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Newly retired, gay sportswriting pioneer Roger Brigham reflects on how sports saved his life

Brigham, who recently retired from full-time journalism after 46 years, is one of the LGBTQ sports community’s biggest champions.

An out teenager is petitioning the media to highlight Qatar’s anti-LGBTQ laws ahead of the World Cup

Chloe, a 15-year-old soccer fanatic, sees through the Gulf kingdom’s hollow gestures.

Tony Dungy’s tone-deaf defense of Jon Gruden keeps looking worse

Dungy blinded defended Gruden before his homophobic emails were uncovered.

Charles Barkley wore Carl Nassib’s jersey on ESPN2’s ‘Monday Night Football’ broadcast

The NBA Hall of Famer has always supported LGBTQ people in sports.

Here’s the craziest ‘media circus’ photo you’ll see at Carl Nassib’s first game Saturday

Carl Nassib coming out was a 3-day story. It continues to be just that as the Raiders host the Seahawks.

10 stories that capture the Tokyo Olympics for the LGBTQ community

GLAAD and Outsports bring you our list of the LGBTQ Tokyo Olympics stories that capture our movement.

The Olympics and NBC failed Alana Smith and the non-binary community

NBC has issued a statement claiming its commentators used correct pronouns for Smith, when in fact they misgendered Smith multiple times.

For LGBTQ reporters, covering the Olympics is surreal

Several openly LGBTQ reporters will be covering the Games in Tokyo, and they’re ready to tell the stories of the record-setting number of out athletes.

CBS Sports wrapped their Pride Month programming in a rainbow flag. Here’s why and how they did it

CBS Sports created a series of programming called ‘Out In The Game’ to honor LGBTQ people in sports during Pride Month.

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I don't believe Ron MacLean to be homophobic

His comment last week drew accusations of homophobia, but I don't think that applies this time around.

New Hulu doc allows trans athletes to take back their narratives

Hulu’s "Changing The Game" profiles trans high school athletes Mack Beggs, Andraya Yearwood and Sarah Huckman, and their fight for inclusion.

Farewell! My job here is done

After two years and four months leading Outsports, our managing editor is leaving us.

When this gay sports radio host came out, it saved his career

Jared Max thought publicly coming out as gay would ruin him professionally. Ten years later, he says it was the best thing he’s ever done.

Steve Kornacki gets full-time gig on NBC’s NFL coverage

A well-deserved promotion for a media star who is also openly gay.

This gay couple is changing women’s sports coverage, one hilarious video at a time

Emily Anderson and Lesley Ryder think mainstream coverage of women’s sports lacks laughs. So they started their own venture.

This non-binary and asexual sportswriter sees the power in sharing her story

At Sports Illustrated, Julie Kliegman’s coverage goes far beyond the X’s and O’s.

The Outsports Triumph Award for journalism goes to Katelyn Burns

These new awards, in partnership with NCLR, honor transgender athletes as well as other trans people involved in sports, including this journalist.

Trans trailblazing journalist Christina Kahrl leaving ESPN for major new role

Kahrl, who in 2002 became the nation’s first out transgender sports writer, announced she will be heading up sports coverage at a major metropolitan newspaper.

Gay SkySports editor Jon Holmes is opening minds in British sports with his stories

Jon Holmes has been publishing stories of LGBTQ people in British sports for several years.

Out soccer player Collin Martin joins gay college soccer captain in a TikTok conversation

The San Diego Loyals’ Collin Martin was on TikTok Friday night talking with out gay college soccer captain Couper Gunn of the Sports Equality Foundation.

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.

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.’

EFFY’s Big Gay Block places LGBTQ pro wrestling in the industry’s narrative

GCW’s 24-hour wrestling event, Fight Forever, is getting a lot gayer.

Outsports series on trans rugby athletes nominated for GLAAD Media Award

When a ban on trans athletes in women’s rugby was proposed last year, Outsports launched a series of stories advocating for inclusion. World Rugby didn’t pay attention, but GLAAD did.

Celebrating Alex Reimer’s first year at Outsports

Today marks one year that Outsports readers have enjoyed the contributions of our deputy managing editor, Alex Reimer!

Why are there so few out LGBTQ sports broadcasters?

With the LGBTQ community being represented in so many aspects of sports, the lack of out play-by-play voices is striking.

Sports Illustrated throws up a brick in its Sportsperson of the Year selection

SI selecting Breanna Stewart as the face of the WNBA’s activism in 2020 is not a good look.

Sports Illustrated names Breanna Stewart one of its 5 ‘Athlete Activist’ Sportspersons of the Year

Sportswriters unhappy with the choice not to name a Black WNBA player are speaking out. Sports Illustrated’s top editor explains to Outsports why he stands by the selection of Breanna Stewart.

Gay journalist made a movie about his life-changing decision to join world’s 1st gay rugby club

Eammon Atkinson says joining a gay-inclusive rugby club was the best thing he ever did, and now he’s telling the world about it.

NBC election analyst Steve Kornacki is openly gay and a big sports fan

Steve Kornacki shines on election night and does it as an openly gay man and huge sports fan.

From the studio to the streets: Seth Dunlap finds a new calling after controversy

The gay sports radio host fired one year ago in a dispute with his New Orleans station says that was a blessing in disguise, so he can cover anti-racism protests.

A gay woman in football: Erica Tamposi comes out at NFL Network

Erica Tamposi has worked at NFL Media since 2017 and is now publicly out as gay.


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