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Swedish athlete abandons rainbow nails

The Swedish high jumper who painted her fingernails in the colors of the rainbow to support gay rights at the…

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Puerto Rico gay boxer Orlando Cruz to marry

Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz has proposed marriage to his partner after announcing last year that he is gay.

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Athletes at worlds sport rainbow fingernails

At least two Swedish athletes at the world championships in Moscow competed with rainbow-colored fingernails Thursday, showing support for gays…

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FIFA asks World Cup host Russia to explain anti-gay law

FIFA has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for "clarification and more details" about a new anti-gay law,…

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Billie Jean King talks life ahead of PBS profile

Billie Jean King said Tuesday that she couldn't have revealed herself as being gay in the 1970s because it would…

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Gay athletes at UGA mostly silent; support grows

The goalie on Georgia's club ice hockey team first told a couple of members of the squad personally and then…

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Diving great Greg Louganis to marry in fall

Former gay Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.

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NBA’s Collins throws out ceremonial first pitch

Jason Collins, the first active athlete to come out as being gay in one of the four U.S. major professional…

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Pacers’ Hibbert fined for using gay slur

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert was fined $75,000 on Sunday by the NBA for using a gay slur and cursing…

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Player from small Kansas school announces he’s gay

Messersmith is a 6-foot-7 shot-blocking specialist from tiny Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. He also is believed to be the…

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