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Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam made history when he came out as gay in interviews with ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” and the New York Times on Sunday. The All-American defensive lineman and Associated Press’ SEC Defensive Player of the Year revealed that he came out to his teammates during a preseason football practice before the Tigers’ 2013 campaign. He decided…

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2013 was without a doubt the most landmark year for LGBT athletes as several sports pros came out as gay, trans or bisexual. It appears that that trend is slowing down as Brazilian diving champ Ian Matos has officially come out as gay. Matos made the big revelation in a recent interview with with the…

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As the world continues to push for an active athlete to come out on a professional sports teams, several offspring of sports legends have begun leading the charge for change in the sports world. Now, Zeke Thomas, the son of NBA legend Isiah Thomas, has joined that growing list of out sports kids after he…

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“Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts made a stunning revelation earlier this week when she announced to the world that she’s been in a long-term relationship with a woman named Amber Laign for years. Since then, Roberts has been met with a flood of praise from fans for sharing even more of her personal life…

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For “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts, living out her personal life in front of the camera has become the norm ever since she first let fans into her world when she extensively covered her battle with myleodysplastic syndrome. Now, after beating the cancer, Roberts has let fans even further beyond the velvet rope and…

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This past year, the world watched with everything from pride to joy to fear as many of the sports world’s athletes came strolling out of the closet and claimed their sexuality publicly. But despite the leaps and bounds of progress that were made in kicking down the closet door for LGBT athletes, the world still…

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There’s no doubt that 2013 has been a watershed moment in America’s LGBT history as a flood of celebrities like never seen before came out of the closet this past year. Over the past 12 months, we’ve seen celebrities from the world of movies, music, media, and sports come out as gay, lesbian, bisexual or…

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Former “Prison Break” star Wentworth Miller made major headlines yesterday when he revealed that he’s gay in a letter declining to appear at the St. Petersburg International Film Festival in Russia, where anti-gay laws and oppression have resulted arrests and attacks against several of the nation’s LGBT citizens. “Thank you for your kind invitation. As someone…

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Lately, sports stars have been hogging the spotlight when it comes to coming out stories. Nickelodeon star Lucas Cruikshank has recently revealed that he’s gay. Cruikshank, who rose to fame as a YouTube star and created the popular, hyperactive character Fred Figglehorn, finally answered the countless questions about his sexuality in a video, telling fans, “I’m…

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While sports like basketball and soccer have seen a number of their pro athletes come out of the closet this year, little to no movement has been made in the way of LGBT representation in the world of pro wrestling. However, that all changed last night when WWE superstar Darren Young publicly came out as…

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This past weekend, Raven-Symoné had the digital world all abuzz as she finally silenced all questions about her sexuality and came out of the closet as a lesbian. Although rumors of her sexuality have plagued the notoriously private star for years, especially last year when she was rumored to be dating former “America’s Next Top…

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Over the past several weeks, the world of sports has seen an eruption of talk about LGBT athletes as WNBA star Brittney Griner and NBA star Jason Collins have both come out as gay. Now, former American college football star Kevin Grayson is following in their footsteps and recently decided to come out as gay. The former University of…

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Openly gay singer Lance Bass made headlines last week when he revealed that he helped former Washington Wizards center Jason Collins come to a decision about the best way to come out to the world. In a recent interview on “The View,” Bass spoke about his own journey to coming out and how he still receives daily death threats. In the interview, Bass…

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