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Cher Pens Time's 100 Influential People Essay About Adam Rippon: He's 'Very Brave'

Cher Pens Time's 100 Influential People Essay About Adam Rippon: He's 'Very Brave'

Apr 20
Out Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon was included in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list, and Cher penned an essay about him.

Out High School Athlete Targeted By Westboro Baptist Church Celebrates Prom with Boyfriend

Out High School Athlete Targeted By Westboro Baptist Church Celebrates Prom with Boyfriend

Apr 18
The high school athlete from Missouri who made headlines earlier this year when the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church protested his school has moved on to happier times, celebrating prom with his boyfriend.

'Gays Are Going to HELL' Rugby Star Blasted by Sports Colleagues

'Gays Are Going to HELL' Rugby Star Blasted by Sports Colleagues

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 18
Australian rugby star Israel Folau is in the news again, following up on his anti-gay Instagram post with a claim that he'll quit the sport before he compromises his beliefs. Meantime, fellow ruggers are voicing their displeasure.

Desi Linden Wins Boston Marathon, 1st US Woman Since '85

Desi Linden Wins Boston Marathon, 1st US Woman Since '85

By Jimmy Golen | Apr 16
Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to win the Boston Marathon on Monday, the first victory for an American woman since 1985.

'People Are Still Suffering': MLB Back in Storm-Hit San Juan

'People Are Still Suffering': MLB Back in Storm-Hit San Juan

By Tim Reynolds | Apr 16
Hiram Bithorn's statue is no longer standing. The stadium bearing his name is ready to bustle again.

It's Official: Out Olympian Adam Rippon Joins Athletes Edition of 'Dancing with the Stars'

It's Official: Out Olympian Adam Rippon Joins Athletes Edition of 'Dancing with the Stars'

Apr 13
It's official: Adam Rippon, Tonya Harding and a number of athletes will be on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars."

Aussie Rugger Skates by with No Repercussions After Anti-Gay Instagram Slam

Aussie Rugger Skates by with No Repercussions After Anti-Gay Instagram Slam

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 10
Top-rated Australian rugby star Israel Folau's anti-gay Instagrampost last week drew sharp online criticism, but little more than a murmur of disapproval from team and sports officials.

Anti-Gay Rugby Player Plays 'Persecution' Card In Wake of Homophobic Post

Anti-Gay Rugby Player Plays 'Persecution' Card In Wake of Homophobic Post

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 9
Australian rugby star Israel Folau has followed up on an anti-gay post by crying anti-Christian "persecution" prior to a meeting with team and sport officials.

In Moving Essay, Olympic Diver Robert Páez Comes Out as Gay

In Moving Essay, Olympic Diver Robert Páez Comes Out as Gay

Apr 9
Venezuelan Olympic diver Robert Páez penned a moving essay for OutSports this week in which he came out publicly as gay.

Transgender Weightlifter Hubbard Injured in Competition

Transgender Weightlifter Hubbard Injured in Competition

Apr 9
They said she was unbeatable. But what they - being the critics - didn't consider was that New Zealand's transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard was just as vulnerable to injury as any other athlete.

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