Tag Archives: Outsports

Minor League Pitcher: I Quit The Sport Because Teammates Talked About Murdering Gays [VIDEO]

Via Yahoo Sports: Last season, gay minor-league pitcher Tyler Dunnington stepped away from baseball after dealing with hateful speech from teammates and coaches. In an email to Cyd Zeigler of Outsports, Dunnington detailed why he felt he needed to leave the game he loved. Dunnington was not out to his teammates when he played, and that led to some awkward, ...

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HomoQuotable – Cyd Zeigler

“Asking the United States and other nations to boycott the Olympics simply punishes 19-year-old athletes, not Vladamir Putin. Buying Ketel One instead of Stolichnaya might take a swipe at a business owner in Moscow or a factory worker in St. Petersburg, but it’s just a pesky mosquito to the Russian government. And caviar? Who eats it anyway? To make a ...

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Mainstream Outlet Buys Gay Sports Site

The long-running Outsports has a big announcement. Outsports has been purchased by Vox Media, which publishes SBNation.com and its 320 fan-focused and team oriented sports blogs along with tech/culture site The Verge and gaming site Polygon. Outsports will now be a part of SB Nation. Cyd and Jim are still running the site and we have editorial control. Vox gives ...

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ESPN Airs Gay Kiss After Pro Bowling Champion Wins Final Match

On Sunday ESPN aired the Pro Bowling Association finals in the World Series Of Bowling where the sports network may have made some history. Jim Buzinski writes at OutSports: In what might be a first, ESPN this weekend showed an openly gay male pro athlete kissing his husband and they did not shy away from describing the relationship. The event ...

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German Anti-Homophobia In Sports Poster

Via Outsports.

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Olympics Hopeful Comes Out

Olympics hopeful Josh Dixon wants to be the first out American gymnast in the history of the games. Outsports reports: The Stanford grad took a big step toward that goal at the U.S. Men’s Qualifier on Saturday in Colorado Springs, finishing second overall out of the 72 competitors. He also tied for wins in two events: floor exercise and high ...

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We Were Long Overdue…..

…for another gay blog impostor. Anybody remember the gay firefighter dad of two adopted sons who turned out to be a Canadian grandmother? UPDATE: Michael Triplett at Mediaite recaps the story nicely.

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Friendly Voices – Hudson Taylor

Nationally ranked college wrestler Hudson Taylor is a passionate advocate for LGBT rights, to the point where he even competed with the HRC logo on his headgear. Via Outsports: When Hudson Taylor proposed to Lia Alexandra Mandaglio, it was fitting that it was the same night they saw the movie “Milk.” The story about a pioneering gay rights advocate meant ...

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