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UMass shooting guard Derrick Gordon gay

Derrick Gordon’s First Season Out

So the telltale statistic in this landmark instance would be zero. It was zero for…

Jason Collins to retire from NBA

Jason Collins to Retire

Jason Collins, who became the first openly gay athlete in North America's four recognized major…

michael sam

Michael Sam Cut by Rams, Clears Waivers

Michael Sam is a free agent. The rookie defensive end cleared waivers Sunday, one day…

michael sam

Michael Sam Delivers Powerful Speech

Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player to be drafted by the NFL, gave…

The Oprah Winfrey Network Will Air a Michael Sam Docu-Series

OWN to Air Michael Sam Docu-Series

OWN to air docu-series featuring Michael Sam.  The Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that it…

Jason Collins Signs With Brooklyn Nets, Becomes First Openly Gay Player in Major Sports Leagues

Jason Collins Becomes First Active Openly Gay Player in Major American Sport

It’s only a 10-day contract but it’s a historic 10-day contract. The Brooklyn Nets have…

Analouisa Valencia

Will Analouisa Valencia Be the First Gay Miss South Carolina?

Analouisa Valencia came to the door in a bright blue facial mask and sweatpants, surprised…

Boy Scouts End Longtime Ban on Openly Gay Youths

Boy Scouts to Allow Openly Gay Members

The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to end its controversial policy banning gay kids…

Tammy Baldwin

Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin Becomes First Openly Gay Senator

Wisconsin Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin became the first openly gay U.S. senator on Tuesday, defeating…