National Hockey League
For the first time, pro baseball, basketball, football, hockey and soccer has an out gay male player under contract.
Luke Prokop has had quite a month since coming out, including a call from Sir Elton John.
Yes, the NHL, hockey and America are "ready" for gay professional athletes like Luke Prokop.
Luke Prokop is the first active player under NHL contract to publicly come out.
In her new role, Meghan Duggan will do what she does well: develop players. She’ll do it as an out gay woman.
Brock McGillis suffered for years hearing the very things Kevin Durant and Sebastian Lletget were allowed to say.
Pride was on ice in a nationally-televised hockey clash for a cause.
The NHL team hosted its 5th annual N.J. Devils Pride Night, featuring special jerseys which will be auctioned-off to benefit LGBTQ groups.
The longtime ally says the league needs to reach out to LGBTQ people and "get uncomfortable."
Dave Kopay is the latest retired gay male athlete to ask why there aren’t more openly gay players in elite team sports.
Longtime ally Kurtis Gabriel has played for the Devils, the Wild and most recently the AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Now he has a 1-year contract with the Sharks.
Bayne Pettinger fielded congratulatory texts from Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid when he told them he was gay.
It was a lousy week for 2 guys who talk for a living and other big stories of the past 7 days.
The NHL is skating closer to the Stanley Cup playoffs as we look back at the big stories we’ve covered in the past 7 days.
5 out employees at pro-sports teams joined us to talk about how to push for more LGBTQ inclusion from your favorite team.
Kings Special Events Sales Director Karl Crudup will be part of Outsports’ conversation Thursday about how to push for more LGBTQ inclusion in pro sports.
We love them, root for them, make movies about them, but what qualifies someone to be an "underdog"?
It’s "What If? Week" at SB Nation, and today, Outsports is imagining a world in which sexual orientation or gender identity is treated as no big deal in major pro sports leagues.
Brock McGillis says Leipsic will be nothing more than a fall guy if the league doesn’t begin to more seriously educate players on the power of their speech.
In a series of tweets, Penner implied Trudeau is a gay pedophile.
The arena where the Pittsburgh Penguins normally play hockey was lit up in Pride colors Tuesday night even though the coronavirus pandemic has suspended the season.
Each week, Outsports’ managing editor selects big stories from the past 7 days of LGBTQ sports coverage. And this week’s coverage was dominated by the disease COVID-19.
As LGBTQ athletes and fans, we know fear all too well. We have lived with it, and overcome it. With the NCAA, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS and more closing shop, what can we do now?
The St. Louis Blues are receiving criticism for scheduling "Hockey is for Everyone" night during a road game.
Chicago’s NHL team will host an honest-to-goodness, official Pride Night, in partnership with the Chicago Gay Hockey Assn. and organizers of OUT at Wrigley.
Athletes, coaches and advocates from the LGBTQ community will be celebrated at the Devils’ Pride Night.
Pride Nights at sports events celebrating LGBTQ fans have apparently achieved peak annoyance for opponents of equality.