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The World OutGames Are Coming to Miami Beach in 2017

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Aug 16
Check you calendars and make your plans, sport fans: The World OutGames are coming to Miami Beach in 2017. What does it take to plan such a big event? This Hotspots Exclusive Interview aims to find out.

Sports Announcer Charges Out of the Closet

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 3
Mark McAdams has been an announcer for the UK channel Sky Sports for the better part of a decade. And, he's revealed in a recent interview, he's gay -- and always has been.

Dinah Hosts Gay Games 9 "Victory Party"

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
On August 13, the legendary Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend -- the biggest lesbian event of its kind in the world -- will host the only official Gay Games-sanctioned women party in Cleveland, Ohio.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 6
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

Fashion Experts Weigh In On World Cup Jersys

SPORTS | By Janie McCauley | Jun 13
The World Cup uniforms will provide a carnival of color and fashion, from Brazil’s bright yellow jerseys to the Netherlands’ classic orange to Croatia’s red checkered home kit and the superhero-inspired looks of Mexico.

Michael Sam Saga Expected To Expand NFL Fan Base

NATIONAL | By David Crary | May 19
The milestone has made gay fans more enthusiastic and already is drawing newcomers into the fold. Many may become Rams fans or - like Guequierre - henceforth consider St. Louis "my second favorite team."

Donald Trump Not Thrilled About Michael Sam Kissing His Boyfriend

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | May 12
Real estate tycoon and comb-over queen Donald Trump says that the kiss between Michael Sam and his partner Vito Cammisano was "pretty out there."

Sports Talk Radio Show on LGBT Issues To Debut

SPORTS | By Rachel Cohen | Apr 9
The premiere of "The Outfield" this weekend on satellite radio will open with a discussion of Derrick Gordon, the UMass guard who on Wednesday became the first openly gay Division I men’s basketball player.

Baseball Fan, 78, Comes Out

CULTURE | By Roger Brigham | Feb 21
When lifelong baseball fan Norm Coleman, who recently turned 78, read about football star Michael Sam’s coming out, he decided to be part of the sea change slowly coming over sports.

What the Puck? Gay Hockey Draws Mixed Membership

For a moment, the gay slur muttered by a hockey opponent during a game last year stung like an exposed limb against ice."It was directed at one of our straight players," recalled Lloyd Newman, president of the Ohio Mayhem

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