced since coming out

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Orlando Cruz (Photo: Juan Luis Martinez Perez) In the days since featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz has come out as gay, the response within...

Orlando Cruz coming out as gay is awesome, but won't lead to a flood of other out athletes

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Orlando Cruz (Photo: Juan Luis Martinez Perez) Every time an athlete comes out as gay, we at Outsports get asked what it means. My answer is...

Boxer Comes Out As Gay

Featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz has become the first big-time active professional boxer to come out as gay. According to USA Today, Cruz, who has a strong professional record of 18-2-1, said he...

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