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World OutGames Coming to Miami in 2017

By Mike Halterman | Sunday Aug 24, 2014
In just three years' time, athletes from all over the world will be heading to Florida to show off their brawn and talents: The fourth World OutGames will be held in Miami from May 26 to June 4, 2017.

Gay Games IX :: So Many Reasons to Go

By Thom Senzee | Sunday Jul 27, 2014
The Gay Games are just about as big as the International Olympics in terms of the number of athletic participants the events draw, say organizers. They've also had a huge impact on the lives of those in the LGBT community.

Class of 2014: John Amaechi, Diana Nyad, Among New Inductees to Gay & Lesbian Sports of Hall

By Sasha Razumikhin | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
Wade Davis, Fallon Fox, Nike Corp are all being inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, along with the entire 2014 class.

College GSA Invites Fired Gay Coach to Speak

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Nov 3, 2011
A gay former coach for a high school water polo team who says he was fired for his status as a sexual minority got a friendly hand from the world of academics when a college Gay-Straight Alliance invited him to speak.

Philadelphia Crowned Host City for U.S. Mr. Gay Competition

Sunday Mar 20, 2011
The Noble Beast Foundation, in collaboration with the International Mr. Gay (IMG) Competition committee, has selected Philadelphia to host the U.S. Mr. Gay competition in November for the second consecutive year.

LGBT Sports Stars and Allies to Address LGBT Issues in K-12 Sports

Saturday Mar 19, 2011
In an effort to make K-12 sports and physical education safer and more inclusive, GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, launched Changing the Game: The GLSEN Sports Project to Address LGBT Issues in K-12 Sports.

Gay Athletes: Edging Out of the Closet?

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Nov 27, 2009
In the wake of headlines announcing the public coming out of a hockey star’s son, the dialogue about gay sports pros has opened up once again.

Muslim team banned after refusing to play gay team

Thursday Oct 15, 2009
A soccer club was permanently banned from the French amateur league on Wednesday after refusing to play a match against a gay team.

Cleveland In All-Out Gay Games Bid

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 15, 2009
The financial, as well as cultural, incentives of the Gay Games has drawn several cities into competition to host the event in 2014--including Cleveland, Ohio.
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