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Gay athlete Bryden Hattie on diving, drag and the Deep South

Tennessee’s Bryden Hattie has impressed in the NCAA and won Diving World Cup gold with Team Canada. If he makes it to the Paris Olympics in 2024, he’ll be proud to represent.

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Turkey women’s national volleyball team going to Olympics and lifting LGBTQ community

Amid rising anti-LGBTQ hate in Turkey, the country’s women’s volleyball team — which has qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympics — is a source of hope to activists fighting for equality.

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Robbie Manson hopes his path to Paris Olympics inspires more gay athletes

New Zealand rower talks exclusively to Outsports about his fourth Games qualification, being on OnlyFans, and LGBTQ visibility; NZ’s Emma Twigg also heading to Paris 2024.

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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.

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He’s back! Tom Daley announces his return to diving and hopes to qualify for 2024 Olympics

While awaiting the birth of his second child, a visit to the US Olympic Museum convinced Daley that he wanted to return to the pool.

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Lance Armstrong’s The Forward podcast launches series on trans-athlete inclusion amidst skepticism

The first editions of the series featured conversations with Caitlyn Jenner and sports governance analyst Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.

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Stories about LGBTQ athletes at the OIympics.

Honorees 91-100: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

"Pride to me is authenticity. It’s honesty," says an NFL executive, on this list with people from the NHL, PGA, WNBA and two Olympians.

Gay Olympic rower Robbie Manson explains why he’s creating content on OnlyFans

As Manson pursues the 2024 Olympics, he sees OnlyFans as ‘a space where I can authentically express myself through tasteful and artistic means’ and make money for training.

Paris 2024 Olympics say athletes will be allowed to speak out about LGBTQ inclusion, commits to support

Pride House also gets official support from the Paris 2024 organizing committee.

Denied an Olympic chance, transgender sprinter Halba Diouf laments World Athletics ban

After years of training to run for her home country at Paris 2024, Diouf feels marginalized by her sport’s governing body.

Champion shot putter Sophie McKinna comes out as gay ahead of Paris 2024

McKinna says she thinks publicly coming out will only help her athletic performance.

Tom Daley’s new baby announcement makes him the face of LGBTQ joy

Daley’s surprise Instagram post about his new son provided a moment to celebrate and redeemed the entire platform.

Andrew Blaser still representing Team USA, a year after becoming an out gay Olympian

Blaser represented Team USA during this year’s World Cup and World Championships.

Australian Olympian Natalie Cook details her two pre and post gay marriage ban wedding ceremonies

The Australian beach volleyball gold medalist reflects on how legalizing gay marriage changed her life and outlook.

Nick Albiero, 28-time All-American swimmer, is gay OIympic hopeful

Albiero has been on the US Swimming National Team. He is now talking more about being a gay athlete representing the USA.

World Athletics proposes tighter regulation on transgender women, will not propose outright ban

Possible new rules would merge trans regulations with the ‘Caster Semenya Rule.’

Figure skating world reacts to Canada enabling same-sex pairs and ice dancers to compete

Skate Canada’s new ruling receives several endorsements, including one from Russia, and an interesting explanation for the policy change.

Ireen Wüst is Outsports 2022 Female Athlete of the Year

The Dutch speedskater stands alone with five Olympic gold medals in five consecutive Games.

Guillaume Cizeron is Outsports 2022 Male Athlete of the Year

Guillaume Cizeron, with ice dance partner Gabriella Papadakis, won Olympic and World Championship gold.

This Olympic swimmer shared his emotional coming out story on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Alex Di Giorgio and his partner made history as the first pair of out gay men in the show’s history.

Matthew Mitcham has been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame

The out Australian diver’s upset gold medal win in the 2008 Summer Games is one of the greatest moments in gay sports history.

Olympic swimmer Soren Dahl has been casually out as gay on social media for a year

Soren Dahl swam in the 2016 Olympics and won two NCAA titles for NC State.

Gay Jamaican swimmer Michael Gunning reveals online abuse from his home country

Thanks to the bullying he received after coming out, Gunning did not travel back to visit Jamaica for four years.

Leo Baker doc coming to Netflix, exploring his transition and Olympic decision

Last year Leo Baker had a choice: Continue his gender transition or compete in the Olympics.

This gay Irish Olympian publicly came out with a touching and personalized note

Peter Caruth, who represented Ireland in the 2016 Summer Olympics, experienced crippling anxiety while he was closeted.

British Triathlon puts trans athletes in new ‘open’ competition category starting in 2023

Transgender and non-binary athletes will compete alongside cisgender men. Women’s division limited to athletes who are "the female sex at birth".

Olympic champ Angela Ruggiero has built the ‘Moneyball’ of sports business

Ruggiero traded in the hockey rink for the board room and is finding the same success.

After years of torment, British Olympic champion Kelly Holmes publicly comes out as gay

This Pride Month, Holmes is speaking her truth for the first time.

Trans women banned from elite women’s swimming, including the Olympics

FINA says trans women will not compete in the female category if they’ve experience puberty, will create an ‘open’ category.

Kristie Mewis on being ‘out’ at the Olympics, and those great photos with her girlfriend, Sam Kerr

Kristie Mewis talks about the importance of Title IX, being out and falling in love.

Lia Thomas confirms she’s aiming to compete at the 2024 Summer Olympics

Lia Thomas would be only the second out trans woman to compete at an Olympic Games.

Gay Olympian Keith Frostad was harassed, attacked by swimmers in 1992

Frostad is breaking his 30-year silence, coming out publicly and talking about the abuse he endured.

Olympian says gay men are cowards, so there aren’t gay male pro skiers

An Olympic champion has a bizarre and homophobic take on why she thinks there are no gay male pro skiers.

Out Olympian Paul Poirier wants to change narratives around sports and inspire LGBTQ people to be their true selves

Poirier talks with Outsports about merging part of his personal and professional lives. Up next is the World Championships.

Tom Daley raises money for charity by completing Hell of a Homecoming endurance challenge

The Olympic Champion rows, bikes, swims, and runs the 270-mile journey from London to his hometown for Comic Relief.

Out LGBTQ Olympians wave goodbye to the Winter Olympics

Out athletes won medals and waved the rainbow flag in China at the Winter Olympics.

Team LGBTQ finishes Olympics in 12th on medal table with four golds

With 39% of out athletes winning a medal, Team LGBTQ finished just ahead of Japan and Italy on the medal table.

Bruce Mouat wins the final Beijing Olympics medal for Team LGBTQ, a silver

Out curler Bruce Mouat and Team Great Britain lost a heartbreaker to Sweden, but they still leave with Team GB’s first medal in Beijing.