RK Russell’s new book highlighted by struggles, wild New York weekend
Russell’s telling of his life is raw, full of deep struggles and, as he grows into a man, self-discovery and triumphs.
Briana Scurry was ‘The Only’ Black or out-lesbian athlete on the 1999 USWNT
In her new book and film, Scurry opens up about the struggles that nearly ended her life.
Dale Scott’s autobiography as an openly gay MLB umpire is a winner
In recounting how he came out as gay while still an active MLB umpire, Dale Scott is easy to root for.
Robert Dover’s new book The Gates To Brilliance offers life lessons and fun stories
Among other moments, Dover talks about other riders betting on him being gay, and coming out at the Olympics.
Karina Manta’s new book, On Top of Glass, shares stories of her skating life and teenage girlhood
Manta is out in figure skating and sharing her stories and insights in her new book.
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.