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Gus Kenworthy will represent Great Britain in his third Olympics

The iconic out winter sports athlete was experiencing head issues that temporarily forced him to withdraw from competition.

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Outsports wins GLAAD media award for coverage of LGBTQ athletes at Summer Olympics

Outsports’ list of out LGBTQ Olympians was cited worldwide and helped drive coverage of inclusion in sports.

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Out snowboarder Belle Brockhoff aims for gold in her third Olympics

After competing in 2018, proving she could recover from injury, Brockhoff goes for the gold in Beijing.

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Andrew Blaser wins Team USA Olympic skeleton spot, first out gay man to do so

Team USA’s Andrew Blaser will be the first publicly out gay man to ever compete in skeleton at the Olympics.

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Brittany Bowe wins gold for sportsmanship, gives up Olympic spot to her teammate Erin Jackson

Bowe had qualified for the Olympic 500-meter. Jackson, a gold-medal favorite, did not. Bowe fixed that. Chills.

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Record 7 out figure skaters, first out non-binary athlete, headed to Winter Olympics

At least seven out skaters and four out coaches representing are set to make history in Beijing next month.

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Stories about LGBTQ athletes at the OIympics.

Brittany Bowe wins a spot in her third Olympics, the 1st out American in the 2022 Games

Brittany Bowe is hoping to add to the bronze medal she won in the 2018 Olympics.

Pairs skaters Eric Radford, Vanessa James get negative COVID result, will compete at Olympic trials

Canadian pairs skaters Eric Radford and Vanessa James have received negative COVID-19 results and will compete.

As Beijing Olympics near, it’s time to sound the alarm about China’s ban on ‘Sissy Men’

The environment for LGBTQ people in China is becoming increasingly hostile.

Tom Daley rings in the new year by being named an OBE

With his latest honor, the Olympic champion reemphasizes his commitment to making Great Britain a better home for the LGBTQ community.

Outsports Transgender Athlete Advocate of the Year: Alana McLaughlin

The MMA fighter seeks to continue Fallon Fox’s legacy, but also opened her first fight leaving a special legacy of her own.

Outsports Female Hero of the Year: Raven Saunders

Raven Saunders has been courageously herself while winning an Olympic silver medal and elevating others.

Top 15 most-read Outsports stories in 2021 feature Olympics, athletes coming out

LGBTQ athletes were more present in sports in 2021 than ever before, creating memories and sports headlines.

Gay Olympic diving star dies at 32

Brazilian diver Ian Matos, who came out in 2014, died of a lung infection.

Polish Olympian moved to Spain with her wife to avoid having a child in Poland

Jolanta Ogar says she doesn’t feel like she could raise her daughter in her native country.

Out WNBA champion Cheryl Reeve is the new U.S. women’s basketball coach

The Minnesota Lynx head coach has been on Team USA’s staff since 2014.

Gus Kenworthy says health issues may interrupt his Olympic plans

Kenworthy contracted COVID recently and is experiencing head issues that forced him to withdraw from competition.

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LGBTQ athletes at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

News about LGBTQ athletes and inclusion issues at the Beijing Winter Olympics in February 2022.

Top British curler thrived after coming out as gay to his team

‘We’re all just athletes at the end of the day trying to compete for the same thing, regardless of sexuality and who we want to spend our lives with,’ Bruce Mouat says,

Trans sports advocate Kirsti Miller is bullish on IOC’s new framework

The Australian athlete-turned-trans advocate feels the new direction will pay dividends throughout sports

Raven Saunders has sponsors fully supporting her self-expression

The bold Olympic silver medalist talks about her X on the podium, her died hair and her struggles with mental health.

Brittany Bowe racking up World Cup medals headed into her third Olympic Games

Brittany Bowe has two golds and a silver in World Cup races as the out athlete aims for more Olympic medals.

Annet Negesa had to choose surgery to compete. The IOC now says forcing that choice was wrong

The Ugandan middle distance runner hopes that World Athletics will take a leaf out of the newly released Olympic inclusion playbook.

Out Olympian wins tournament 3 months after being randomly attacked

Jack Woolley has taken home gold in his two competitions since returning to the mat.

Eric Radford has returned to competition, aiming for his third Olympics

Radford has won Olympic gold, silver and bronze. It would be the 4th Olympics for his new partner, Vanessa James.

Olympics changing trans-athlete policy, will leave inclusion up to individual sports

The IOC will discontinue its current transgender policy after the 2022 Olympics, leaving questions as to what change will look like.

Andrew Blaser hopes to be an out gay athlete at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Andrew Blaser races in skeleton for Team USA, painted fingernails, snakeskin uniform and all.

Olympic medalist Astrid Guyart married her partner with a rainbow cake

Astrid Guyart won silver in Tokyo. She and her wife were depicted by Legos on top of their beautiful cake.

LGBTQ Olympians urge world leaders to step up to combat against climate change

After scorching hot Tokyo Games, Tom Daley, Emma Twigg and Kristen Thomas join climate change PSA.

Michael Spencer has represented Gus Kenworthy through coming out and the Olympics

Spencer is passionate about working with great athletes. He also wants to empower the entire LGBTQ community.

Tom Daley says countries with death penalties for LGBTQ people should be banned from the Olympics

The Olympic gold medalist is determined to ensure anti-LGBTQ nations won’t be welcome at the 2024 Paris Games.

Bi Pride Day salute to Olympic volleyball champ Haleigh Washington

Haleigh has already earned her gold medal. It’s time she was given her flowers too.

At least 186 out LGBTQ athletes at the Tokyo Summer Olympics, by far a record

There were more out LGBTQ athletes in Tokyo than all the previous Summer Olympics combined. Here’s the list.

This gay reporter spent 51 straight days in Tokyo covering the Olympics and Paralympics

CBC’s Devin Heroux says he can’t compare the experience to anything he’s ever done.

Asia hosts 2 Olympics, 2 Paralympics and the Gay Games in 16 months. What’s the impact?

Amazin LeThi has hope that hosting so many events in Asia in a short period of time helps people in those countries and beyond.

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Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and LGBTQ inclusion

There are a record number of out LGBTQ athletes at the Tokyo Olympics. We’ll cover all the news.

These two Olympic medalists confirmed their love with this cute, casual photo

Lauren Price and Karriss Artingstall talked about their "partner" and "first house" they bought together.

Olympian Sarka Pancochova got married in the mountains, complete with bourbon and a black bear

Sarka and Kaileen married in the Cascade Mountains, filled with love and laughs.

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