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Queer Athletes

LGBT Athletes Offer Surprising Thoughts On The 'Perfect Body'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.21.2015 | Gay Voices

A compelling new video brings together a diverse group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) athletes to discuss what the "perfec...

Transgender Cheerleader Opens Up About Her Life In The Sports World And More

Posted 03.08.2015 | Gay Voices

Each month Athlete Ally and Huffington Post will feature a new Voice to Voice segment featuring LGBT and ally people of color leading the movement to ...

You'll Never Guess Michael Sam's Next Big Move...

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam will soon be turning his attention from the football field to the dance floor. Sam, who made history last year as the first openly gay...

WATCH: WNBA Star Britney Griner And Fiancé Appear On 'Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.30.2015 | Gay Voices

The wedding day of one of our favorite queer athletes is fast approaching! Openly gay WNBA star Brittney Griner made headlines last August when she...

LOOK: Robbie Rogers Wants To Workout With You

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.14.2015 | Gay Voices

We don't know a lot about sports... but apparently professional soccer's mid-season workouts are almost here and that can only mean one thing (that we...

College Athlete Derrick Anderson Talks Candidly About Being Out And In Sports

Posted 12.22.2014 | Gay Voices

Each month Athlete Ally and Huffington Post will feature a new Voice to Voice segment featuring LGBT and ally people of color leading the movement to ...

Gay Soccer Player Robbie Rogers' Coming Out Serves As Inspiration For New ABC Comedy

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.15.2014 | Gay Voices

We've missed Robbie Rogers. Thankfully, he'll soon be coming to a TV near you -- sort of. The openly gay soccer player recently closed a deal for "...

The Olympics Just Got A Whole Lot More LGBT-Friendly

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.25.2014 | Gay Voices

In an amazing move for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) athletes everywhere, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has taken steps to...

Brittney Griner Proposes To Her Girlfriend... And We're All Emotional Over These Beautiful Photos

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Grab the tissues! One of our favorite openly lesbian athletes, Brittney Griner, proposed to her girlfriend, Tulsa Shock’s Glory Johnson, this wee...

Daniel Radcliffe Has Some Choice Words For Michael Sam's Critics

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.08.2014 | Gay Voices

Just before Michael Sam's debut preseason NFL game as the first openly gay player to compete in the league, the athlete is recieving support from an u...

WATCH: Take A Bath With This Groundbreaking Queer Athlete

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices

We love Will Sheridan! Accidental Bear's Mike Enders took a soak with this groundbreaking athlete earlier this month, and the pair discussed everyt...

Follow The Journey Of This Beloved Lesbian Athlete During Her Off-Season

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices

One of our most beloved lesbian athletes is the subject of a new short film that documents her journey to China to play basketball during the Phoenix ...

They're Baaaack! (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Don't mind us. We're just over here fanning ourselves since it's that time of year again -- everyone's favorite naked rowing team is back again. Th...

You Won't Believe What This Portrait Of Olympic Diver Tom Daley Is Made From

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices

After he came out of the closet last year, Olympic diver Tom Daley fell victim to a massive amount of homophobic backlash, particularly from users on ...

A Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self

Greg Louganis | Posted 05.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Greg Louganis

You will understand those confusing feelings you are having about "who you love" or fall in love with. It is your nature to love, and it is just who you are that you love a man. It is OK. You will survive your suicide attempt, and something glorious will happen.

Discussing Race, Sexuality And Sports With U Of Maryland College Park's Kevin Anderson

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Each month Athlete Ally and Huffington Post will feature a new Voice to Voice segment featuring LGBT and ally people of color leading the movement to ...

Brian Boitano Reveals He Never Planned To Come Out

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

BOSTON (AP) — Brian Boitano never intended to publicly reveal he is gay until he was chosen for the U.S. Olympic delegation by President Barack Obam...

LOOK: Tom Daley's Very Gay (And Somewhat Naked) Christmas

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.28.2013 | Gay Voices

British Olympic diver Tom Daley shared a number of pictures from his Christmas celebrations on Instagram this week -- and there seems to be quite the ...

WATCH: What Would It Be Like To Come Out In The NFL?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Wide receiver and 10-year NFL veteran Donté Stallworth stopped by HuffPost Live to discuss a number of issues, among them what it would be like for a...

WATCH: Calendar Boys Release 'Bigger, Longer, And Uncut' (And Totally NSFW) Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.07.2013 | Gay Voices

NOTE: The above video is definitely NSFW or other sensitive environments. When we last featured the Warwick Rowers and the behind-the-scenes makin...

LOOK: Gay Rugby Hunks Strip Down For Pin-Up Themed Calendar (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The Seattle Quake Rugby Football Club, the only gay men's rugby team in Washington state, is stripping down for their annual calendar -- and we're lov...

10 Awesome Celeb Reactions To Tom Daley Coming Out

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.03.2013 | Gay Voices

When famed Olympic British diver Tom Daley revealed to the world this morning that he is in a relationship with a man, some of the responses from the ...

Lesbian WNBA Star On Association's Make-Up Application Class: 'I Don't Need That Sh*t'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) star Brittney Griner made a groundbreaking announcement earlier this year when she came out shortly bef...