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Billy Bean, the Yankees, and at-risk LGBT youth give each other hope

Yesterday, former Major League Baseball player Billy Bean partnered with the New York Yankees to meet with LGBT youth in Manhattan.

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August 5, 2014

First woman to referee the NBA marries her longtime partner

The LGBT community becomes more prominent in the NBA as one of the referees marries her longtime partner, Tanya Stine. In 1997 she became the first woman ever to referee an NBA match.

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July 25, 2014

USTA sponsors LGBT tennis documentary "Queens at Court" on film tour

The documentary will screen at three different locations starting July 28th in Washington, D.C.

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July 15, 2014

MLB appoints Billy Bean as consultant for LGBT inclusion

Major League Baseball appointed Billy Bean, an openly gay former player, as a consultant in guiding the sport toward full LGBT inclusion.

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July 15, 2014

Major League Baseball to recognize Glenn Burke as baseball's gay pioneer

As more and more athletes open up about being gay, creating a strong impact on the LGBT movement in sports, it is important to remember and recognize those who have been out for many years

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July 15, 2014

VIDEO: Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out as gay

Ian Thorpe, an Australian Olympic swimmer comes out as gay putting an end to speculations. Thorpe is the youngest swimmer ever to represent Australia and holds the record for the most Olympic medals won.

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Varsity football, tennis, and basketball player inspired to come out

Juan Mendoza-Tovar just came out publicly as bisexual after graduating from high school in rural Washington, where he was captain of the varsity basketball and tennis teams, played on the varsity football team, was voted prom king by his classmates, and won a school award for his involvement.

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June 27, 2014

WNBA celebrates equality with a new Pride Campaign

New York Liberty Women's basketball team celebrates pride tonight, just two days before NYC Pride march, the NY Liberty invites fans to celebrate diversity, pride and equality in sports.

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FIFA takes action to address anti-LGBT slurs at the World Cup #StopTheSlurs

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup being broadcast around the world, it is crucial for FIFA to step up their game and help put an end to anti-LGBT slurs in soccer.

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June 17, 2014

Celebrating Greg Louganis, LGBT trailblazer & sports legend

The documentary “Back on Board: Greg Louganis” offers an intimate view into the life of one of the most successful US divers in history, Greg Louganis.

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