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Emma Twigg will compete in her 4th Olympic Games, but her 1st as an out athlete

When Emma Twigg married, she became present with the importance of returning to the Olympics as an out athlete.

Kayla Miracle is the first out LGBTQ Olympic wrestler, and she’s headed to Tokyo

Kayla Miracle has dreamed of representing Team USA an Olympian since she was 4. She’ll fulfill that dream in Tokyo.

This gay Mexican surfer used Hula-Hooping to start his new life

When Adan Carano found himself stranded in a Mexican resort town, he picked up his surfboard and hoop.

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.

A record 9 trans athletes are aiming for the Tokyo Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

At least nine trans athletes are hoping to earn a spot in Tokyo as the first-ever group of out trans Olympians and Paralympians.

After not feeling ‘queer enough’ kept him closeted, pro wrestler Logan Black found camaraderie in coming out

Out pro wrestler Logan Black found the response to his coming out ‘overwhelming in the best way.’

Hear Caitlyn Jenner say she was ‘all for trans inclusion’ in sports before she flip-flopped

In a 2020 interview with the Outsports podcast The Trans Sporter Room, Jenner said ‘Every trans person should have an opportunity to compete.’

Author Julia Serano counters anti-transgender backlash with cautious optimism

The author of the iconic book on trans life, "Whipping Girl," beams up to The Trans Sporter Room podcast to discuss writing and the reality of being trans in 2021 America.

A gay polyamorous storyline empowered out wrestler Leo London to come out publicly

Canadian/Greek pro wrestler Leo London’s time in The Gentlemen’s Club stable helped him see the importance of actual LGBTQ people portraying LGBTQ characters in wrestling.

Gay basketball player goes from Christian college to Fire Island

Jallen Messersmith was once told to remove the Pride flag from his dorm room. Now, he waves it all summer long on Fire Island.

This pro fighter is a proud drag queen

Diego Garijo carries the same confidence whether he’s taping up his fingers to fight or putting on heels to perform on stage.

Sheena Lawrick played in two Olympics. She’s talking for the first time about being gay

Sheena Lawrick was out at Nebraska and Team Canada. Now she’s married and raising a family, skipping Olympics No. 3.

This gay surfer started an OnlyFans page to feel sexy, and it’s working

Nick Vallejo finds inner-peace in the ocean and confidence in front of the camera.

Gay science expert and former powerlifter weighs-in on trans student-athlete debate

Justin Gibson (a.k.a. ‘Jangles ScienceLad’) has a master’s degree in biomechanics, experience as a trainer and the gift of gab. This week, he helped Outsports dispel the myths about trans athletes.

New children’s book ‘Proud To Play’ highlights Canadian LGBTQ sports heroes

‘Proud To Play’ shares the stories of LGBTQ athletes and coaches building inclusion.

When this All-American came out to her team, a ‘rainbow volcano’ erupted

During her senior year at UMass Amherst, lacrosse star Sarah Crowley came out, and five teammates followed suit.

Conor McDermott-Mostowy just won 2 US Championships. Now he’s coming out as gay.

McDermott-Mostowy competed for Team USA at the World Championships. He’s found acceptance in speed skating.

Gay rower was part of secret LGBTQ military network during Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

John Olbrys is now living openly as an officer in the Coast Guard, continuing to row and now finding love.

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.

This gay former college volleyball player is thriving on OnlyFans

Chance Wheeler says he’s gained self-confidence and purpose since opening his OnlyFans page.

Gay umpire Dale Scott reflects on the impact of telling his coming out story

Dale Scott didn’t plan on his coming up affecting so many lives for the better. But doing so as an active umpire made him a national story and earned him numerous fans.

Out wrestler AC Mack’s pro wrestling purpose goes beyond titles

Titleless for the first time in nearly four years after his 798-day Action Wrestling title reign ended on Feb. 12, AC Mack is ready for what is next.

Mack Beggs quotes Dr. Seuss to tell transphobic state lawmakers: ‘We’re here!’

Collegiate wrestler Mack Beggs tag teams with a Kansas healthcare provider to build national networks of advocacy and resistance.

New York Liberty’s Layshia Clarendon shares their coming out story

The WNBA player reflects on coming out to their parents and identifying as gender non-conforming in a new podcast interview.

How this gay champion gymnast helped start the #FreeBritney movement

Jordan Miller was one of the first people who rallied to try and free Britney Spears from her conservatorship.

Speed skater Matt Rittenhouse was a gay athlete representing the USA

Matt Rittenhouse had negative coming-out experiences, before finding acceptance in his sport.

Gay former NFL player Esera Tuaolo says league is ready for openly gay player

When Tuaolo came out in 2002, he didn’t believe the NFL was ready for an openly gay player. But his thinking has changed.

When this 5-time national champ came out to his teammates, the gay jokes stopped

Luke Strong came out to coaches and teammates as a teen. He still has Olympic aspirations as an out athlete.

How this gay soccer player came out on TikTok

As a closeted athlete, Josh Leafer didn’t think there were other people like him. Then he started his own TikTok account.

Mark Tewksbury ‘called bullshit’ on people saying he didn’t need to come out

Mark Tewksbury is an Olympic champion and has been a champion for human rights since he came out in 1998.

WNBA’s Natasha Cloud reflects on her coming out journey: ‘It was so transformational’

The WNBA champion says recognizing her identities as a bisexual and biracial woman brought her world together.

Hig Roberts says life is ‘gentler and easier’ since coming out as gay last month

‘I’m breathing again,’ the skier says of his newly out life and the widespread acceptance he’s seen.