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Michael Sam has had quite the journey to fame over the past two years ever since he came out and became the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL. Since his historic drafting, Sam’s NFL dreams haven’t worked out well as he was cut by the St. Louis Rams and waived from…

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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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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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President Barack Obama has been taking his role as the nation’s most pro-LGBT leader extremely seriously over the past year, and this past weekend he continued to show his support for the community when he made a surprise video appearance at the Gay Games 9 in Cleveland, Ohio. Obama recorded an uplifting welcome video for…

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It’s been a major year of progress for LGBT athletes this past year as Michael Sam, Jason Collins and Brittney Griner have all broken down major barriers in the sports world to become some of the biggest gay and lesbian sports stars in history. Recently,  two major sports teams, America’s White Sox and Canada’s BC…

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The whole nation stood at attention on Saturday when Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams, making him the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team. But beyond the social impact, fans were also captivated as they watched an emotional Sam kiss his boyfriend, Vito Cammisano, 23, on national…

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It’s been a remarkable couple of weeks for University of Massachusetts star Derrick Gordon, who came out of the closet to widespread praise earlier this month. In a new interview about his coming out story, Gordon talks about his many years spent in the closet and explains how deeply scarring they were to his life.…

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Before last year, the idea of an athlete, whether in a professional league or college, coming out as LGBT seemed like a far off dream. But after high-profile athletes like Jason Collins and Brittney Griner burst down the closet doors with their own stories, LGBT athletes seem to be coming out in droves. Now, the…

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The past year has certainly been an amazing roller coaster ride for basketball star Brittney Griner. After coming out as gay to the world, the NCAA champion became the 2013 number one WNBA draft pick, got attention from the NBA, signed with the WNBA’s Mercury Phoenix and then became a spokesperson for Nike. Now, the…

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Fortune just keeps shining on NBA player Jason Collins, the NBA’s first actively gay player to come out. After experiencing a career lull last year, Collins recently signed two 10-day contracts with the Brooklyn Nets to become the first openly gay player in one of America’s four major sports to play in a professional game.…

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