McCarthy said his teammates have rallied around him since coming out to them in January.
Jack Dunne says he publicly came out last year to be a role model for bisexual kids.
Nicole Heavirland has received love and support since coming out. She is already inspiring others in her sport.
New Zealand, with at least four out LGBTQ players, takes gold in women’s rugby sevens.
Six elite French athletes came out at once in a TV documentary. They include three current Olympian and a gold medal winner.
Taylor Vanderlaan wants to bring his push for equality to public office in Kentwood, Mich.
After infamous homophobe Folau signed with the French rugby club last year, one teammate introduced himself online by spamming him with gay porn videos.
When a ban on trans athletes in women’s rugby was proposed last year, Outsports launched a series of stories advocating for inclusion. World Rugby didn’t pay attention, but GLAAD did.
Sports Equality’s new weekly wrap-up video tells the stories of Amber Glenn, Timothy LeDuc, Ashley Cain, Kena Gilmour and Devin Ibanez.
Premiering next month, "Steelers" showcases how LGBTQ players and coaches are finding community in rugby.
The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBTQ sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.
Although a vote on a potential ban was promised for next month, World Rugby updated its guidelines Friday, claiming "a balance between safety, fairness and inclusion could not be provided."
This man was the only trans rugby player in the room where it happened: A forum to ban trans women athletes
Before proposing its transban, World Rugby failed to listen to Verity Smith, who played the sport for 26 years and says "I don’t think it’s dangerous" for cis women to play trans women.
Trans athlete, author and researcher Joanna Harper suspects decision-makers at World Rugby "had their minds made up before they called the meeting."
Kurt Capewell says he was duped into appearing in a gay porn video eight years ago.
Thomas was honored as a sports personality at this year’s British LGBT awards for his HIV advocacy.
‘I decided I wanted to live.’ Caroline Layt talks transition and inclusion in The Trans Sporter Room
The Australian rugger, trans rights activist, and renaissance woman discussed her diverse journey.
Eammon Atkinson says joining a gay-inclusive rugby club was the best thing he ever did, and now he’s telling the world about it.
Dan Palmer played rugby in Australia and France before coming out and leaving the pitch.
England governing body for Rugby says more study is needed and inclusion must be a prime consideration.
Four years ago, Bryan McColgan wrote his coming out story in Outsports. It ended up being a love story.
Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history
Feedback from players and club pointed USA Rugby to uphold pro-inclusion stance.
A weekly list of stories from the past seven days with the theme of Courage Is Contagious.