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Ball Busting :: Fun and Philanthropy at Stonewall Dodgeball

LOCAL | By John Riley | Jan 31
Stonewall Dodgeball boasts 253 players. The league has grown by an average of 20 percent with each successive season. The league doubles as a nonprofit that uses the funds it raises from dues to give back to the community.

Robbie Rogers Says 'No Way' to FIFA for Anti-Gay World Cup

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 20
LA Galaxy star and unrepentant hunk Robbie Rogers blasted FIFA for on Thursday for their decision to hold the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in the virulently anti-gay countries of Russia and Qatar, respectively.

Olympic Rower Robbie Manson Comes Out

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 5
New Zealand hunk Robbie Manson, an Olympic rower, came out publicly as gay, after coming out to friends and teammates two years ago.

Strongman Rob Kearney Comes Out as Gay

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 3
The world's second strongest man showed a different kind of strength on October 20, when he came out as gay on Facebook, and the sports world is heralding this champion.

Hunky Gay Diver Says Footballers Should Come Out

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 11
Tom Daley, the hunky gay Olympic diver who is hugged up with Dustin Lance Black, encouraged gay footballers (or is that soccer players?) to come out, saying they would be surprised by the support they would receive.

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

NATIONAL | By R. B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

World OutGames Coming to Miami in 2017

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 24
In just three years' time, athletes from all over the world will be heading to Florida to show off their brawn and talents: The fourth World OutGames will be held in Miami from May 26 to June 4, 2017.

Gay Sports Leagues Around Florida Spotlight on Four Popular Sports

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 24
Gay sporting leagues have been popular all across the United States for many decades now, and gay Floridians are a very active people, each year competing in tournaments in the U.S. and internationally.

Gay Games 9 Opening Ceremonies Welcome Thousands to Cleveland

FITNESS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 10
The Mayors of Cleveland and Akron were on hand to welcome thousands of athletes and visitors from more than 50 countries and 48 states when the 2014 Gay Games kicked off on Saturday night.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 6
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

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