15-year-old sophomore Jake Streder seriously thought of quitting his Illinois football team after being outed, but he decided to embrace who he was and it made all the difference.
Trans women athletes will no longer be recognized as female by the IAAF and must keep testosterone levels under 5 nmol/L for 12 months prior to competing.
Natalie Sciver and Katherine Brunt, two players on England’s national cricket team, got engaged over a year ago, but didn’t publicly discuss it until now.
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It was 11 years ago this month that transgender sportswriter Christine Daniels detransitioned. A year and a month later, she died by suicide.
An injury forced Dalten Fox to come to terms with being gay and the Colorado State athlete soared from there.
Kerron Clement was celebrating Nike’s contribution to a new rainbow track in L.A. when he talked publicly for the first time about being gay.
Avery Saffold wears No. 1 and is a defensive force to be reckoned with for 4-1 Amherst College.
Jeff Rohrer became the first married out gay ex-NFL player when he married his husband Joshua Ross last November.
Each week, Outsports’ managing editor selects the heroes and goats from the past seven days of LGBTQ sports coverage.
Titans join LGBTQ advocacy group in celebrating National Coming Out Day.
From the Phillies to the Eagles to the Flyers to the Sixers, Philadelphia has the most passionate Outsports fans!
The former outfielder for the Tigers, Dodgers and Padres is the only baseball player living today — current or retired — to have come out.
For Nike Windrunner Vanessa Righeimer, running opened a door to coming out. At the Chicago Marathon she seeks to race forward.
Gay Olympic freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy will appear on the final season of NBC’s "Will & Grace" revival — it’s actually his third TV appearance.
Collin Martin, an openly gay MLS player, likes how openly gay candidate Pete Buttigieg handles his religion.
No history of LGBT sports is complete without the man who paved the way for out figure skaters: Rudy Galindo
Miami may have lost to top-25 Wake Forest, but they won the day waving a giant rainbow flag.
Charlie Bird, the gay student who played Brigham Young University’s mascot, Cosmo the Cougar, danced his way into the top slot of ESPN’s ‘10 best mascot moments of all time.’
The British boxing champion is expected to face WWE’s Braun Strowman at WWE Crown Jewel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 31.
Gay swimmer and NCAA champion Adam DeVine said he was kicked off the Stanford team due to "homophobia," but he has since modified his story.
Contributor Ken Schultz is all for inclusion, understanding, and friendship. But in this commentary, he takes issue with fellow comic Ellen DeGeneres, and her defense of her friendship with the staunchly anti-LGBTQ former president.
Joining a gay softball league ended Bostock’s 20-year career in social work and began a six year legal journey to the Supreme Court steps.
Transgender athletes Chris Mosier and CeCé Telfer made LGBTQ sports history and the U.S. Supreme Court will make a historic decision impacting trans rights.
Despite a herniated disk, Delle Donne scores 13 points to lead the Mystics to the brink of a championship.
There are so very few male GBTQ athletes who come out while actively playing their sport. Ian Roberts did it in 1995.
When anti-trans hit sites attacked, roller derby stood up and fought back
Greg Louganis came back from a traumatic head injury during the 1988 Olympics to win gold.
Glenn Burke was the Major League Baseball player who invented the high-five and resisted efforts to hide who he is: a gay man.
Trans wrestler Nyla Rose won over the crowd in a losing effort, while Jake Hager debuted fresh off tacitly endorsing transphobia.
Who else in sports history has her name on a stadium complex, a library, a bobblehead, an action figure, 12 women’s Grand Slam titles and is lesbian?