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Olympic Rower Robbie Manson Comes Out

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 5
New Zealand hunk Robbie Manson, an Olympic rower, came out publicly as gay, after coming out to friends and teammates two years ago.

Sam's 2nd Chance Comes on Cowboy's Practice Squad

NATIONAL | By Schuyler Dixon | Sep 3
Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster.

Gay Games 9 Opening Ceremonies Welcome Thousands to Cleveland

FITNESS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 10
The Mayors of Cleveland and Akron were on hand to welcome thousands of athletes and visitors from more than 50 countries and 48 states when the 2014 Gay Games kicked off on Saturday night.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 6
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

Dinah Hosts Gay Games 9 "Victory Party"

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
On August 13, the legendary Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend -- the biggest lesbian event of its kind in the world -- will host the only official Gay Games-sanctioned women party in Cleveland, Ohio.

Del Shores Emcees Drag Queen World Series; Funds for Life Group LA

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | May 6
On May 10, comedian and writer Del Shores will serve as the emcee for the 3rd Annual Drag Queen World Series, with all funds going to The Life Group LA.

Eight Greats in Lesbian Sports

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 30
From the courts to the gridiron, these eight women broke ground and shaped an industry

New Poll: 81% of MLB Ready for Out Player

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 25
Just as the 2014 baseball season is about to begin, ESPN Magazine released a new poll that revealed that the majority of baseball players are ready to accept an openly gay player in Major League Baseball.

Jason Collins Gets Anti-Gay Taunts From NBA Player

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 23
The NBA’s first openly gay player, Jason Collins, said that he is keeping his cool despite anti-gay taunts from other players.

Major League Soccer OKs Gay Player Protections

SPORTS | Mar 13
Major League Soccer has agreed to new measures to protect gay players from discrimination and harassment as a result of meetings with New York’s attorney general.

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