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Lesbian Athletes

A Review of Reappearing Act by Kate Fagan

Pat Griffin | Posted 07.06.2014 | Books
Pat Griffin

The Reappearing Act is a gripping memoir written with honesty and wry humor about Kate Fagan's painful, but ultimately triumphant journey to truth and self-acceptance as a lesbian.

LOOK: Today Is The Anniversary Of 3 Big LGBT Milestones

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.20.2013 | Gay Voices

On September 20, in three separate decades, three significant events occurred that changed LGBT history: 1973: Out tennis player Billie Jean King s...

WNBA Player Comes Out

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 07.02.2013 | Gay Voices

Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Chicago Sky guard Sharnee Zoll-Norman officially came out during an exclusive interview with the Windy ...

Glennisha Morgan

Women's Football Team Highlights Acceptance, Camaraderie And Love In Sports

HuffingtonPost.com | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Sharing a field with youth soccer players at the Bushwick Inlet Park in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood, the New York Sharks, women's professiona...

Brittney Griner, Lesbian Basketball Star, Nominated For Big Award

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.16.2013 | Gay Voices

College basketball star Brittney Griner has yet to play her first game with the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury but she's already being nominated for awards. ...

The Most Gay-Friendly Sport Is...Roller Derby?

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices

On the heels of NBA veteran Jason Collins coming out, Brooklyn-based freelance writer and HuffPost blogger Jim Flood wrote a blog post about how rolle...

LOOK: 27 Inspiring Athletes Who Have Come Out Of The Closet

Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices

Jason Collins, a free agent who played with the Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards during the National Basketball Association's 2012-13 season,...

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...

Come Out Like A Girl: Why Athletes Like Brittney Griner Deserve Our Applause And Our Attention

Anna Aagenes | Posted 06.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Anna Aagenes

Undoubtedly, Brittney is a basketball legend in the making, and the fact that people aren't making a big deal out of her coming out is both shocking and disappointing. Imagine if this happened with a male athlete of the same caliber. My Facebook news feed would be exploding.

WNBA Draft Pick Comes Out: 'I've Always Been Open About Who I Am'

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.18.2013 | Gay Voices

In the midst of gay athletes being a hot topic, college basketball star Brittney Griner openly discussed her sexuality with Maggie Gray of Sports Illu...

WATCH: Macklemore And Ryan Lewis' Latest Pro-Gay Move

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices

Seattle-based hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, known for their same-sex marriage anthem "Same Love," have released a public service announcement...

30 Gay, Lesbian And Bi Athletes Who Have Come Out In The Past Year

Jim Buzinski | Posted 12.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Jim Buzinski

Here are the 30 coming-out-in-sports stories featured on Outsports since last National Coming Out Day, with links (just click on the name) so that you can read more about each athlete. Think of this the next time someone tries to argue that gays and sports don't mix.