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  1. Michael Sam says coming out was the right thing to do

    Michael Sam dismissed the thought that his sexuality has cost him a spot in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2014
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  3. Time To Break Down Barriers When It Comes To Marketing For LGBT A...

    Kate Fagan

    Brittney Griner joins a panel to discuss the current market climate for LGBT-identified athletes.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  4. Violet Palmer, NBA referee, to marry longtime partner

    Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  5. Ian Thorpe, Olympic swimming gold medalist, reveals he is gay in ...

    Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a television interview on Sunday, ending years of speculation about his sexuality.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  6. Do You Like Prince Movies? Podcast: ‘Orange Is the New Blac...

    Wesley Morris and Alex Pappademas

    This week Alex and Wesley get emotional about Orange Is the New Black - well, Wesley does. (Alex suspects he's a robot.) The performances, writing, the immersion in sexuality, race, ethnicity, and class, the comp...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  7. The Odds Michael Sam Will Be Picked in the NFL Draft

    Former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, who in , may not be among the 256 men chosen in this year's NFL draft, which begins Thursday. In fact, based on a historical assessment of players who were rated similarly by media scoutin...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  8. NFL Hall of Famers expect league to support Michael Sam

    Michael C. Wright

    As defensive end Michael Sam prepares to hear his name called some time during the NFL draft next week, he continues to draw support from peers, including several Hall of Famers, who applauded his decision to reveal his sexuality.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2014
  9. espnW -- McManus: Accomplishments, not sex appeal, should be the ...

    Jane McManus

    Athletes, even female ones, should be covered because of their accomplishments. We have no trouble doing this with men, but with women, ideas of sexuality and attractiveness come barreling in.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  10. Kerry Rhodes doesn't believe he was blacklisted

    Jane McManus

    Veteran safety Kerry Rhodes hopes to play in the NFL if he can find the right opportunity, and doesn't believe rumors about his sexuality -- which he has always maintained were not true -- derailed his opportunity to play in the NFL last season.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  11. Ultimately, Michael Sam's story should be about football

    Ashley Fox

    Ultimately, Michael Sam's playing ability should matter more than his sexuality, writes Ashley Fox.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  12. Richardson roomed with Michael Sam

    Rich Cimini

    Sheldon Richardson remembered Michael Sam as "scared and nervous" with his sexuality during their college days at Missouri. On the football field, Sam was just the opposite -- "a killer," according to Richardson. The New York Jets defensive tackle...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  13. GM: Sam's sexuality won't affect evaluation

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff made clear the team's stance it terms of how openly gay prospect Michael Sam will be evaluated prior to draft. "We recognize and appreciate the courage that Michael Sam demonstrated with his recent ...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  14. Adam Silver says NBA teams have made 'basketball decision' on Jas...

    Darren Rovell

    NBA journeyman Jason Collins hasn't found a team since announcing last April he was gay. NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the reason has nothing to do with his sexual orientation.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  15. Teammates' sexuality no issue for Williams

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams said he would have no issue being on a team with an openly gay player. "I could care less about a man's sexual preference! I care about winning games and being respectful in the locker room!" Willia...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  16. John Amaechi says Jason Collins is limited by age, not sexuality

    Mark Woods

    John Amaechi claims the issue of homophobia has not entirely been eradicated from the NBA. However, the now-retired player does not believe that the failure of Jason Collins to latch onto a new team this season is due to his sexuality.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  17. Aaron Rodgers addresses 'crazy rumors'

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers prefers that his private life remain private, but Tuesday on his weekly ESPN Milwaukee radio show he addressed a recent Internet rumor about his sexuality. Here's a partial transcript f...

    Blog | December 31, 2013