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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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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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RuPaul may not have been biologically born a woman, but it comes as no surprise that the world famous drag queen has long been regarded as one of the most beautiful women in the industry, both inside and out. That beauty certainly helped RuPaul snag a coveted MAC cosmetics contract back in the ‘90s and…

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Jason Collins went from relative sports obscurity to international gay sports icon overnight when he came out and became the first openly gay active pro ball player in the U.S. Although many hoped that the NBA free agent would continue his pro ball career and become the first openly gay baller on the court, Collins…

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In 1993, RuPaul  proclaimed himself to the supermodel of the world but it wasn’t until 1994 when he became a real supermodel after he signed a groundbreaking contract to become the first face of MAC Viva Glam. Now, after years apart from the brand, RuPaul recently re-signed MAC to become their spokesmodel once again. According to NewNowNext,…

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Last month’s MTV Video Music Awards were filled with drama and controversy and not all of it came from Miley Cyrus’ cringe-inducing twerking. Fans and audience members were also talking about A$AP Rocky’s awkward onstage moment with openly gay NBA star Jason Collins which left many believing that he’s homophobic. Rocky, is opening up about the strange incident and sharing that…

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For many LGBT individuals, coming to terms with their sexuality can be a difficult experience. And with the pressures of homophobia, traditional relationships and family values weighing on the minds of many young LGBT people, it’s easy to see why many of them try to dismiss their own sexuality and end up dating people of…

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LGBT rights were front and center last night at the 2013 MTV VMAs as Jason Collins, the NBA’s first active openly gay NBA player, and A$AP Rocky, one of hip-hop’s biggest LGBT allies, introduced hip-hop’s biggest LGBT ally of the moment, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, as they performed their pro-gay anthem “Same Love” with Mary…

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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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