Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
College athlete kicked out of his Christian school for being gay
In a poignant article posted on Outsports, former William Jessup University distance runner Anthony Villarreal details his story of his emotional discovery of his sexual orientation, coming out to his unaccepting Christian mother and peers, and finally being kicked out of college only 8 classes away from receiving his bachelor degree.
Canadian Olympic luger comes out as gay
Canadian Olympic luger, John Fennell, is the latest athlete to come out as gay. The 19-year old did an interview with the Calgary Herald, in which he called being closeted, "suffocating."