Tag: sports

Openly Gay Black Athlete’s Second Chance

ShareTweet Akil Patterson is a 28 years old, a Greco-Roman wrestler, University of Maryland wrestling coach and he is gay. He came out in January in a interview with Outsports.com which cover gays and lesbians in sports.  He was featured this week in the Baltimore Sun! Akil played football for the University of Maryland from […]

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Black Transgender Basketball Player on ESPN

ShareTweet ESPN is featuring a story on black transgender NCAA basketball player Kye Allums on Sunday’s ‘Outside the Lines.’   OutSports has been following Kye’s story, since he came out as transgender in November 13, 2010.  According to the site, Kye Allums introduced himself to the NCAA basketball world at the Best Buy Classic in Minneapolis […]

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Former NFL Player Comes Out in GLSEN’s “Changing the Game”

ShareTweet Former NFL player Wade Davis comes out of the closet in support of GLSEN’s new “Changing the Game” initiative. Davis played for the National Football League from 2000-2004 – first with the Tennessee Titans, and later with the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins.  Or at least we think this is the first time […]

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Gay Guide to Super Bowl XLV

ShareTweet Super Bowl Sunday!  Are you clueless about sports?  Our friends at OutSports.com, came out with “Super Bowl XLV for the Clueless: The gay guide to the big game.” In it, you’ll learn about the quarterbacks, the coaches, the fans and more importantly, the site breaks down the hotties to watch during the game, saying: […]

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Charles Barkley: “God Bless the Gay People”

ShareTweet NBA legend Charles Barkley is pro-gay and ain’t afraid to talk about it.  This video was circulating around the Internet last week, but Charles has been very open about his support for the LGBT community AND gay marriage for awhile. In his latest pro-gay message, he said…. “You know, people try to make it […]

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Openly Gay, Black Wrestler

ShareTweet OutSports is one of our favorite sites for a reason… they are always profiling openly gay athletes, helping to break down stereotypes about what it means to be gay, straight and/or athletic. They recently profiled the coming out story of Akil Patterson.  He was a college football player that struggled with his sexual identity. […]

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