One legendary skateboarder is breaking the norms of the male-dominated hyper-masculine world of skateboarding by coming out as gay.
As a follow-up to a column we published in 2014 “Famous Actors Who Never Came Out, And A Few Who Finally Did,” SFGN takes a look back on Queers who made their mark in the film and theater industries of generations past.
Related: Famous Actors Who Never Came Out, And A Few Who Finally Did
Many of these actors were forced to live in the closet or face banishment from their professions--but some did manage to venture out.
There’s now a gay face in the hyper-masculine sport of racing.
(CNN) -- The first step is always the hardest -- but the second is just as challenging.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Michael Sam received a standing ovation when he appeared on the arena video boards during Missouri's basketball game against Tennessee on Saturday.
DELL RAPIDS, S.D. (AP) — A volleyball and baseball coach at St. Mary High School in Dell Rapids who has publicly announced he's gay says he feels elated, though he worries it might affect his employment at the private Catholic school.
Over the past 10 years, Shawn Thomas has received critical acclaim and recognition for his music and his service to the community. He’s made a name for himself in the Contemporary Christian music world by not only being an out singer and songwriter, but for sharing his story of coming to terms with his sexuality and his faith.
PHOENIX (AP) — A veteran Arizona lawmaker who was a vocal critic of a bill that touched off a national debate over discrimination came out as gay on Wednesday, saying "I wanted to let everyone know I am gay, I'm a Latino and I'm a state senator and it's OK."
he 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.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.
Embattled Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis having gay friends sounds like an oxymoron. But according to the woman herself, she has a few GBFFs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Grey has publicly announced at age 82 that he is gay.
We may soon have more LGBT representation in the professional soccer community.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- CEO Tim Cook explained to Stephen Colbert on Tuesday why Apple is giving more to charity than it did under his predecessor, Steve Jobs.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon says in a televised interview that he is gay.
NEW YORK -- Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon became a better basketball player and a better teammate this season, and he credits both to having the courage to play as an openly gay man.
(EDGE) In a very moving video, gay YouTube star Davey Wavey speaks with a 96-year-old man who is a Holocaust survivor and came out as gay just last year. He's also the subject of an upcoming documentary called "On My Way Out."
WASHINGTON — The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player's decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama's spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as a courageous and inspirational athlete.
Pamela Landi has been hired as Wilton Manors’ new assistant city manager.
Professional wrestling legend Pat Petterson of the WWE has come out as gay, TMZ reports.
The Yankee’s manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday that Major League Baseball would welcome an openly gay player, just days after National Football League prospect Michael Same came out, the New York Daily News reports.
Kurt on Glee
Chris Colfer, 23, doesn't just play a gay role on TV, he is gay. From the beginning, Colfer has been honest about who he is. He's seen no career backlash, and in fact has become a role model and hero for LGBT youth.
The handsome YouTube sensation Connor Franta made his own headlines this week after uploading a video called "Coming Out" where the 22-year-old Internet star revealed that he is gay.
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