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Andrew Goldstein, America's first out pro athlete

The former Major League Lacrosse goalie says coming out simply isn't enough anymore

Top 10 moments in LGBT aquatics history

This summer we presented the 100 most important moments in LGBT sports history. We have encouraged leaders throughout the community to give us their top 10. This list comes from longtime IGLA and...

Moment #1: Dave Kopay comes out as gay in newspaper interview

Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important moments in gay sports history. Football, 1975: Dave Kopay was pissed. It was December 1975 and he had read an article in the Washington Star...

Moment #2: Martina Navratilova comes out

Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important moments in gay sports history. Tennis, 1981. You know her by one word: Martina. She is not only one of the greatest lesbian athletes of all time,...

Moment #3: Tennis great Billie Jean King outed

Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important moments in gay sports history. Tennis, 1981: On Aug. 12, 2009, Billie Jean King was at the White House with 15 other prominent Americans to...

Moment #4: Publication of 'The Front Runner'

Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important moments in gay sports history. Books, 1974. Many would be surprised to know that the best-selling gay novel of all time is a story about a gay...

Moment #6: Corey Johnson's story is told by Bay Windows and the New York Times

Johnson with his family in 2000, and with his mom and safe schools advocate in 2009. Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important...

Moment #5: First Gay Games are held in San Francisco

Gay Games I medalists Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important moments in gay sports history. Multisports, 1982: Dr. Tom...

Moment #7: Major Leaguer Billy Bean comes out; still regrets retiring early

Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important moments in gay sports history. Baseball, 1999: A restaurant review in the Miami Herald changed Billy Bean's life. The article, in an...

Moment #8: John Rocker spews homophobia to 'Sports Illustrated'

Part of Outsports’ series on our 100 most important moments in gay sports history. Baseball, 1999. When Jeff Pearlman was assigned by Sports Illustrated in 1999 to write a story about Atlanta...

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