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Utah high school football players suspended after burning Pride flag

Football coach punishes players who burned a Pride flag on social media, with one yelling ‘all gays die.’

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe has accomplished many historic firsts as an out lesbian soccer player.

Did she say ‘yes’? Watch this Pride Night proposal video

A gay fan popped the question at Pride Night for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury.

Christian group files federal civil rights complaint against Connecticut trans policy

Selina Soule and two other Connecticut girls say the state policy allowing trans girls to compete violated their civil rights and possibly deprived them of scholarships.

Gay high school sprinter came out to his team and then later in a TED Talk

The more people who come out, ‘the sooner that gay children will feel comfortable to just be themselves,’ Steven Jacobs, now an NYU student, says.

Being Out: Gay college runner Matthew Kravitz shines on the track and in the lab

Matthew Kravitz has made a difference as an out athlete and plans a career in public health.

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This all-trans soccer team is battling transphobia in Brazil

The BigTboys say they’re Rio de Janeiro’s first transgender soccer team.

Let Outsports be your guide to 2019 Pride gear

From Adidas to Under Armour, here’s the Pride gear that gives back.

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Robbie Rogers

The soccer star briefly retired rather than face life as an out professional athlete. Then he realized it gave him a chance to be a role model.

36 out LGBTQ participants in the 2019 Women’s World Cup

34 players, one coach and a trainer are among the out participants at the 2019 Women’s World Cup.

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USA Powerlifting responds to discrimination complaint

Minnesota-based Gender Justice accuses USAPL of breaking state law by not allowing transgender powerlifter JayCee Cooper to compete.

LGBTQ athletes star in new Pride-themed ‘Be True’ video for Nike

Trans athlete Chris Mosier joins Sue Bird, Brittney Griner and others in Nike’s new Pride-themed ‘Be True’ video.

Gay coach and his husband find a home at University of Oklahoma

Jake Barreau has found personal and professional success at the University of Oklahoma as a coach who is gay and married.

Lacrosse goalie Molly Wolf’s coming out tale is an absolutely perfect Pride story

Lacrosse goalie Molly Wolf of WPLL Pride came out at her high school graduation, and now works to coach and mentor children.

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Outsports Pride: Celebrating 20 years of contagious courage

Athletes and fans from around the world discussed LGBTQ sports, partied and paraded in West Hollywood for Outsports Pride 2019.

‘I am the only out LGBTQ athlete at BYU’

For Emma Gee, a bisexual BYU runner, ‘coming out has proven difficult, confusing, awful, heartbreaking and wonderfully liberating.’

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King has been an unwavering champion for women, LGBTQ and various under-served communities.

Rose Bowl and Concacaf allow anti-gay chants throughout Mexico’s Gold Cup match

Mexico fans chanted the homophobic ‘puto’ chant repeatedly at the Rose Bowl with no consequence.

30 LGBTQ atheltes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit”: John Amaechi

The "$17 million man" remains vigilant years after becoming the first out gay former NBA player.

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Michael Sam

Michael Sam was the first out gay player ever drafted by an NFL team.

Gay USF tennis player shares his terror and relief over coming out

Ryan Marker hid who he was from the rest of the world until his family, coaches and teammates came through when he needed them most.

Flyers mascot Gritty steals the show at Philly Pride

Uber-popular Philadelphia Flyers mascot shows support for LGBTQ community with Pride flag

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Sue Wicks

At a time when the WNBA didn’t want out players, Sue Wicks was publicly out and proud of it.

South Korean Overwatch League broadcast censors Pride Day celebration

Citing "cultural reasons," South Korean OWL broadcast partners chose to not show OWL’s Pride Day festivities for the second year in a row.

Gay former NFL prospect launches STI home-testing service

Brad Thorson’s Kalamos Care box wants to combat the rising rates of sexually transmitted infections.

Australia gets it: new guidelines promote trans inclusion in sports

Sport Australia teamed-up with human rights advocates to write new guidelines to include trans and gender nonconforming athletes.

Gay Games adding dodgeball, esports

Dodgeball and esports take the Gay Games stage for the first time at Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022.

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Dave Kopay

Dave Kopay came out as a gay player in the NFL and became the father of the LGBTQ sports movement.

Remembering Pulse’s youngest victim: basketball prospect Akyra Murray

Akyra Murray had signed a letter of intent to play basketball at an NCAA D2 college before being gunned down at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. on June 12, 2016.

Why Megan Rapinoe won’t sing the national anthem

Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. Women’s National Team didn’t sing the national anthem Tuesday, and has said she probably won’t ever again.

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Jason Collins

The first out gay male athlete to play in a major pro sports league hasn’t retired from LGBTQ advocacy.

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Rudy Galindo

Figure skater and barrier breaker Rudy Galindo opened the doors for today’s stars to be themselves.

This gay couple got engaged at the Washington Nationals Night Out

When Aaron got on one knee and presented Teddy with a ring, people in the stadium reacted predictably.

Being Out: Gay runner Susie Poore inspires other athletes to live authentically

Susie Poore, a runner at Lehigh University, has found freedom after coming out

Jim Cornette slurs gay wrestler Sonny Kiss and then offers a weak apology

"I’m sorry I hurt your feelings, but if you’re going to be in the wrestling business...people are going to say a lot worse things."

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Martina Navratilova

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has made headlines as an athlete, an advocate and in the debate over transgender inclusion in sports.

30 LGBTQ athletes who showed ‘Stonewall Spirit’: Matthew Mitcham

Diver Matthew Mitcham made history by winning a gold medal as openly gay.


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