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Watch: Pro Strongman Ron Kearney Talks about Being Out in Hyper-masculine Sport

Watch: Pro Strongman Ron Kearney Talks about Being Out in Hyper-masculine Sport

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 13, 2022

He's billed himself as "The World's Strongest Gay." This week Rob Kearney opened up in a TV interview about being out, proud, and married to another man while being active in a hyper-masculine sport.

Brazilian FIFA-Ranked Soccer Ref Comes Out

Brazilian FIFA-Ranked Soccer Ref Comes Out

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 11, 2022

A Brazilian FIFA-ranked soccer referee has come out as gay, and says that although he took to the soccer world to "hide" his sexuality, now he wants others to see him as an inspiration.

Griner's Name Permeates WNBA All-Star Game

Griner's Name Permeates WNBA All-Star Game

By Jay Cohen | Jul 11, 2022

Brittney Griner was everywhere Sunday — everywhere except where the league's best players felt she should be: Playing alongside them on the court.

Olympic Swimming Champ Dan Jervis Comes Out, Looks Forward to Being Role Model

Olympic Swimming Champ Dan Jervis Comes Out, Looks Forward to Being Role Model

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 10, 2022

Welsh Olympic swimming champ Dan Jervis has come out as gay, recounting that, "For so long, I hated who I was" — but now he's found self-acceptance and happiness in himself.

Team Holds Public Rally in Support of Out WNBA Star Brittney Brittney Griner

Team Holds Public Rally in Support of Out WNBA Star Brittney Brittney Griner

By John Marshall | Jul 7, 2022

Wearing "BG" shirts and holding signs, fans gathered for a public rally in support of Griner on Wednesday, hoping their sentiments would reach the WNBA player 6,000 miles away in a Russian jail cell.

Out WNBA Star Brittney Griner, Imprisoned in Russia, Pleads for Biden's Help

Out WNBA Star Brittney Griner, Imprisoned in Russia, Pleads for Biden's Help

By Doug Feinberg | Jul 5, 2022

Brittney Griner has made an appeal to President Joe Biden in a letter passed to the White House through her representatives saying she feared she might never return home.

Rapinoe's Role Changing as US Preps for World Cup Qualifying

Rapinoe's Role Changing as US Preps for World Cup Qualifying

By Anne M. Peterson | Jul 4, 2022

The wily winger is now 36 and admittedly slowing a bit. Off the field, however, Rapinoe is outspoken as ever.

Out WNBA Star Brittney Griner Ordered to Trial Friday in Russia

Out WNBA Star Brittney Griner Ordered to Trial Friday in Russia

Jun 28, 2022

Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered to stand trial Friday by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest.

Tom Daley 'Furious' Over FINA's Transgender Women Ban in Elite Swimming

Tom Daley 'Furious' Over FINA's Transgender Women Ban in Elite Swimming

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 27, 2022

Speaking at the British LGBT Awards on Friday, Tom Daley slammed FINA's decision to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women's competitions.

With Upcoming Pride Night, Soccer's Chicago Fire Fosters Inclusion

With Upcoming Pride Night, Soccer's Chicago Fire Fosters Inclusion

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 27, 2022

With a Pride Night game this week, the soccer franchise Chicago Fire moves forward with its commitment to inclusion and diversity. Current Vice President of Equity, Alumni Relations, and Engagement Evan Whitfield addresses these initiatives.

Out U.S. Basketball Star Brittney Griner Due in Russian Court

Out U.S. Basketball Star Brittney Griner Due in Russian Court

By Jim Heintz | Jun 27, 2022

More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for cannabis possession, American basketball star Brittney Griner is to appear in court Monday for a preliminary hearing ahead of her trial.

Former Brazil Player Richarlyson Says he is Bisexual

Former Brazil Player Richarlyson Says he is Bisexual

By Mauricio Savarese | Jun 25, 2022

Former Brazil and Sao Paulo midfielder Richarlyson said in a podcast on Friday that he is bisexual, a rare revelation in a country where macho culture in soccer is rife.

North Carolina Football Club Underscores Commitment as a Safe Place for Gay Fans, Allies and Players

North Carolina Football Club Underscores Commitment as a Safe Place for Gay Fans, Allies and Players

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 23, 2022

The North Carolina Football Club has long been a champion of inclusivity and acceptance, as evidenced by their commitment to providing a safe environment for gay fans, allies, and players.

Swimming's New Transgender Policy Could Impact Other Sports

Swimming's New Transgender Policy Could Impact Other Sports

By Eddie Pells | Jun 23, 2022

Bans on transgender women in international swimming and rugby this week opened the door for track and field to consider following suit in what could turn into a wave of policy changes in Olympic sports.

Inspired by Josh Cavallo, Irish Pro Rugby Player Comes Out

Inspired by Josh Cavallo, Irish Pro Rugby Player Comes Out

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 21, 2022

Irish pro rugby player Nick McCarthy has come out of the closet, citing out Australian soccer star Josh Cavallo and an openly bisexual teammate as inspirations.

Wife of WNBA's Brittney Griner Tells AP Scheduled Call Never Happened

Wife of WNBA's Brittney Griner Tells AP Scheduled Call Never Happened

By Eric Tucker and Doug Feinberg | Jun 20, 2022

WNBA star Brittney Griner tried to call her wife nearly a dozen times through the American embassy in Russia on the couple's fourth anniversary Saturday, but they never connected.

World Swimming Bans Transgender Athletes from Women's Events

World Swimming Bans Transgender Athletes from Women's Events

By Ciarán Fahey | Jun 19, 2022

World swimming's governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women's events, starting Monday.

Player Who Helped Inspire 'A League of Their Own' Comes Out — at Age 95

Player Who Helped Inspire 'A League of Their Own' Comes Out — at Age 95

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17, 2022

Maybelle Blair played on the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), which inspired the film (and new TV series) "A League of Their Own." Blair has just come out... at the age of 95.

Out WNBA Star Sue Bird Announces Impending Retirement from Basketball

Out WNBA Star Sue Bird Announces Impending Retirement from Basketball

By Tim Booth | Jun 17, 2022

After 21 professional seasons, one of the greatest basketball careers ever is nearing its end. Sue Bird says the 2022 season will be her last playing in the WNBA.

Sumo's Significance as Japan's National Sport

Sumo's Significance as Japan's National Sport

Jun 15, 2022

One of the most popular sumo icons is Baruto Kaito. Now that online crypto betting site Bitcasino and Baruto have teamed up, there is more reason to expect that the sport will become bigger than ever.

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