Coming Out

How Michael Sam's Coming Out Impacts Every Sports Fan

The move will likely make him the first openly gay active NFL player since Dave Kopay in 1975.

Michelle Rodriguez: Latest Celebrity of Color to Come Out of the Closet

And even though everyone already knew, it’s still a big deal.

A Perspective on Raven-Symoné's Quiet Coming Out

Is coming out still a big deal for black queer folks?

WNBA's Brittney Griner Is Really Happy for Jason Collins, Wants to Inspire Others

And she’s a fantastic person, too.

9 LGBT Athletes of Color Who Paved the Way for Jason Collins

NBA player Jason Collins became the highest-profile openly gay black man in America yesterday. As with any big step, he didn’t get there alone. Here, a look at some LGBT athletes of color who came before him.

Magic Johnson's Fabulously Gay Son Doesn't Care About Haters

The 20-year-old was forced into the spotlight. And he’s loving it.

Orlando Cruz, Gay Boxer, Wins First Fight Since Coming Out

Earlier this month featherweight Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz made history by identifying himself as a “proud gay man.” With those words, Cruz became the first openly gay man in pro boxing.

This past Sunday Cruz was greeted with cheers as he walked in to the Kissimmee Civic Center outside of Orlando.

Cruz, 31, went on to win his fight against the Mexican boxer Jorge Pazos.

Orlando Cruz Becomes First Openly Gay Man in Boxing

The Puerto Rican athlete says he’s a “proud gay man.”