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Scottie Nelson finishes U.S. Olympic marathon trial, a milestone for world’s biggest gay running club

Nelson ran his first marathon in October. He talks to Outsports about the need for LGBTQ visibility in the sport, and the support of Front Runners New York.

Out runner Nico Young sets college record in 5,000 meters

Young is the first college runner to run the race in under 13 minutes. He came out as gay in 2022.

Cal Calamia won the New York Marathon nonbinary division, but won’t receive the winner’s check

In the situation with NYC Marathon’s 2023 nonbinary winner Cal Calamia’s prize money, organizers looked clumsy and clueless.

Gay runner’s thirst trap comment blossoms into an engagement

After meeting his boyfriend by chance on Instagram, former coach and college track athlete Tyler McCubbin pops the question on a memorable date night.

Cal Calamia flies to NYC Marathon nonbinary division win

Their right to race was in doubt a month ago, but the nonbinary athlete made a strong statement with a cool, consistent effort.

Out gay teacher Greg Puckett ready to represent at NYC Marathon with Team TCS Teachers

The 30-time marathoner says distance running gave him an identity he never thought possible.

Honorees 61-70: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

A former NFL player who appeared in the Super Bowl is on this list, along with people from NBC, the Washington Post, MLS and WNBA.

Joe Altenau has had an impact in the NHL and is now an out exec with New York Road Runners

Altenau is an Outsports Power 100 honoree for his work in the NHL and now in road racing.

College runner’s anti-gay bullying suit reinstated by federal court

In expansion of Title IX, court says sexual orientation can be used to judge cases of alleged harassment.

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For gay runner, his teammates loving his nail polish showed him bond they created

Daniel Vaca thrives at Loyola Marymount University as his authentic self. "No longer were running and queerness mutually exclusive for me," he says.

Out marathoner launches new group to advocate for queer inclusion in running

Jake Fedorowski says recruiting LGBTQ runners is paramount to the sport’s future.

Nikki Hiltz speaks out loud with a USATF road 1-mile championship win in Iowa

Nikki Hiltz adds another national crown in 2023 and bolsters beleaguered local LGBTQ fans in a state where their rights are under assault.

Jake Caswell is Outsports 2022 Non-Binary Athlete of the Year

Caswell won the New York City Marathon’s non-binary division this year, clearing the way for non-binary runners to race with dignity.

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Coming out and finding love rekindled athlete’s passion for running

Closeted and scared, Kenzi Hayden quit running. Now out, she is reclaiming a sport she has long loved.

Nonbinary runner lays out next steps for major marathons after creating nonbinary divisions

The Boston and London Marathons recently opened up divisions for nonbinary runners. Now the real work starts.

Champion runner Nico Young comes out as gay

Now at Northern Arizona, Nico Young says he’s always known he is gay, but had struggled with it until now.

This college runner won a 5K during his 1st trip to Provincetown as an out gay man 

Keegan Gleason won Provincetown’s inaugural "Feet over Front Street" 5K, and looks forward to many more.

This non-binary runner created a special guide to make marathons more inclusive

Jake Fedorowski is on a mission to make road races more welcoming for non-binary runners.

This non-binary runner made history at the NYC Marathon

Zackary Harris became the first ever non-binary division winner in the race’s 50-year history, reclaiming their love for running in the process.

This gay Marine fell in love with running while he was stationed in Iraq

Gilbert Gaona has gone from serving under DADT to becoming president of NYC’s LGBTQ running club — and he did it just one step at a time.

Trans runner Nikki Hiltz recounts what motivated them to come out

After organizing an LGBTQ virtual 5K run and witnessing several competitors come out, Hiltz decided to become more visible as their authentic transgender self.

Watch a conversation on inclusion in sports with trans, lesbian and straight athletes

The Sports Equality Foundation hosted a discussion of inclusion on TIkTok with trans athletes Mack Beggs, CeCé Telfer and Chris Mosier as well as lesbian former pro volleyball player Brooke Rundle and elite biathlete and straight ally Lucy Hochschartner.

Mikah Meyer is running across Mississippi for LGBTQ rights

Prompted by a vote of online supporters, the noted adventurer and advocate takes a message of inclusion to a tough room.

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2021’s LGBTQ sports winners and losers

Once a week, every week, Outsports’ managing editor selects big stories from the past 7 days of LGBTQ sports coverage.

This gay former Big Ten Champion is running again for a worthy cause

Derek Wiebke left running after leaving the Univ. of Minnesota. Now he’s returning to the sport for charity.

Meet 3 out HIV+ athletes: A bodybuilder, a triathlete and the world’s greatest diver

Read about the challenges and achievements of HIV+ Olympic legend Greg Louganis, International bodybuilder Raif Derrazi, who is living with AIDS and U.S.A.F. 1st Lt. Josh Hipps, a triathlete living with HIV.

After trying to save Minnesota’s track & field team, this gay All-American runner is heading west

Dawson LaRance will run track and start his graduate program at Colorado State University next spring.

Gay triathlete embraces his place in the community

After vowing to be open about himself before running an Ironman, Hayden Reidy took his skills and endurance to the next level.

WTF, Justin Turner? UGA swimmer: ‘I’m gay;’ How hot is Emma Gee?

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: The Front Runner is published

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Chris Mosier is a trailblazer in athletics and advocacy

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

Caster Semenya ponders appealing her case before a Human Rights court

After being denied by Switzerland’s Supreme Court, Semenya might not be finished running the 800 meters after all.