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Derrick Gordon already made history in 2014 when he came out of the closet and became the first openly gay Division I college basketball player in the U.S. Now,  it looks like Gordon is going to make history again as the first openly gay athlete to compete in the NCAA Tournament. As previously reported, Gordon came out of the closet…

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Michael Sam’s pro football career seemed promising last year when he came out as the first openly gay player in the NFL. But the dream soon turned into a public nightmare as Sam was cut by two NFL teams before journeying to Canada to sign with the Montreal Alouettes. But just as soon as his…

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Michael Sam hasn’t exactly had the career that many were hoping he’d have after he came out as the first openly gay player in the NFL last year. Since then, Sam was cut by two NFL teams before journeying to Canada to sign with the Montreal Alouettes. But just as soon as his already rocky…

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After jumping ship from the NFL to Canadian Football League for a promising new start in professional football, openly gay football player Michael Sam seemed to be watching his football dreams crumble again months ago when he abruptly left the Montreal Alouettte’s training camp and then seemed to struggle to get back on track when…

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Independent pro wrestler “Money” Matt Cage has gone from being a local star to gaining national attention after making the bold move to come out as gay. Cage, born Matt Hullum, lives in La Salle, Illinois, outside Chicago, and has been building a name for himself in the world of wrestling by working the independent…

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Derrick Gordon made history last April when he came out and became the first openly gay Division I college basketball player in U.S. history. And although he praised his team at the University of Massachusetts for embracing him as an openly gay man, he recently shared that he experienced a slew of homophobic rejections after he announced…

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Jason Collins became one of the sports world’s biggest trailblazers when he came out of the closet and became the first active openly gay NBA player. But now that Collins has retired, he’s spending his time coaching other LGBT athletes on how to come out. In a new interview with The Daily Beast, Collins revealed…

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  Michael Sam had the biggest coming out story of the last decade when he came out of the closet last year before entering the NFL Draft. And during a recent speech at the HRC’s Time to Thrive Conference in Portland, Oregon, he revealed the point in time when he knew he was gay. Sam…

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Brittney Griner has had a monumental year as she proved that her status as last year’s No. 1 WNBA draft pick was well deserved with her record-breaking achievement with the Pheonix Mercury. Now the WNBA superstar is getting some recognition for her success with a major LGBT award. After earning the title of Defensive Player…

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Michael Sam’s life and swift rise to fame has been one of the most interesting and talked about stories of the year. However, fans are still hungry to know more about Sam’s personal life as well as his thoughts on his derailed NFL career. And they got answers this weekend when Sam sat down for…

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Since sports stars like Jason Collins, Brittney Griner and Michael Sam came to the forefront of the LGBT sports community, we have seen a good amount of young gay athletes emerge onto the scene. From the U.S. to New Zealand, homosexuality doesn’t discriminate by color, gender or athletic ability so it’s no surprise that in…

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When it was revealed last week that Michael Sam would be sitting down for a long-awaited interview with Oprah Winfrey for her “Oprah Prime” series, the world knew that Sam would have something powerful to say to viewers. And in a preview clip for the interview, Sam reveals that, even though he’s not with an…

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Michael Sam seemed poised to make a splash this year in the NFL as the league’s first openly gay player. And although he’s certainly become a superstar thanks to his coming out story, Sam has now been dropped by two different teams in his rookie year. With Sam’s career in limbo, many sports fans have…

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