When Matt Dooley came out to his coaches and teammates on Notre Dame's men's tennis team, he found more acceptance and support than he ever imagined.
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April 01 2014 12:08 PM ET
You really don't need to be a sports fan to get into this video of half-naked rugby players in the rain.
March 27 2014 9:37 AM ET
22-year-old Marcus Juhlin, Swedish champion in American Football, came out in QX magazine