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Bryden Hattie wins his fourth SEC diving title

The out gay athlete blew away the competition to earn his third SEC platform title. Next up: the NCAAs and... the Olympics?

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Baby will make 3 for athlete-wives Amiaya Carey Hinds-Clarke and Jaide Hinds-Clarke

The former college stars, married since 2022, say their first child is due in August.

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13 LGBTQ athletes join the call for a ceasefire in Gaza

A new open letter from Athletes for Ceasefire draws on the legacy of anti-war activism in sports.

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These Brandeis athletes made a perfect engagement video to make you swoon

Courtney Thrun’s proposal to Elizabeth Irene was emotional and perfect. Luckily for us, she also captured it on camera.

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Nassau County executive order bans trans participation in sports at facilities

Believed to be the first in the U.S., the new policy in New York would ban affirming schools and leagues from county venues.

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Dwight Howard sex assault case will go forward, judge says

Howard had hoped to dismiss the allegations from a man with whom the NBA legend says he had consensual sex.

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Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe said he was 16 the first time a reporter asked if he were gay

A decade after coming out, Thorpe opens up about his struggles and what it is to be a gay elite athlete.

WWE star Cody Rhodes celebrates trans fan with customized Trans Pride flag

Rhodes posed for a photo with a Trans Pride flag customized with his ‘American Nightmare’ logo made by a trans wrestling fan at a WWE house show in Fresno, Calif.

Soccer star Erling Haaland’s amazing physique has people talking

An analysis of how Haaland builds certain muscle groups was illuminating, and we wish there were more stories like it.

Tennis star Taylor Fritz says he accidentally ‘liked’ homophobic post by Sean Strickland

Fritz has made supportive comments about gay tennis players, so his liking a homophobic tweet seems like a mistake.

FC Barcelona surprisingly puts pro-LGBTQ social post on Arabic account, to mixed reactions

The Spanish soccer giants were marking the International Day Against Homophobia in Sport.

Trans swimmer Meghan Cortez-Fields nets podium finish and school records at conference final

The Ramapo College (N.J.) senior ends up 2nd in 100 fly at NJAC championships, but misses an NCAA qualifying mark.

Nikki Hiltz powers to second straight 1500-meter USATF indoor title

A powerful bell lap sends Hiltz to the World Athletic Championships and continues a march toward the Summer Olympics.

Michael Bisping spread homophobia via ESPN at UFC 298. Will anyone apologize?

The former champ got caught live on air saying ‘that’s f***ing gay’ into an ESPN mic. Even a simple ‘sorry’ seems unlikely now, two days later.

My RuPaul’s Drag Race guest judge audition: new MLB jerseys edition

If you can’t love the new Fanatics MLB jerseys, you must have functioning eyes.

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Coming Out Stories

Sue Bird was told to not come out in the WNBA. Imagine what gay NBA players are being told.

Bird opened up about her early days in the WNBA and having people tell her "success" would only come if she pretended to be straight.

Zander Murray gets YouTube drag makeover to show support for the entire LGBTQ community

Scotland’s first out senior soccer player unveils a new drag persona and reveals he first knew he was gay thanks to a video game.

English Football League to debut rainbow soccer ball for LGBTQ History Month

For eight games, ball will be used in matches and LGBTQ fan groups will be the beneficiaries.

Non-binary pro wrestler Max The Impaler unifies NWA Men’s and Women’s World TV titles

Max The Impaler defeated Mims on ‘NWA Powerrr’ to win the NWA Men’s World TV title and unify it with their NWA Women’s World TV title.

NBA All-Star MVP Damian Lillard wore sweet Pride sneakers during game in 2020

Lillard was sporting Pride sneakers from his "Dame 6" collection during the Trail Blazers’ game Sunday against Boston.

Here’s why divers like Tom Daley and Timo Barthel still have not been ‘selected’ for the Paris Summer Olympics

As athletes earn qualifying spots at the Paris Summer Olympics, they can still be left off the team.

Two new soccer documentaries show how out gay and bi players are changing the game

British footballers Jahmal Howlett-Mundle and Matt Morton play outside the elite but their powerful stories are reaching millions.

Out WWE star Sonya Deville weds partner Toni Cassano

WWE star Sonya Deville and fitness model Toni Cassano exchanged vows among friends and family Saturday in New Jersey.

USA women’s basketball, with 2 out coaches and a bunch of players, are on fire and headed to the Paris Olympics

Three wins against top-20 teams cement Team USA’s spot as the favorites to win gold at this summer’s Olympics.

Mexico is back in sports court as FIFA alleges more anti-gay slurs by fans

Mexico fans won’t stop chanting their favorite anti-gay slur until FIFA deducts points.

The ‘steroid Olympics’ shouldn’t be crudely co-opting the LGBTQ community and ‘coming out’

Enhanced Games founder Aron D’Souza, an out gay man, is encouraging athletes on steroids to ‘come out’ and compete in his new event.

This former NFL star is thrilled he doesn’t have to give up sex, all thanks to Patrick Mahomes

He may have been the biggest winner of Super Bowl LVIII.

Millions of LGBTQ fans watched record-setting Super Bowl LVIII

Super Bowl LVIII set a record with 123.4 million viewerships, with millions of LGBTQ fans among that number.

The NFL fumbled on same-sex partner benefits two decades ago

The two Super Bowl participants in 2003 would not discuss the issue. Times have changed.

The NFL hosted LGBTQ youth at a Super Bowl flag football clinic

Two NFL legends were on hand to welcome the LGBTQ community and youth to the NFL Experience,

What the San Francisco 49ers taught me about football and queerness

I’ve always loved the 49ers and football, but the sport taught me that I should exist on its edges. The 49ers taught me otherwise.

San Francisco gay sports bar Hi Tops is the place to be for the Super Bowl — unless you’re Taylor Swift

Super Bowl LVIII will be the third 49ers Super Bowl party at Hi Tops since its opening. This time, they’re hoping to celebrate a Niners championship.

Inside LA’s Big Gay Super Bowl party, likely the largest in the world

The Los Angeles party, hosted by Brian Pendleton, raises money for Camp Lightbulb.

Michael Sam came out 10 years ago today. What happened? And has the NFL changed?

Questions still swirl about what happened to Sam’s NFL chances. Since then, the league has shown LGBTQ support.

Onward to Paris! Tom Daley dives into a spot in the 2024 Olympics

By winning a silver medal at the World Aquatics Championships, Daley and partner Noah Williams earn Great Britain a quota spot in Olympic Men’s Synchro Diving.

Jonathan Romero is approaching his first Super Bowl with the love and support of his 49ers teammates

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs have both had male cheerleaders. Their female teammates embrace them.

NFL makes the Super Bowl ‘Gay Gay Gay’ with GLAAD and a Night of Pride

Messages of LGBTQ inclusion were central to the third Night of Pride at the Super Bowl.


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