With all the gay-sports news that's unfolded over the last month, there's also been an overwhelming reaction in the media: They've actually started giving the issue the coverage it's deserved for a long time. Some say sports are "ready," others say "we've come a long way." Here's a rundown of some of the best (many of which Outsports is proud to have taken part in):
- ABC News: Gay sports community buoyed by unprecedented support.
- NY Daily News: Sports appear finally ready to welcome gay athletes in the locker rooms.
- SB Nation: Rick Welts' courageous stand shines spotlight on homophobia in sports
- Associated Press: Another gay slur shows sports still has ways to go.
- CNN: Real test still to come on gays in sports
- Red Eye Chicago: Ready to cheer a gay sports star