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Gay dancer Rhys Balow has found his confidence on the Sacramento State dance team

Rhys Balow celebrates his personality every time he steps on the court or field for the Sacramento State Hornets.

Jonathan Romero is the first and only male cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers

Romero is part of a fast-growing group of NFL male cheerleaders, many of them gay.

NFL cheerleaders’ public sex appeal showcases hypocrisy of the fight against drag queens

NFL cheerleaders exude sex appeal in front of children. Should they face legal challenges with states’ new laws?

This out gay dancer is making history with the Celtics

Patrick Opran performs as his authentic self every night at Boston’s TD Garden, in front of thousands of raucous Celtics fans.

Transgender NFL cheerleader has more support, less blowback, and that’s positive

Justine Lindsay shakes her pom-poms and shows off her dance moves for Carolina Panthers fans.

When these 2 gay roommates joined Ohio State’s cheer team, they found a family

Tristan Cruz and Ian Lattea felt the love from their teammates immediately.

Quinton Peron on Amazing Race continues an amazing year

Peron was a Los Angeles Rams cheerleader in the Super Bowl. Now he’s racing around the world with Mattie Lynch.

This gay Falcons cheerleader got engaged at the last game of the season

Ben Ajani says getting engaged at an NFL game was a dream come true.

These 2 out gay cheerleaders are making history with the Panthers

Tre’ Booker and Chris Crawford are two of the first male cheerleaders in Panthers history, and bring their authentic selves to the field every Sunday.

‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on child pornography charge

Harris, who was one of the breakout stars of the Netflix docuseries, is also accused of sex abuse in a lawsuit filed on behalf of two teenage boys.

Out in the World: Gay college cheerleader finds work helping hospitals during the pandemic

Harrison Wilkerson found a comfort zone as an NC State cheerleader. Since graduation, he’s found work that helps make the waiting room process easier.

Gay Rams cheerleader Quinton Peron is proud to be a trailblazer

Out and proud, Rams cheerleader Quinton Peron loves being different as he dances to his own beat.

2 out guys are Patriots’ 1st male cheerleaders in decades

Steven Sonntag and Driss Dallahi are among 14 rookies chosen to cheer for the New England Patriots

Rams male cheerleader Napoleon Jinnies opens up about being gay

Napoleon Jinnies made history as a male NFL cheerleader and he did it as a gay man.

Super Bowl will feature first male cheerleaders ever, with two guys from the Rams

Los Angeles Rams cheerleaders Quinton Peron and Napolean Jinnies will be the first male cheerleaders in a Super Bowl

New Orleans Saints have first male cheerleader and some people can’t stand it

Jesse Hernandez makes history as one of three male cheerleaders in the NFL.

Gay teen athlete looking to unseat anti-gay Ohio legislator this fall

Garrett Baldwin isn’t your average Democrat. And he wants to win big in Trump country.

His college track career over, gay athlete joins cheerleading team

LGBTQ College Roundup: Columbia men’s rowing wins IRA national championship

LA Rams add NFL’s first two male cheerleaders

Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies will cheer on the Rams this season.

Gay former football player finds incredible acceptance in the South

Harrison Wilkerson is now a cheerleader at NC State, which recruited him to play football.

Gay high school athlete fought teasing to find a home in cheerleading

Nicholas Ramirez is the happiest he’s ever been.

Michigan State cheerleader found solace in sport after his boyfriend’s suicide

Jacob Jean is a proudly out Spartan.

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A gay Wildcat's coming out

When Kansas state cheerleader Brandon Meier came out to the people in his life, it went far better than he had expected.

Trans cheerleader named homecoming queen

She wins honor from her Kansas City area classmates.

Trans cheerleader happy to be one of the girls

Landon Patterson is nominated for her school's homecoming queen and describes her cheer teammates as a "second family."

Gay Sooner cheerleader struggled with stereotypes

Drew Allensworth grew up in rural Oklahoma thinking he could never come out. Now he's been accepted by his fraternity and athletic department at the Univ. of Oklahoma.

Details does male cheerleading

Is cheerleading a sport?

Court: Cheerleading is a contact sport


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