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Out NFL Player Carl Nassib Makes Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Final Roster

Nassib made history last year when he came out as gay in a post on his Instagram during Pride month.

Out NFL Player Carl Nassib Signs Contract With Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Nassib made history as the first active gay player in the NFL.

Carl Nassib Takes Leave After Coach Resigns Due to Homophobic Emails

The defensive lineman for the Raiders took a day's leave following the media storm around head coach Jon Gruden's anti-LGBTQ+ and racist messages to colleagues. 

NFL Coach Jon Gruden Resigns After Anti-LGBTQ+ Emails Surface

The Raiders happen to be the team of Carl Nassib, the first active NFL player to come out as gay. 

Univ. of Michigan Band Blares LGBTQ+ Support in Stunning Halftime Show

"This was the week for the LGBTQ+ community to feel seen and to feel valued and respected. And it was a really beautiful thing to see."

Carl Nassib Forces Fumble to Win First Game After Coming Out

The Raiders player forced a key turnover in overtime, and put to rest questions about gay athletes in professional sports in the process.

NFL's Carl Nassib Says a Weight Has Been Lifted Since Coming Out

"I was definitely surprised by the big reaction. It was incredible. I thought nobody would care."

Carl Nassib’s Jersey Is a Top-Seller Since He Came Out

The NFL's first-ever out active player has become the MVP of merch.

 

Super Bowl LIV's 'Rainbow Wave': 8 LGBTQ-Inclusive Commercials

Get ready for unprecedented LGBTQ representation in ads during football's biggest night.

TurboTax Brings the Super Bowl to the Ballroom in Trans-Inclusive Ad

Transgender actresses Isis King and Trace Lysette will show America that "all people are tax people."

One Million Moms Petitions to Ban Super Bowl Drag Queen Ad, 19000 Sign

The conservative group claims an ad for Sabra hummus promotes "an agenda of sexual confusion."

NFL Player Matt Gay, Harassed for Name, Will Wear Antibullying Cleats

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers player will show LGBTQ solidarity at an upcoming game.

Closeted Football Player: 'I’m Not Ashamed, Just Scared'

A new documentary, Alone in the Game, interviews the Division I player, who remains anonymous.

Students Rally to Support Classmate Targeted by Westboro

Over 200 came to counter a protest against a gay high school football player in the suburbs of St. Louis.

An Effort to Make Football Less Homophobic

The Union of European Football Associations has launched the #EqualGame campaign to highlight the fact that football/soccer is open and accessible to all people. 

The Gay Gridiron Brings Queer Football Fans Together

A semi-regular football viewing party kicked off at a beloved gay bar in L.A.'s Venice neighborhood.

26 Football Players Who Came Out of the Closet

Here's a list of gay players who made it to the end zone.

Meet NCAA's First Out Football Scholarship Player

My-King Johnson just made gay sports history.

Will College Football Make LDS Church Finally Tolerate LGBTs?

A sports controversy at the Mormons' flagship university may make the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints choose between homophobia and millions of dollars.

Tim Tebow Visits Friend and Others Wounded in Pulse Shooting

The former NFL quarterback interrupted his Bahamas vacation to see Rodney Sumter, his high school teammate and now a bartender, one of the 53 wounded in the nightclub shooting.

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