Robbie Rogers becomes 1st active gay pro soccer player

The world of sports has made significant progress over the past few months when it comes to diversity and inclusion as stars such as Jason Collins, Brittney Griner and Kevin Grayson, have all come out as gay. And while the issue of gays in sports has mainly pertained to baseball, basketball and football, American soccer […]

Jason Collins and other pro athletes who have recently come out

The world of sports is (relatively) on the fast track to change as NBA free agent Jason Collins made the decision to come out in now-famous Sports Illustrated interview, making him the first active player in NBA history to ever come out as openly gay. With the glass ceiling for gays in sports having been […]

Kwame Harris and other gay sports stars who have come out

Former San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Kwame Harris was abruptly ripped from the closet in January, just days before the Super Bowl, when he appeared in court over charges that he assaulted a former boyfriend. Though Harris can’t change his past, he’s now using his experience and voice to tell other closeted individuals, especially athletes. […]

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