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32% of WNBA All-Stars are publicly out. 86% of them are on Team Delle Donne.

Lots of out LGBTQ players in this year’s WNBA All-Star Game.

Openly gay triathlete wins age group title at European championships

‘I was so proud to be an openly gay athlete and to achieve this,’ Jack Bristow says.

When these NWHL players got engaged in Boston Public Garden the whole place cheered

Anya Battaglino and Madison Packer will be wives.

Gay teen athlete looking to unseat anti-gay Ohio legislator this fall

Garrett Baldwin isn’t your average Democrat. And he wants to win big in Trump country.

Alison van Uytvanck said coming out as gay liberated her and it showed at Wimbledon

‘I came out because I’m feeling good,’ she said.

No longer afraid, gay runner chases success at U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Adam Dalton thrived when he no longer used running as an unhealthy crutch.

Collin Martin is only 3rd out gay man to play in men’s Big Five regular season

Martin entered Wednesday’s match against Toronto and added a chapter to LGBTQ history

Out lesbian Alison Van Uytvanck upsets defending Wimbledon champ

Van Uytvanck gets huge second-round win over Garbiñe Muguruza.

Openly gay pro soccer player Collin Martin gets standing ovation after getting into game

Minnesota United FC player came out publicly last week.

Why was soccer player Collin Martin benched on the night he came out?

That ‘distraction’ word may have been at play for Minnesota United’s out player.

Openly lesbian football player Kaycee Clark cast on ‘Big Brother 20’

Clark is the first professional football player cast on the show.

Out gay sprinter Kaylin Whitney focused on U.S. track championships

She came out as a teenager and has never looked back.

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A trans hockey player proves he can play

LA City Hall honors out LGBTQ Olympians

City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell focuses LA City Hall’s Pride exhibit on out athletes.

College tennis players showed solidarity with gay teammate by wearing pride bracelets

Nick Lee has thrived at Vassar after learning to be himself.

Houston Dash, Mexican team goalie Bianca Henninger comes out as LGBTQ

‘I’m comfortable with who I am,’ she says.

Horror of Pulse nightclub shooting moved swimmer to come out openly as gay

Matthew Garza of Johns Hopkins wanted to live an authentic life.

Bi college track athlete started to shine once he saw himself as normal

Sam Layding used out Lehigh University teammates as inspiration.

Outsports Pride to feature inspiring trans, lesbian, gay, bi and queer athletes

Harrison Browne, Dylan Geick, Phaidra Knight and others to share diverse voices in New York, June 21-24.

Gay college track star wins conference MVP Award

Austin Shupp leaves Shippensburg Univ. an MVP and school record-holder.

Bisexual college track hurdler finds strength from his supportive teammates

‘My teammates and friends on campus give me courage to be who I am,’ says H. David Rials of Southern Illinois.

Even with a bowl cut, Adam Rippon just won’t stop being Adam Rippon

The judges and America gave our sweetheart solid gold for his daring dancing.

Gay, bisexual athletes out and proud at Big Ten track meet

LGBTQ College Roundup: Jenny Allard leads Harvard softball to conference title, NCAA berth.

Surfer, believed to be China’s first openly gay athlete, to attend Gay Games

‘We have the right to choose love and to be loved,’ he says.

35 LGBTQ athletes, coaches won college conference titles this year

Iowa’s Antonio Woodard decided to come out publicly after winning a Big Ten title.

Inspired by gay teammates to come out, college runner finds his stride

Matt Kravitz found happiness and love when he overcame his biggest obstacle — his fears.

Alabama lesbian lacrosse player says goodbye to her sport

LGBTQ College Roundup: Minnesota’s Derek Wiebke named Minnesota Men’s Big Ten Medal of Honor winner

Trailblazing trans athlete Harrison Browne is retiring from pro hockey

Browne won two championships in the National Women’s Hockey League.

Top American pro squash player Todd Harrity comes out as gay

He becomes first man in the sport to do so.

Adam Rippon didn’t just make the Time 100, he also got Cher to write his intro

Rippon truly is one of the 100 most influential people of the year.

Outsports Pride 2018

Outsports Pride brings sports diversity and inclusion to New York City Pride, June 21-24.

69% of out athletes at the Commonwealth Games won medals

Caster Semenya led the pack with two gold medals for South Africa.

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