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  1. Major U.S. men's pro leagues prepare for their Jason Collins

    Wayne Drehs

    Major U.S. men's sports leagues have been preparing for the moment when an active player announces he's gay. It was never a matter of if, but when.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
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  3. espnW Total Access -- National team foes unite on Portland Thorns...

    Kate Fagan

    Players like Christine Sinclair of Canada and Alex Morgan of the U.S. square off in bitter national team matches, but find common ground as Thorns teammates.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  4. How much progress has America made in discussing love, sexuality,...

    Kiese Laymon

    It's easy to ask simplistic questions when an athlete comes out. It's much harder to have honest and respectful conversations about sex, love, intimacy and religion. We've failed to do this many times. Let's start now.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  5. NAIA standout comes out as gay

    Myron Medcalf

    An NAIA forward is believed to be the first openly gay player in men's college basketball. Jallen Messersmith, a 6-foot-8 athlete for Benedictine College (Atchison, Kan.), announced his sexuality in a story written by Outsports.com on Tuesday. The...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  6. Robbie Rogers makes debut for Los Angeles Galaxy

    ESPN.com news services

    Robbie Rogers has become the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2013
  7. Robbie Rogers eligible to debut for Los Angeles Galaxy Sunday

    ESPN.com news services

    Robbie Rogers is eligible to make his debut for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday night after MLS said it had received his International Transfer Certificate.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2013
  8. Robbie Rogers to join Los Angeles Galaxy, report says

    ESPN.com news services

    Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers has agreed to a deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy, making him the first active openly gay male athlete to compete in an American professional team sport.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  9. Kate Fagan on the turning tide of the gay rights movement in spor...

    Kate Fagan

    In ESPN The Magazine, Kate Fagan writes that allies in the sports world are helping pave the way for the first openly gay male athlete from a major team sport.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012