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The OutField: 'Jocks,' Yesterday and Today

By Dan Woog | Nov 4
Across America - in rural towns, faceless suburbs and large cities - teenagers and 20-something gay males are shooting hoops, kicking soccer balls, handling hockey sticks, running, swimming and biking. They are working hard, and working out.

Pro Skateboarder Brian Anderson Opens Up About Coming Out

By Brittani Ferrendi | Oct 9
Anderson, who won the World Cup of Skateboarding in Germany in 1999, had kept his sexuality out of his professional career due to fear of how friends, family and fans would react. Now he's out in the open.

Greg Louganis to be Honored by Point Foundation

Mar 8
Point Foundation will present five-time Olympic medalist Greg Louganis with the Point Legend Award, which recognizes an individual who has achieved greatness in their professional career and unapologetically supported the LGBTQ community.

Major League Baseball Goes to Bat for Diversity

Apr 19
On July 17, 2013, Major League Baseball held its 84th annual All Star Game at Citi Field in Queens, New York. It was a day that would become special for the LGBT community: Bud Selig, then commissioner of MLB, challenged homophobia in the clubhouse.

Olympic Rower Robbie Manson Comes Out

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 5
New Zealand hunk Robbie Manson, an Olympic rower, came out publicly as gay, after coming out to friends and teammates two years ago.

Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad

Oct 22
The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.

Out Soccer Hunk Robbie Rogers Inspires New ABC Comedy

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 16
Out soccer player, and overall hunk, Robbie Rogers is apparently the inspiration for a new ABC comedy it was reported Wednesday.

The Waiting Game Begins for Michael Sam

By Tim Reynolds | Aug 29
For Michael Sam, it's time for another waiting game, another chapter of waiting for the phone to ring and seeing what someone on the other end says about his future.

Gay Games 9 Schedule of Athletic Events for Friday, August 15

By EDGE | Aug 15
The 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron enters its sixth day of full competition with a robust and varied schedule of sporting events ranging from Soccer to Swimming, Flag Football to Water Polo and much much more.

Sun Devils Lineman Tells Magazine He's Gay

By John Marshall | Aug 14
Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.

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