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Gay Professional Athletes

Nike To Host LGBT Sports Leaders For Major Conference

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

We're not even halfway through the year and already 2013 has been filled with some of the most shocking, heartwarming, disappointing and insightful he...

Jason Collins Says 'I'm Gay' In The NBA: Why This Is Huge

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The magnitude of NBA player Jason Collins' coming out today cannot be overestimated. He breaks a barrier that we've been waiting for someone to plunge through: a major league sports player saying "I'm gay" while still playing and at the height of his career.

Newly Out Basketball Player Signs Nike Endorsement Deal

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Chatter about the first openly gay male athlete snagging an endorsement deal has been making headlines for some time. In fact, Nike was reportedly amo...

The Gay Jackie Robinson Will Apparently Be White

Adam Amel Rogers | Posted 04.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Adam Amel Rogers

I am currently researching the history of LGBT athletes on television for a study that is due out this fall, but one doesn't need a content analysis to see that an overwhelming majority of gay athletes depicted in entertainment media are white.

Ready Or Not, Here He Comes Out: The Time For A Gay Professional Athlete Is Now

Conor Gaughan | Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Conor Gaughan

He will inspire millions. His inbox will be flooded with emails, messages and tweets from kids who have been bullied and high school quarterbacks scared to tell their parents. He will earn a lifetime of rewards and joy from forever making the world a better place. And now is the time.

Ad Out? In Search of a Professional Gay Male Tennis Player in 2013

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Ken Schneck, PhD

Tennis is an individual sport and thus exists apart from the stereotypical team-pressure mentality that might inhibit an athlete's coming out. But still no professional gay male tennis player. Why?!