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Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues

PHOTOS: GLAAD at the Gay Games opening ceremony

Last night the 9th Gay Games, presented by the Cleveland Foundation, kicked off with its opening ceremony. If you were following GLAAD on Twitter, you may have seen some of the images. Here's a full recap of the evening.

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International athletes speak about LGBT advocacy through sport at the Gay Games

The Gay Games are kicking off with an estimated 8,000 athletes representing over 50 countries and 48 US states. A number of participants are coming from countries where being LGBT is difficult, if not outright illegal.

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Greg Louganis returns to Gay Games, where he came out in 1994

The Cleveland Foundation, the presenter of the Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron, hosted openly gay Olympic medal winner Greg Louganis, who talked about what coming out has meant for him, as well as his new documentary, Back on Board.

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Find out how LGBT-friendly your college athletics department is with this new tool

Campus Pride, the leading national educational organization for LGBT and ally college students, is launching a brand new Sports Index to assess college athletics departments on their LGBT-friendliness and inclusion.

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August 8, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe has some words for all the Michael Sam detractors

Michael Sam made history by coming out as the first openly out NFL player, he faced both support and criticism. The support of the openly gay athlete completely overwhelmed any negative.

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