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Robbie Rogers Got Special Praise From Obama During His Team's White House Visit This Week

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices

LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers got a special shout out from President Barack Obama during the soccer team's visit to the White House this week. Obama pr...

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...

Michelangelo Signorile

Why Newly Single Robbie Rogers Isn't Looking Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.12.2014 | Gay Voices

Out soccer player Robbie Rogers, promoting his new book Coming out to Play, confirmed yesterday that he’d broken off his relationship with Hollywood...

Robbie Rogers Lashes Out At FIFA

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports

Though Robbie Rogers hasn't appeared for the U.S. national soccer team since 2011, the Los Angeles Galaxy defender, as an openly gay athlete, has a un...

Robbie Rogers Reveals The Very First Person He Came Out To...And It's Not Who You Think

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Well before he came out to his friends and family, L.A. Galaxy player Robbie Rogers first opened up about his sexuality to a random woman he met at a ...

Robbie Rogers: 'I Thought There'd Be A Chain Reaction' In Sports After I Came Out

AP | MELISSA MURPHY | Posted 01.25.2015 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star Robbie Rogers wants some company, now that he's the last man standing as an openly gay athlete in a U...

LGBT Athletes Speak Up by Coming Out | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Cyd Ziegler, co-founder of OutSports, talks with me about the societal impact of athletes speaking up about their sexual orientation, and what can be done to improve LGBT acceptance in sports.

Amanda Terkel

Major League Soccer Steps Up Efforts To Protect Gay Players

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.13.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) announced Wednesday that Major League Soccer was launching an effort to protect current ...

LOOK: Robbie Rogers Receives Awesome Gay-Inclusive Message

Posted 02.28.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been a little over a year since Los Angeles Galaxy soccer player Robbie Rogers became one of the first high-profile, professional athletes to com...

LOOK: Robbie Rogers Wants To Wish You A Happy New Years...

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been awhile since we've heard from Robbie Rogers, but the beloved openly gay soccer player graced us with a shirtless picture of himself on Insta...

Are Gay Athletes Struggling To Find Success On The Field?

Agence France Presse | JIM SLATER | Posted 11.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Months after admitting they are gay athletes, football's Robbie Rogers, basketball's Jason Collins and boxer Orlando Cruz have been unable to have muc...

WATCH: How You Can Have Robbie Rogers All Over Your Body!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.23.2013 | Gay Voices

No need to worry about your new Fall wardrobe! Robbie Rogers has a fashion line! Featured in the upcoming August issue of BELLO magazine, Mr. Socce...

EXCLUSIVE: Watch Gay Soccer Star Robbie Rogers Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Gay soccer star Robbie Rogers paid a visit to the LA Gay and Lesbian Center, where he met with gay youth (some who are out athletes themselves) and sp...

WATCH: Robbie Rogers Opens Up About Being An Openly Gay Athlete

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Robbie Rogers, the first active openly gay male athlete to compete in a U.S. professional team sport, made an appearance on "CBS This Morning" on Mon...

Gay Soccer Player Returns To MLS

AP | By GREG BEACHAM | Posted 07.25.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until about a month ago, Robbie Rogers had no interest in being one of the highest-profile openly gay athletes in the world. ...

REPORTS: Robbie Rogers Returning To MLS

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2013 | Sports

Robbie Rogers is returning to MLS and is set to become the league's first active openly gay player, as first reported by USA Today Sports. The 26-...

The British Obsession With Gay Footballers

Wayne Dhesi | Posted 07.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Dhesi

It's often referred to as one of the last gay taboos in Britain: an out gay professional footballer. But why does a large proportion of the gay (and straight) media, as well as a large section of society in general, seem to be obsessed with the prospect of an out pro footballer?

Rogers Ready For Historic MLS Return

Posted 05.07.2013 | Sports

By Avi Creditor, Goal.com Robbie Rogers winding up on the LA Galaxy in the foreseeable future certainly seems like a foregone conclusion. That w...

From the Inside Out: An Openly Straight Athlete Ponders an Openly Gay Athlete

Dan Grunfeld | Posted 04.27.2013 | Sports
Dan Grunfeld

I'm a ballplayer. I'm a pro. I've been in an NBA training camp and have competed in some of the top leagues overseas. Based on these experiences, do I think an openly gay competitor would be accepted in the sports world?

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.

U.S. Soccer Player Comes Out, Step Away From Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.01.2013 | Sports

In a poignant post entitled "The Next Chapter..." on his personal website, U.S. soccer player Robbie Rogers has come out as gay and also stepped away ...