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NBA Referee Bill Kennedy Reveals He is Gay After Homophobic Slurs

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Kennedy is the second referee to come out in the past two years. Referee Violet Palmer announced she was gay in the summer of 2014. ...
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NCAA Wrestling Champion Mike Pucillo: ‘I’m Gay’

NCAA Wrestling Champion Mike Pucillo
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Pucillo came out after he won Ohio State’s first national title. He wanted to earlier, but didn’t want to overshadow the Big Ten Championships. ...
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Michael Sam 90-Minute Documentary to Air on OWN

After being let go by the Dallas Cowboys in October, free agent Michael Sam will be the star of a 90-minute documentary with Oprah Winfrey.
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After being let go by the Dallas Cowboys in October, free agent Michael Sam will be the star of a 90-minute documentary with Oprah Winfrey. ...
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MLB Umpire Dale Scott Marries Partner of 27 Years, Comes Out

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While there has yet to be an out Major League Baseball player, MLB umpire Dale Scott has come out of the closet and publicly announced he is gay. ...
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Olympics: Committee Adds Sexual Orientation to Principle 6

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The International Olympic Committee approved Proposal 14 to include non-discrimination regarding sexual orientation in Principle 6 in the 2020 Olympics. ...
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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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Michael Sam Asks Fans to Join Study on Homophobia in Sports

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Michael Sam, one of the world’s highest profile LGBT athletes, is urging people to take part in the first international study on homophobia in sports. ...
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Girls Get Ready to Sport It Up in Cleveland at Gay Games 9

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Much is in store for sporty dykes who visit Cleveland. Estimated 11,000 athletes from 65 countries are expected to compete in more than 35 sporting events. ...
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Australia’s First Gay Rugby Union Team Wins Historic Game

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The Sydney Convicts are the first gay rugby team, and only the second gay team in the world, to play at a professional sporting event. ...
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