Gay Athletes

Gay Athletes

Olympic Committee May Add Protections for LGBT Athletes

IOC President Bach and Russia's President Putin
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The IOC and President Bach came under heavy criticism from LGBT advocates, as well as Olympic sponsors for holding the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. ...
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Yogi Berra, Jason Collins, Martina Navratilova, More Honored

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Athlete Ally, the nation’s largest non-profit org in LGBT sports, is honoring Yogi Berra, James Blake, Jason Collins, Martina Navratilova, KPMG, and WNBA. ...
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Gay Rugby Teams Hold Massive Training Session in Australia

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Gay rugby players from around the world took part in a huge training session in Sydney Wednesday in the lead-up to the Bingham Cup. ...
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Olympic Swimmer Ian Thorpe: ‘I’m Not Straight’

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During an interview with Sir Michael Parkinson which aired Sunday night, Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe came out as gay. ...
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YouTube’s Proud to Play Campaign Supports LGBT Athletes

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LGBT athletes like Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Darren Young, and more are #ProudToPlay a role in YouTube's newest LGBT Pride campaign. ...
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Malcolm Ingram Chronicles LGBT Pro Athletes In ‘Out To Win’

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Malcom Ingram is gaining his grip on the documentary world. His new film will be told through former NFL, MLB and NBA players of the past and present. ...
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Brittney Griner: Baylor University Not Supportive of Gay Athletes

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Phoenix Mercury out player Brittney Griner is putting Baylor University under fire in her new memoir. It appears the damage has been done for Griner. ...
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Current NFL Draft Prospect Announces He’s Gay

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Sam is the latest high-profile athlete to come out as LGBT with others including the NBA's Jason Collins, the WNBA's Brittney Griner, WWE's Darren Young, UFC's Liz Carmouche, MMA's Fallon Fox and Major League Soccer's Robbie Rogers. ...
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Pride of the Ocean Honors LGBT Pioneer Vic Basile

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Vic co-founded the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, which has become, the largest LGBT political action committee in the United States dedicated to increasing the number of openly LGBT public elected officials. ...
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Athlete Thomas Hitzlsperger Comes Out in Germany

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Hitzlsperger, who retired in September, is the first former League player and first German footballer to come out. ...
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