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Rose Parade won’t feature AIDS Healthcare Foundation in 2024. Here’s why.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation is out of the Rose Parade, held hours ahead of the Rose Bowl.

Nick Saban would treat gay player with respect

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

Byron Perkins’ NFL Shop ‘Drip’ spot highlights an out gay college football player

The NFL is being intentional by including Perkins, an out gay college football player.

Gay college football player Kennedy McDowell sent to hospital after illegal block

Kennedy McDowell seems to have been targeted by a Boise State player. Thankfully, he’s "all clear," according to Colorado State.

Kennedy McDowell has felt support as a gay Colorado State football player

Kennedy McDowell is an out gay defensive end for Colorado State feeling nothing but support from players and coaches.

Kennedy McDowell is an out gay player on the Colorado State Rams football team

McDowell has been out since 8th grade. He wanted to make sure he plays college football where all of him is welcome.

Gay college football fan celebrates his ‘open and proud’ visibility on quest to visit all NCAA stadiums

Over two-thirds of the way through his college football tour, Andrew Bauhs has forged numerous bonds through fandom and Pride.

Alabama fans shower Texas players with racist, anti-gay slurs

Viral video shows a disgusting display from some ‘Bama fans after their team lost to the Longhorns.

Byron Perkins charging toward a big senior college football season as an out and proud gay man

Perkins is showcasing confidence ahead of his final season at Hampton University.

Homophobia at its worst in Northwestern football hazing allegations; Pat Fitzgerald fired

Head coach Pat Fitzgerald denied any knowledge of forced male-to-male sex acts being the alleged dominant hazing rituals occurring in Northwestern football.

Byron Perkins is Outsports 2022 Male Hero of the Year

Perkins, who plays defensive back for Hampton University, became the first gay football player to ever come out publicly at an HBCU.

All four College Football Playoff schools have supported LGBTQ athletes

Michigan, Georgia, TCU and Ohio State have distinguished histories of embracing LGBTQ people in athletics.

Stanford marching band trolled BYU with same-sex wedding sketch at halftime

The Stanford band staged a same-sex wedding with Mormon scriptural language as BYU fans booed.

Byron Perkins, D1 Hampton University football player, comes out as gay

‘I’m gay,’ Perkins said. ‘This is who I am, this is who I’ve been, and this is who I’m going to be.’

Princeton football to wear LGBTQ Pride stickers for game against Brown on Friday

An openly gay former player will participate in the coin toss as the Tigers host Pride Night.

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.

UMass Football is hosting its Pride Day against Liberty

The Minutemen will celebrate their LGBTQ fans when they host Liberty Oct. 8.

College football player arrested for assaulting ex-teammate because he thought he was gay

Jacksonville State punter Jack Dawson allegedly tormented his former teammate, John Haynes, and coaches did nothing to stop him.

Trey McBride picked in the NFL Draft. He has 2 lesbian moms

This year’s Mackey Award winner, Trey McBride, received the news with his moms by side.

Arizona Cardinals make Trey McBride 1st player with two moms to be drafted

McBride is set to become the first player in NFL history with same-sex parents.

Steve Strimling will officiate a National Semifinal, the first out gay referee to do so

Strimling will be the referee for the Cotton Bowl when Cincinnati plays Alabama on ESPN.

D1 college football player Ryan Deluca came out as gay on Instagram. His team showed an outpouring of love

Ryan Deluca found immediate support this week coming out at Furman University in South Carolina.

Goodbye, Ed Orgeron. And don’t let that ‘sissy blue’ hit you on the way out

LSU’s football coach attacked UCLA with homophobia last month. The term has lingered, now embraced by some Bruins and even Ole Miss.

UConn’s football team will wear Pride helmet stickers for its game this week

The Huskies are hosting their first ever LGBTQ Pride night against Middle Tennessee State Friday.

Michigan’s marching band performed a fully LGBTQ-themed halftime show

The halftime show commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Spectrum Center.

Jaden Vazquez has found total acceptance as an out D1 college football player

Jaden Vazquez hasn’t heard a single negative comment since coming out. Now he wants to help other LGBTQ athletes.

This gay athlete and advocate has a rare bone infection, and he needs your help to survive

Eric Lueshen has advocated for LGBTQ athletes for years, and now he needs the community’s help.

Gay ex-college football player wants to pay it forward with LGBTQ athletes

T.J. Callan felt driven from the University of Miami program and seeks to make a difference for LGBTQ athletes in his career.

Frank Rossi is a face of D3 football. Oh, and he happens to be gay, too

Rossi has been committed for 25 years to elevating the voices of people in football who don’t get the attention they deserve.

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The Outsports honor list

In its second decade, national organizations have honored Outsports several times for its coverage of LGBT sports.

This gay football player wants LGBTQ athletes to know how supported they are

Etienne Aduya, who played football at Williams College, is working with his alma mater to ensure LGBTQ athletes feel less alone.

Sarah Fuller is destroying barriers, and that’s huge for LGBTQ athletes

Fuller’s success as Vanderbilt’s kicker shows the best players can be anybody.


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