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The World OutGames Are Coming to Miami Beach in 2017

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 16
Check you calendars and make your plans, sport fans: The World OutGames are coming to Miami Beach in 2017. What does it take to plan such a big event? This Hotspots Exclusive Interview aims to find out.

Robbie Rogers Says 'No Way' to FIFA for Anti-Gay World Cup

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 20
LA Galaxy star and unrepentant hunk Robbie Rogers blasted FIFA for on Thursday for their decision to hold the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in the virulently anti-gay countries of Russia and Qatar, respectively.

Sam's 2nd Chance Comes on Cowboy's Practice Squad

NATIONAL | By Schuyler Dixon | Sep 3
Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 6
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

MLB Appoints Billy Bean Consultant for Inclusion

SPORTS | By Dave Campbell | Jul 16
The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret. Nearly two decades later, part of Bean's new job will be to help keep someone else from making the same decision

Donald Trump Not Thrilled About Michael Sam Kissing His Boyfriend

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | May 12
Real estate tycoon and comb-over queen Donald Trump says that the kiss between Michael Sam and his partner Vito Cammisano was "pretty out there."

Dolphins Fine Jones For Negative Tweets About Michael Sam

SPORTS | May 12
Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones was fined an undisclosed amount Sunday and will undergo educational training after sending a negative tweet about Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be selected in the NFL draft.

Del Shores Emcees Drag Queen World Series; Funds for Life Group LA

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | May 6
On May 10, comedian and writer Del Shores will serve as the emcee for the 3rd Annual Drag Queen World Series, with all funds going to The Life Group LA.

NHL 1st US Pro-League to Support LGBT Rights

How does a hyper-masculine sport historically dominated by white players put itself in the forefront of LGBT equality among North American professional sports leagues? In the case of the National Hockey League (NHL), it was as simple making a video.

Laryssa Husiak’s "She Is King" Looks at BJK Legacy

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 7
Playwright Laryssa Husiak brings tennis legend and feminist icon Billie Jean King to life in "She is King," a play that recaps three television interviews at seminal points in King’s life.

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