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The out, HIV-positive diving champion will appear on the iconic orange cereal box in a dramatic inward pike position, folded in half in midair. 

April 05 2016 3:59 PM

An official told Fusion that the campaign is aimed at eliminating a soccer chant that is considered to be homophobic. 

April 04 2016 7:58 PM

Abby Wambach apologized to her fans and promised to ensure that she never repeats her "horrible mistake."

April 04 2016 4:05 PM

The boxer was banned in March by the owners for making antigay remarks.

April 03 2016 4:33 PM

Abby Wambach has won the Olympic and FIFA World Player of the Year titles, and retired from U.S. women's soccer in 2015.

April 03 2016 2:56 PM

The former Stanford basketball player came out as gay at an Anti-Defamation League event in San Francisco. 

April 02 2016 7:38 AM