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Gay pro baseball player Bryan Ruby found inspiration reading these 39 LGBT sports books

Gay pro baseball player Bryan Ruby shares his favorite books about LGBT athletes, plus his entire reading list.

Olympic diver Jordan Windle writes children’s book with his gay dad

'An Orphan No More' tells the story of a father and an orphan who don't look the same. It's the story of Jerry and Jordan Windle.

241 athletes have played soccer for the USWNT. Joanna Lohman’s new book shares some of their life lessons

‘Raising Tomorrow’s Champions’ elevates the life lessons from some of history’s greatest soccer players.

Author Julia Serano counters anti-transgender backlash with cautious optimism

The author of the iconic book on trans life, "Whipping Girl," beams up to The Trans Sporter Room podcast to discuss writing and the reality of being trans in 2021 America.

New children’s book ‘Proud To Play’ highlights Canadian LGBTQ sports heroes

‘Proud To Play’ shares the stories of LGBTQ athletes and coaches building inclusion.

‘Singled Out’ shines in depicting Glenn Burke’s heroism and his tragic end

Andrew Maraniss’s new biography places Glenn Burke in his proper trailblazing context and shows how 1970s-era baseball conspired against him.

Joanna Lohman’s new book shares insights into the empowerment of women’s sports

Dozens of elite athletes talk about winning and the transformative power of sports in this new book by Lohman and writer Paul Tukey.

Read an exclusive excerpt from Singled Out: The True Story of Glenn Burke

The New York Times bestselling author Andrew Maraniss wrote a new biography of Glenn Burke, the first openly gay player in MLB.

Megan Rapinoe’s ‘One Life’ is a breakaway goal

You’d expect Megan Rapinoe’s autobiography to be a compelling story filled with unapologetic opinions. But it’s also inspiring, empathetic, and entertaining as hell to boot.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: The Front Runner is published

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

School hides behind pandemic to cancel LGBTQ author’s appearance

Phil Bildner planned to discuss his new novel, ‘A High Five for Glenn Burke,’ until a school parents’ association caved to prejudice.

Hulk smash! This week in LGBT Sports: Winners are heroes and losers are villains

Our weekly look at the big stories from the past 7 days of LGBTQ sports coverage is in keeping with this week’s theme week: the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Which LGBTQ athletes could be Marvel superheroes?

Six members of the Outsports team assembled for a special MCU-themed podcast episode, and we fitted our favorite out sports heroes for capes.

Billie Jean King narrates her life story for a children’s YouTube series

The tennis legend appears as a special guest on children’s author Brad Meltzer’s channel, reading her own biography.

Megan Rapinoe is out and proud in new middle-grade book about USWNT stars

"On the Field with Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, and Mallory Pugh" does not hide the fact Rapinoe is gay, it celebrates her coming out.

First Look: A moving tale of a Little League star’s coming out story

Phil Bildner’s forthcoming novel for young adults, "A High Five for Glenn Burke," shines in revealing the story of one of baseball’s gay pioneers.

Adam Rippon’s new book isn’t just ‘Beautiful on the Outside’

In his memoir, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon writes about love, falling down, getting up, and, yes, Mike Pence.

LGBT Sports history: Patricia Nell Warren publishes ‘The Front Runner’

Patricia Nell Warren’s best seller about a gay coach and an Olympic runner hit bookshelves 45 years ago,

Why former NFL player Ryan O’Callaghan is ‘very much living’

In his first interview with Outsports since his book release, former NFL player Ryan O’Callaghan talks about discovering romance and exploring the gay dating world.

That first time Ryan O’Callaghan uttered the words “my boyfriend”

In this exclusive excerpt from "My Life On The Line," written with Outsports co-founder Cyd Zeigler, former NFL player Ryan O’Callaghan reveals how he met his first boyfriend.

Ex-NFL Lineman Ryan O’Callaghan’s coming out memoir is a harrowing and suspenseful journey

"My Life On the Line" details O’Callaghan’s struggle to be himself in a world he felt wouldn’t accept him, and how it almost cost him his life

Patricia Nell Warren inspired generations with her rebellious words

The author of ‘The Front Runner’ has died at 82, leaving behind a legacy of inspiring storytelling.

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.

Robbie Rogers inspired young adult novel about LGBT soccer players

The former MLS pro showed author that being out can make a difference.

Elena Delle Donne publishes new children’s book

‘Elle of the Ball’ will reach kids who might feel a little different.

Rise and shout, the Cougars are out

Gay former student says BYU forced him into reparative therapy.

Running wild on Fire Island

The author of The Front Runner returns to Fire Island.

A new book chronicles this gay athlete’s experiences driving for Uber and Lyft

Ubered: My Life as a Rideshare Driver is a wild ride.

Five years after coming out, Anton Hysen has heard a homophobic comment only once

Hysen is looking to reveal all in a new book.

Why There Will Never Be A "Gay Jackie Robinson"

This is an excerpt from Cyd Zeigler's new book, 'FAIR PLAY: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place In Sports,' released June 7.

Book's love story has gay Mets third baseman

Author based book on his love of baseball and wanting an openly gay sports role model.

Ben Cohen releases book on bullying

Ben Cohen, the former professional rugby player, will release his first book to help young people deal with bullying and educate adults on the issue.

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