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This gay athlete’s poem to Greg Louganis for World AIDS Day beautifully captures the legend and his contributions

His legacy, a beacon shining bright.’ Louganis has been an inspiration for gay athletes and people living with HIV for decades.

The San Francisco Giants took the lead in promoting AIDS awareness through ‘Until There’s A Cure Day’

In 1994, the Giants set an example for the rest of baseball by devoting a game to HIV/AIDS charities. They’ve continued it every year since.

Greg Louganis auctioning his Olympic medals to help AIDS services center, Sept. 14

Louganis hopes to honor Ryan White, as well as his mother, with funds from the Bonham medal auctions on Sept. 14.

Ring of Honor’s Ian Riccaboni uses his voice for LGBTQ charity and awareness

ROH’s lead announcer is raising money for Allentown, PA’s Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center via Cameo.

Ji Wallace became an Olympic hero 20 years ago, before coming out as gay

Wallace won a silver medal in the first-ever Olympic trampoline competition, all in front of his home crowd.

After coming out as HIV+, Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas is honored at British LGBT awards

Thomas was honored as a sports personality at this year’s British LGBT awards for his HIV advocacy.

Meet 3 out HIV+ athletes: A bodybuilder, a triathlete and the world’s greatest diver

Read about the challenges and achievements of HIV+ Olympic legend Greg Louganis, International bodybuilder Raif Derrazi, who is living with AIDS and U.S.A.F. 1st Lt. Josh Hipps, a triathlete living with HIV.

Dennis Rodman challenged taboos of sexuality in sports long before The Last Dance

As a decades-old Rodman interview with Oprah demonstrates, the 1990s were a difficult time to have a frank conversation about sexuality.

AIDS LifeCycle forced to cancel, an outpouring of love and support follows

Beautiful messages of support have poured in since organizers canceled the 2020 event due to coronavirus.

How a leather bar propelled these cyclists to ride 275-miles for an HIV/AIDS prevention fundraiser

Members of the leather community have raised over $1 million for the NYC LGBT Community Center’s HIV/AIDS prevention and support services by cycling.

Gareth Thomas says tabloid ‘forced’ him to come out as HIV-positive

Gay former rugby player Gareth Thomas revealed he’s HIV-positive and married to another man after being hounded by tabloid reporters.

Now free, HIV-positive wrestler sets his goals on Olympics and education

Michael Johnson was released from prison 25 years early after a ‘fundamentally unfair’ trial. Now he wants to help others.

30 LGBTQ athletes who show ‘Stonewall Spirit:’ Tom Waddell

Every day of Pride month, Outsports is profiling an LGBTQ athlete whose life and achievements carry on the spirit of the Stonewall Uprising. Today’s is Tom Waddell.

This AIDS survivor will run his seventh Gay Games marathon in August

At 65, Stephen Kovacev is still running strong and inspiring people across the community.

NFL includes sex between men as part of AIDS facts

The league realizes that not all its players are only into women.

Former college wrestler convicted on HIV charges

Michael L. Johnson was a wrestler at Lindenwood University when he allegedly infected a sexual partner with HIV. Now he's been sentenced to 30 years in prison, and many activists are pointing fingers at the justice system.


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