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Nick Saban would treat gay player with respect

The Alabama coach would not expect any issues if a player came out

Out head coach and GM win first WNBA back-to-back titles in over two decades

Coach Becky Hammon and GM Natalie Williams have found historic WNBA success with the Las Vegas Aces.

Wesley Campbell has been ‘out’ through his figure skating competitive, pro and coaching careers

Campbell has toured the world, including anti-gay countries, and now coaches the next generation.

Stephanie White named WNBA Coach of the Year

White led the Connecticut Sun to an impressive second-place finish in the Eastern Conference.

Jacksonville Jaguars, with out coach Kevin Maxen, get big win in NFL Week 1

Maxen is still contributing to the Jaguars’ success after breaking a barrier as an out gay male NFL coach.

Kevin Maxen says support from the Jaguars, NFL and beyond has been ‘out of this world’

Now it’s back to work for Maxen and the Jaguars as they aim for another NFC South title and beyond.

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NFL coach Kevin Maxen comes out, the first in men’s major sports

Maxen is coming out to live openly with his boyfriend and inspire others to be their true selves.

Why Jaguars coach Kevin Maxen coming out is so significant

Coaches can work for decades, which gives Maxen the ability to be a prominent voice for LGBTQ people in sports for a long time.

West Virginia consequences for Bob Huggins get 1 thing right and 4 things wrong

Do the punishment, outreach and education fit Huggins’ repeated use of slurs and LGBTQ insults? Absolutely not.

Bob Huggins’ public comments were the most homophobic we’ve heard in sports since Tim Hardaway in 2007

Huggins knew the power of gay slurs and the potential career-ending repercussions. Inexplicably, he did it anyway.

Ray Libman competed as a trans athlete over 20 years ago. And you didn’t even know it.

You likely have never heard of Ray Libman, who quietly broke ground in sports in the early 2000s.

The number of out coaches in women’s college basketball has exploded. Why?

How marriage, social media and a few trailbazers opened the door to a slew of coaches being out.

Three of the women’s Elite 8 teams — Iowa, Maryland and Miami — have publicly out coaches

Not so long ago, it was hard to find any out LGBT coaches in NCAA college basketball.

Here are 20 LGBT college basketball players and 57 coaches who have been out while competing

March Madness is upon us, and we celebrate various LGBT players and coaches who have inspired others.

Katie Meier is out LGBT married coach of Miami Hurricanes women’s basketball

Meier will face off against Kim Mulkey, who reportedly told gay athletes to stay in the closet.

Alfred Reft is UCLA’s new head volleyball coach, and his gay life is coming full circle

Reft started his coming out journey playing volleyball in West Hollywood gyms. Now, he’s coming back home to coach.

Out gay volleyball coach Anders Nelson is leading Vanderbilt’s new varsity program

Nelson, who just celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary, is thriving on all fronts.

This gay college volleyball coach has turned NYU into a powerhouse

Andrew Brown is a star in the world of collegiate volleyball, and built his own community along the way.

Callan Chythlook-Sifsof is Outsports 2022 Female Hero of the Year

During the Winter Olympics, Chythlook-Sifsof alleged sexual misconduct by coach Peter Foley, who was investigated and lost his coaching job.

Tell your coming out story on Outsports

You can change the lives of LGBT athletes simply by telling your story. If you're an LGBT athlete, coach or sports administrator, and you're ready to share, we'd love for you to tell your story on Outsports.

Matt Lynch is first out gay head coach in men’s college basketball

Lynch finalizes a deal at University of South Carolina Salkehatchie, a Division I junior college. He is excited to put his stamp on the program.

Trans basketball coach Layne Ingram discusses trans inclusion in sports on Dr. Phil

Dr Phil talks about trans inclusion in women’s sports on his episode this Friday.

Becky Hammon leads Las Vegas Aces to WNBA title, makes history

Becky Hammon continues to blaze a trail for women and LGBT people in sports.

A miracle Connecticut Sun comeback would help gay WNBA coach Curt Miller make history

Down two games to none, Miller still has an opportunity to become the first out gay male coach to win a pro sports championship.

This gay coach wants to make tennis as welcoming as possible for LGBTQ kids

Ian Pearson-Brown credits tennis with saving his life. That’s why he’s started a group to promote LGBTQ inclusion in the sport.

Mark Jackson continues to face allegations of graphic homophobia

Jackson has reportedly been turned down by the Kings and Lakers for their coaching positions.

Allison Guth is the latest out coach with a new opportunity

Allison Guth brings her wife and kids back to Chicago to coach Loyola University.

Michael Sam lands coaching job with the Barcelona Dragons

Michael Sam is an assistant defensive line coach with the European League of Football team.

Shaheen Holloway coaching Seton Hall years after recruiting gay player Derrick Gordon

The now-former Saint Peter’s coach was reportedly instrumental in bringing the out gay player to Seton Hall.

This gay former Canadian national team volleyball player just won a championship in Switzerland

Chris Voth has found his coaching home.

This gay golf coach helped one of her own captains come out

Katherine Mowat lives an open life at Ball State, serving as the LGBTQ role model for her players that she lacked.

Sacred Heart track coach comes out after competing in the closet for BYU

Wyatt Warnick came out publicly just days after being hired at Sacred Heart, a Catholic school.


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