9 LGBT Sports Moments To Be Proud Of From This Past Year (VIDEO)

06/11/2013 09:20 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Until very recently, the sports world was considered by many to be troublingly homophobic and transphobic.

Most lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes wouldn't dream of coming out due to the backlash they might face and the possibility of destroying their careers.

Happily, in the last twelve months we've seen some historic LGBT sports moments. From groundbreaking coming out stories like those of Jason Collins, Brittney Griner and Fallon Fox to the unwavering support we've received from some incredible straight allies like Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayanbadejo, we have much to be thankful this Pride Month.

Take a look at the video above to relive some of the LGBT moments in sports that made us proudest this past year and then head to the comments section below to tell us what your favorite moment was.

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