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Jason Collins: 'I Came Out Privately to the Clinton Family' Before Coming Out to the World

Jul 26
During an impassioned address at the Democratic National Convention Monday night, ex-NBA star Jason Collins told the crowd in Philadelphia that he revealed that he was gay to the Clinton family before going public with the news.

Blame Game Follows NBA's Removal of Charlotte All-Star Game

By Jonathan Drew and Anna Gronewold | Jul 23
The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign.

Homo History 101: Summer Olympics Edition

By Pier Angelo | Jul 23
The news that the Rio Olympics will feature 33 out LGBT athletes is welcome -- but LGBT Olympians have always been part of the picture.

Top Massachusetts Lawmaker Makes Play for NBA All-Star Game

Jul 22
The league announced Thursday that it's moving the game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.

NBA Moving All-Star Game Out of Charlotte, Cites Anti-LGBT Law

Jul 22
The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

Ex-WADA President Says Russia Should Not Got to Rio Olympics

By Dennis Passa | Jul 21
Former World Anti-Doping Agency president John Fahey says it should be a "clear-cut" decision: Russia should not be allowed to compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

33 LGBT Athletes to Compete in Rio Olympics

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 21
Achieving record-level numbers, The 2016 Summer Olympics will feature the largest number of LGBT athletes, according to OutSports.

Russia Says Final Decision on Olympic Ban Expected Sunday

Jul 20
Russia's top Olympic official says he expects a final decision by Sunday on whether the entire Russian team will be banned from next month's games in Rio.

Olympics Marketers Go For The Gold

By Mae Anderson | Jul 17
Prepare to be inspired. After all, it's Olympic ad time. Olympics marketers from Coca-Cola to Samsung are pulling out all the stops this summer, stuffing scores of athletes into ads and telling tearjerker stories.

Tim Tebow: Speaking Slot at Trump Convention 'a Rumor'

By Steve Peoples and Jill Colvin | Jul 15
Thursday morning he was among the biggest stars featured on Donald Trump's convention lineup. Thursday night, Tim Tebow declared his attendance at next week's Republican National Convention was nothing more than "a rumor."

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