Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues
A month after publicly coming out, Michael Sam writes a thank you letter to the Mizzou community.
From a standing ovation in L.A. to fans chanting his name in Brooklyn, Jason Collins received an incredible amount of support from the basketball community as the first openly out NBA player. But despite the fact that the majority of the community encouraged his bravery to publicly come out, Collins experienced some negative comments.
We have been told for years that a publicly out athlete on one of the big men's pro sports teams would be a disaster. How did the media get this so wrong?
Although several athletes from different disciplines have public come out in the past year, not one professional golfer made such announcement. Brandt Snedeker, a professional golfer performing on the PGA tour spoke about this topic on a recent episode of "Feherty".