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Gays in Sports

Former NFL Star: Gay NFL Players Will Be A Bigger Deal In Media Than In Locker Room

Posted 03.19.2014 | Sports

Former NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe thinks everything will "be fine" for Michael Sam, who's poised to become the first openly gay player in league's h...

From Nebraska Football to Professional Sports, Gay Athletes are Inspiring Change

Eric Lueshen | Posted 05.11.2014 | College
Eric Lueshen

In 2003, I was a redshirt freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln that decided to come out in high school. But I wasn't sure if I could handle being the first openly gay Division I college football player.

The Reactions To Michael Sam Demonstrate How Far Society Has To Go

Doyin Richards | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Doyin Richards

With all of the craziness going on in our world, it's hard to wrap my head around how some people in 2014 are upset about who someone chooses to love.

Federer, Murray: No Problem For Gay Tennis Players

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Sports

ROME -- Roger Federer and Andy Murray believe there would be no problem if a men's tennis player comes out as gay. The second- and third-ranked playe...

NFL, We Are Watching

Stampp Corbin | Posted 06.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Stampp Corbin

The Kerry Rhodes "scandal" is the perfect opportunity for the NFL to illustrate that it has moved beyond its traditionally homophobic culture. I hope that the NFL knows that the LGBT community and its allies are watching closely how it handles this situation.

Robbie Rogers' Coming Out Doesn't Mean He Should Quit Pro Soccer

Wayne Besen | Posted 04.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

If soccer really gave him such incredible joy, there is no reason that he can't discover himself while still on the team. Presumably, they will allow him to visit gay bars and join LGBT political organizations after practice is over, so I don't really see the conflict.