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This gay high school football player is being honored for boosting LGBTQ Pride in his hometown

Two years after being outed, Jake Streder is reclaiming his story.

Katie Sowers wins her first game back on NFL sideline, returns to coaching college

The trailblazing coach was working this summer as a coaching intern for the Chiefs.

This is how much money the Trevor Project has raised since Carl Nassib came out

The suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ youth has raised at least $300,000 in committed contributions over the last week.

Carl Nassib and Ashlyn Harris embody LGBTQ inclusion pillars of representation and activism

In an eventful 24 hours, Nassib breaks an NFL barrier by coming out while Harris stands up for Florida’s transgender community.

NFL world embraces Carl Nassib coming out: ‘Much respect brudda’

Nassib says the support of his teammates made it possible for him to make history.

How the Patriots made championing LGBTQ rights a pillar of their dynasty

The Patriots continue to lead the NFL when it comes to supporting LGBTQ people.

Texas football coach liked 57 anti-Pride tweets, likening gays to murderers, against god’s will

One tweet called Pride ‘Mental Disorder Month.’ School administrators have ignored requests to talk.

Katie Sowers opens up about future plans: ‘I’m not saying my NFL days are over’

The groundbreaking coach says she’s still determined to be a head coach one day.

Ryan Russell calls on athletes to fight trans bans: ‘Don’t let anyone use the games that we love for hate’

"To use sports to perpetuate hate is the exact opposite of what sports is all about," writes the former NFL player in a powerful op-ed.

Longtime Cincinnati Bengals PR director Jack Brennan comes out as queer

‘I feel like I want to become more genuine to people around me and not hide anymore.’

Gay former NFL player Esera Tuaolo says league is ready for openly gay player

When Tuaolo came out in 2002, he didn’t believe the NFL was ready for an openly gay player. But his thinking has changed.

Tales from a gay football fan

Alex Reimer shares the complicated relationship between his sports fandom and sexuality.

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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.

Lions head coach Dan Campbell issues new apology for making anti-gay remark in college

Campbell’s comments were first unearthed by a reporter with his own history of homophobic tweets.

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2021’s LGBTQ sports winners and losers

Once a week, every week, Outsports’ managing editor selects big stories from the past 7 days of LGBTQ sports coverage.

Gay coach Katie Sowers not returning to San Francisco 49ers next season

Sowers became the first out LGBTQ coach in NFL history in 2017.

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.

Bi NFL free agent Ryan Russell has a message to teams that say they’re pro-LGBT: ‘Call me’

Russell says NFL teams are running out of excuses to not sign an openly gay or bisexual player.

An out college football player who wore Pride on his helmet

Being Out: Jack Storrs and his teammates sent a powerful of symbol of support with their Pride decals, as he reflects on being an out athlete.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Michael Sam blazes a trail in college football and NFL

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

Show you stand up to bullying by wearing purple for Spirit Day!

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

This gay football player’s superpowers against bullying were coming out and empowering himself

Jacob Lancaster faced daily bullying in elementary school. Now he’s focus on his senior season with his teammates.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Troy Aikman says being gay ‘is not my lifestyle’

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

Remembering trans advocate, blogger and ultimate Houston sports fan Monica Roberts

Today we mourn Monica Roberts, the creator of the award-winning TransGriot blog and someone her hometown newspaper called "Houston through and through."

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This athlete has navigated being queer and Black in football, the Army and the DC police department

Wilthalrio Coachman has found himself through semi-pro football, and as a police officer with a career in the military.

Wake up with The Huddle: September’s ending, Football player’s evolution, Man of the Year

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Thursday Night Football returns, The ‘F’ Word, Bi Week

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

LGBT sports winners are hot dogs this holiday weekend

A weekly list of stories from the past seven days with the theme of Courage Is Contagious.

Battling bias in scrums, swimming, softball and soccer

Join The Huddle for a brief look at what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Gay NFL player Esera Tuaolo opens up about head trauma in new podcast

Tuaolo hosts a candid conversation about head trauma with Brett Favre on his new podcast, "Mr. Aloha."

LGBT reporter for Washington NFL team says she was sexually harassed by former team exec

Rhiannon Walker says Washington’s former director of pro personnel made lewd remarks about her looks, and asked if she would be interested in dating.

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