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MLB Umpire Dale Scott Marries Partner of 27 Years, Comes Out

Dale Scott and his husband Mike Rausch/Referee Magazine
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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

Olympic.org Photo/Nanjing 2014
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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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Jason Collins, Dr. Neal Baer Join Point Foundation

Dr. Neal Baer and Jason Collins
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Point Foundation announced Wednesday that Dr. Neal Baer and Jason Collins will join the Foundation's Honorary Board. ...
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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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YouTube’s Proud to Play Campaign Supports LGBT Athletes

Sports
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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Jason Collins Invited to First Lady’s Box at SOTU

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In April 2013, Collins became the first male player in major American team sports to come out openly as gay. ...
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Gayest City In America Still Not Easy for LGBTQ Youth

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Less than one of 10 youths is LGBTQ, says the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. But that demographic quadruples if you are homeless. ...
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Gay Households: Seattle Ranks No. 2 in Nation

Local
Seattle has passed San Francisco in the number of households headed by same-sex couples and is now ranked second, just behind Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Interestingly, Ft. Lauderdale is the only city in a state on the list that gay marriage isn't even legal yet. ...
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Straight Ally: 49ers Former Quarterback Steve Young

Entertainment
Young, a Mormon that played football at Brigham Young University, gained attention in 2008 when his wife put a sign against Prop 8 up in their yard. ...
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Magic Johnson Supports Gay Son

Entertainment
“We’ve known for a long, long time,” Johnson told TMZ. ...
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