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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

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

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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?

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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.

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.

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

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Conservative Christian athlete found love from LGBTQ community she never expected

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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

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

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

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Common Ground connects LGBTQ NCAA athletes and people of faith

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Boston Red Sox excluded anti-trans Curt Schilling from World Series

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Miami University in Ohio hosted a pride game that celebrated the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer community. And they won.

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