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Straight athletes need to stop saying it’s ‘impossible’ to be openly gay in sports

Olivier Giroud is the latest straight athlete to tell gay people it’s impossible for them to see the hope and love of sports.

HBO ‘Real Sports’ profiles openly gay Warriors president Rick Welts

Rick Welts, the openly gay Golden State Warriors president, has been a role model for LGBT people in sports.

Emily Scheck’s gofundme hits $100k as athlete stops accepting donations

"A nation came together to help out a person in need and showed that Emily was worth fighting for."

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Fantasy football: Week 12 start/sit advice for Team Outsports Equality

Here’s our weekly fantasy football starting lineup of NFL players who have expressed support for LGBT equality.

Former Dallas Cowboy Jeff Rohrer is first married out gay ex-NFL player

Jeff Rohrer and Joshua Ross got married in Hollywood Sunday in a wedding with about 150 guests.

Openly gay rugby player Gareth Thomas victim of homophobic attack

Gay rugby player Gareth Thomas was attacked by a 16-year-old in a hate crime. The attacker has now apologized.

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This gay college athlete was disowned by her parents and left with nothing

The NCAA has determined Emily Scheck can keep outside donations made to her, as well as keep her eligibility.

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NCAA to allow disowned gay athlete to keep donations and eligibility

Emily Scheck was left in poverty by her parents who disowned her for being gay. Now she will get financial help she needs.

WNBA legend Sue Bird joins Nuggets front office

her official title is Basketball Operation Associate

Taylor Emery and Virginia Tech are off to a hot 3-0 start

Emery and the Hokies went to the WNIT final last year. Now they are looking for more and are off to a hot start in 2018.

Gay former Dallas Cowboy Jeff Rohrer is marrying his boyfriend this Sunday

Jeff Rohrer played for the legendary Tom Landry. As he marries his boyfriend, his Cowboys teammates have his back.

Coming out stories of LGBT people in sports

Gay goalie saves Boston University in Patriot League title game

LGBTQ College Roundup: Out goalie Kathleen Keegan key to BU field hockey reaching NCAA tournament.

Fantasy football: Week 11 start/sit advice for Team Outsports Equality

Here’s our weekly fantasy football starting lineup of NFL players who have expressed support for LGBT equality.

Lacrosse coach comes out by introducing his boyfriend on Facebook

Aron Lipkin decided to come out as gay in honor of his late friend and assistant coach on National Coming Out Day.

Wembley Stadium to host landmark match for Rainbow Laces campaign

English soccer will again sport rainbows this month to demonstrate support for LGBTQ inclusion.

NBA fines Nuggets center Nikola Jokic $25,000 for using gay slur

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets was fined $25,000 for saying ‘no homo.’

USA Today nominates Adam Rippon for political office

Rippon has been thoughtful and outspoken when publicly sharing his perspective on political issues.

Latest old gay-slur tweet from pro athlete shows need for youth sports culture change

Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel tweeted a gay slur when he was a teen, as have other pro athletes. Will they help change the culture that created those tweets?

For gay high school lacrosse player, coming out meant keeping a promise

Madison Harris, a high school lacrosse player, promised herself to come out to stay true to who she was.

Lesbian, Native American, ex-MMA fighter Sharice Davids elected to Congress

Sharice Davids is Native American, openly lesbian and a former MMA fighter. She’s also now a member of Congress.

An LSU fan used anti-gay poster to troll Nick Saban. It didn’t work.

Alabama blanked LSU despite this Tigers fan’s disgusting poster depicting Nick Saban performing gay sex.

NBC and MSNBC political guru Steve Kornacki is openly gay and a huge sports fan

NBC and MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki is openly gay and Election Day is like the Super Bowl for the big sports fan.

All of these out athletes are encouraging you to vote Tuesday

Gus Kenworthy has a sex promise for voters, and Sue Bird plays Jesus Christ in a skit to encourage voting, among others.

He’s gay, a high school state soccer champ and accepted by his team in the Bible Belt

Adam Burnett is a highly recruited gay soccer player from Missouri who will be playing in the NCAA next season.

Openly gay tennis player Luksika Kumkhum gets her biggest win on women’s tour

Openly gay Thai tennis player Luksika Kumkhum wins Mumbai Open as she changes attitudes in her country.

LAFC fans chanted gay slur at MLS playoff match. Club is ‘disappointed.’

At one point an estimated 80% of the fans at the LAFC match sent the gay ‘puto’ slur booming throughout the stadium.

High school football coach canned for alleged anti-gay comments

The head football coach at Morro Bay High School allegedly said something so bad it would "offend anybody."

Patricia Nell Warren honored by Front Runners with life membership

Warren’s seminal 1974 novel "The Front Runner" has inspired generations of LGBTQ people to be out and participate in sports.

Christian sports administrator hasn’t changed his beliefs, but his mind is open

Through conversation, H. "Skip" Lord is learning to find common ground in diversity at a small Christian college.

CFL lineman says fans called him gay because he has colored hair

CFL player Derek Dennis says fans called him gay because he colors his hair.

See how some out athletes have been dressing for Halloween

Jason Collins, Gus Kenworthy, Angel McCoughtry and others don their gay apparel for Halloween.

Gay Tennessee college goalie leads team’s resurgence despite a broken bone

LGBTQ Roundup: Eva Bower, who is openly lesbian, helps Milligan soccer end regular season strong.

Conservative Christian athlete found love from LGBTQ community she never expected

Stephanie McMahon had feared finding Common Ground with the LGBTQ community. Instead, she found a new commitment to God.

USA Water Polo highlights LGBTQ team in Washington DC

The Washington Wetskins have been welcoming lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer athletes to water polo.

This HBCU athletics director wants to connect with LGBTQ athletes

Clyde Doughty is committed to building bridges between the Christian and LGBTQ communities.

Gay player’s two touchdowns help spark team to first win

Scores are second and third this season for Wyatt Pertuset, one of seven openly gay college football players.

Figure skater Joe Johnson came out without a big coming-out moment

Johnson is the ice dancing partner of Karina Manta and the gay parent of Adam Rippon.