Why are there so few openly gay male athletes in sports? We asked ChatGPT
The AI bot gave accurate and fairly detailed answers to two questions we asked but wouldn’t take the bait on which players are hot.
Former pro Australian basketball player Trevor Torrance publicly comes out as gay
Torrance, who played at the height of the AIDS epidemic, is finally free to tell his story.
Gay Olympian Tom Bosworth cries, thanks supporters in emotional post-race video
The British race-walker delivered one of the most poignant moments of the entire Olympics.
NCAA’s Sedona Prince of viral TikTok fame shares her coming out story
In a new interview, the Oregon Ducks forward speaks on activism, gay visibility, and using their TikTok platform to speak out.
We celebrated the historic achievements of girls and women in LGBTQ sports in March
Every day in March, Outsports marked Women’s History Month by highlighting the contributions of out female-identified LGBTQ athletes.
Gay slur from a fan and game of Hangman with teammates inspired college athlete to come out
After coming out at her Maryland college, Lindsey Farrell "felt more connected to not only the sports community, but now my community as an LGBTQ+ member."
‘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.
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.
Elite out female athletes explain why women’s sports are so inclusive
Natasha Cloud and Anya Packer say there’s widespread support throughout their leagues.
How this gay soccer player came out on TikTok
As a closeted athlete, Josh Leafer didn’t think there were other people like him. Then he started his own TikTok account.
This gay high school swimmer has mom coaching him every step of the way
Ben Quinn has thrived as an openly gay teenager in conservative Indiana.
This gay teenage cyclist is one of the first pro male riders to ever come out
Justin Laevens, who’s from Belgium, says he wants to be an example for other gay cyclists.
LGBTQ athletes and coaches respond to the deadly insurrection at the Capitol
It was already going to be a historic day. It turned out to be one of infamy and tragedy as well.
Collin Martin challenges male youth sports to be more inclusive
The openly gay pro soccer player says attitudes in male youth sports are holding gay athletes back.
Gay male hockey players are coming out in droves, and changing the sport’s culture
Many gay male hockey players and officials came out on Outsports this year. Together, they’re making the sport’s atavistic culture more inclusive.
Gay former English soccer captain says ‘acceptance’ is wrong word to use with LGBTQ people
Casey Stoney, who came out as gay in 2014, says she wants to be more than "accepted."
Derrick Gordon says opponent called him the ‘F-word’ during game
Gordon says the incident happened during a game Thursday. He’s currently playing professional basketball in Cyprus.
After being outed, this former college basketball captain found solace in Boston’s gay basketball league
When Quadry Allen was outed to his family, his brothers in the Boston Gay Basketball League took him in.
Some retired gay male athletes continue to be frustrated more haven’t come out after them
Dave Kopay is the latest retired gay male athlete to ask why there aren’t more openly gay players in elite team sports.
LGBTQ researcher has 2 theories on lack of openly gay players in male team sports
Researcher Rory Magrath says he thinks international travel and a possible dearth of elite gay male athletes are far more responsible than homophobia.
Collin Martin says there’s never been a better time for athletes to come out
The gay soccer pro says he doesn’t know what’s holding closeted athletes back.
Helen Carroll’s still in the game for inclusion
The former sports director for NCLR looked back and looked forward in The Trans Sporter Room podcast.
Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Dave Kopay comes out
Every day during LGBTQ history month, we’ve told a story from our archive. We conclude our series with the NFL player who remains the most significant out gay athlete of our lifetime: Dave Kopay.
Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Out gay diver Matthew Mitcham wins Olympic gold
Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.
Former Division I football player Jake Bain featured in new ‘It Gets Better’ Project video
One of the first publicly out queer D-I athletes tells his story and offers encouragement to other who may be struggling as he once did.
USL suspends Junior Flemmings for using homophobic slur
Flemmings’ season, much like the San Diego Loyal’s, is effectively over.
The San Diego Loyal show powerful resistance from the new school
In walking off, the USL Loyal players walked tall against racism and homophobia.
‘We have a long way to go,’ says Collin Martin, target of anti-gay slur on the pitch
Support is streaming in for out soccer player Collin Martin, who reported a player’s homophobic slur to a referee. His San Diego Loyal teammates forfeited the match in protest.
Pernille Harder’s triple victory at UEFA Awards, Danish Rainbow Awards
The Danish footballer was honored by both the Danish Rainbow Awards and UEFA for her landmark year on and off the soccer pitch.
U.S. Sailing hosts panel on LGBTQ diversity, equity and inclusion
Four LGBT sailing enthusiasts share their personal and professional perspectives and provide recommendations to sailing organizations on being more inclusive.
Out wrestler Fred Rosser set for New Japan Pro Wrestling debut
‘Mr. No Days Off’ enters the King of Sports on September 4.
Activism and out athletes, gay wrestlers and a gay wedding
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.