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Three Days, Seven Rounds, One Kiss and a Piece of Cake

Richard-John Mensing, Jr. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports
Richard-John Mensing, Jr.

With the 249th pick, the St. Louis Rams and the NFL joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and Texas Western College in breaking significant barriers -- a barrier few believed possible, especially as the number of spots dwindled away in the seventh round.

Dear Closeted Football Player(s): We Got You

Adam Amel Rogers | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Adam Amel Rogers

As a gay sports fan, I have a simple message for any athlete who is ready to come out: We got you. I hope you are listening, because the LGBT sports-loving community has been waiting for this for a long time and we are ready to battle for you.

Outsports Acquired By SB Nation, Charting A New Course For LGBT Sports Reporting

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 05.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

Never before has a mainstream sports media company acquired a national LGBT website, magazine or newspaper. Heck, we're not sure it's been done outside sports, either. From now on, the stories of LGBT people in sports will be told alongside mainstream sports news without apology.

When Will We See Openly Gay Players in the MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL?

Ian Carey | Posted 11.26.2012 | Sports
Ian Carey

The onus is not just on gay athletes to come out, that lays with all athletes, gay or straight, to make it clear that gay players are welcome in the locker room.

Gays And Sports Bring Religious Zealots To Outsports

Jim Buzinski | Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Jim Buzinski

Visitors to Outsports recently may have thought they had stumbled across the Focus on the Family website by accident, given all the comments by anti-gay religious zealots.

At George Washington University, First Openly Transgender Student Plays On Division 1 Team

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Monday, George Washington University junior Kye Allums came out publicly as the first openly transgender man to play on a Division 1 basketball tea...