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The Cowboys gave the first out gay man drafted in the NFL his walking papers today.

October 21 2014 4:18 PM

The Cowboys practice squad member has stayed out of the media spotlight since the regular season began.

October 21 2014 8:21 AM

The school district this year, through its Out for Safe Schools initiative, is setting out to make athletics a welcoming environment for LGBT students.

October 21 2014 8:05 AM

Every day is Spirit Day for the out WWE star who has made it his mission to end the bullying of LGBT youth.

October 16 2014 6:18 PM

Rogers will also be a producer on the show, a sitcom about an out athlete.

October 15 2014 3:48 PM

The former Olympian talks about boyfriend twin confusion in an article celebrating National Coming Out Day.

October 12 2014 3:22 PM

Comedian Aries Spears says his comment was just a harmless joke.

October 10 2014 4:34 PM