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Michael Sam Cut by the St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam Cut by the St. Louis Rams

Originally posted 08/30/2014 05:05PM

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

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Jane Lynch on Her Sexuality: 'It Was Almost Like I Had a Disease'

Jane Lynch on Her Sexuality: 'It Was Almost Like I Had a Disease'

Originally posted 05/19/2014 11:50AM

Jane Lynch plays strong and confident Sue Sylvester on Glee, but she wasn't always as self-assured as the cheerleading coach she portrays on TV.

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Coming Out in Sports: How Two Soccer Teammates and Fiancées are Inspiring Others

Gay Soccer Teammates and Fiancées: 'Everyone Wants to Be Accepted'

Originally posted 05/18/2014 05:15PM

Unlike many pro athletes a generation ago, when soccer players Joanna Lohman and Lianne Sanderson came out in their early twenties, their families, friends and teammates were more than accepting.

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Coming Out In Sports: WNBA's Brittney Griner 'Felt Like Half of Me Wasn't Accepted'

WNBA's Brittney Griner on Being a Gay Athlete: I Felt Like Half of Me Wasn't Accepted

Originally posted 05/16/2014 05:00PM

Brittney Griner's basketball skills took her to the top of her sport, helping her college team win a national championship at Baylor and becoming the No. 1 pick of the Phoenix Mercury in the 2013 WNBA draft.

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Coming Out in Sports: Billy Bean Regrets Quitting Major League Baseball Over Gay Secret

Billy Bean Regrets Quitting Major League Baseball Rather Than Coming Out

Originally posted 05/15/2014 02:45PM

Billy Bean still wishes he'd handled things differently back in 1995 when he quit baseball, rather than tell his teammates that he is gay.

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Coming Out in Sports: Michael Sam Made His Decision Sooner Than He'd Planned

Michael Sam: I Was Going to Come Out After the NFL Draft

Originally posted 05/14/2014 12:10PM

Michael Sam told the world he was gay sooner than he intended.

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NFL Has Its First Openly Gay Player – Michael Sam Drafted by St. Louis Rams

Michael Sam Drafted by St. Louis Rams to Become the NFL's First Openly Gay Player

Originally posted 05/10/2014 07:15PM

Michael Sam made NFL history Saturday night.

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Matt Bomer Opens Up About 2011 Wedding & Coming Out

Matt Bomer: Marrying Partner in 2011 'Was Good for Our Family'

Originally posted 05/06/2014 06:45PM

Earlier this month, Matt Bomer surprised fans by revealing he has been married for years. Now, the White Collar actor is opening up about his wedding – and his journey to coming out.

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Olympic Diver Tom Daley Reveals Happy Relationship with a Man

Olympic Diver Tom Daley Reveals Happy Relationship with a Man

Originally posted 12/02/2013 11:05AM

Olympic diver Tom Daley is so happy in his new relationship, he wanted to share it with his fans.

In a YouTube video released on Monday, the British Olympian, 19, says, "come spring this year, my life changed massively when I met someone and it made me feel so happy, so safe ... That someone is a guy."

Daley says in the five-minute clip that he wanted "to put an end to all the rumors and speculation, and just say it, tell you guys," adding "is it a big deal? I don't think so."

"Of course I still fancy girls, but right now, I'm dating a guy, and I couldn't be happier," he said.

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Maria Bello: I'm in Love with a Woman Named Clare

Maria Bello Is Dating Clare Munn

Originally posted 12/02/2013 09:45AM

When Maria Bello first met Clare Munn, she had an "immediate connection."

"I didn't think of it as romantic or sexual," Bello says in a New York Times column published Sunday titled Coming Out As A Modern Family. "She was one of the most beautiful, charming, brilliant, and funny people I had ever met, but it didn't occur to me that we could perhaps choose to love each other romantically."

The actress has a 12-year-old son, Jackson, from her former relationship with Dan McDermott and says she struggled with how to tell her only child about her relationship with a woman.

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