Collin Martin, a professional soccer player, made sports headlines two years ago after coming out publically while playing for the Minnesota United. That held historic significance because it made him the only out player in all five major sports organizations.
Canadian Olympian Markus Thormeyer wrote an inspiring essay to Outsports in which he documents his struggle with training and bonding with team members while still in the closet and what it took for him to finally come out.
The San Francisco 49ers beat the Green Bay Packers and made history over the weekend.
Assistant coach of the 49ers Katie Sowers, 33, will take the team to Super Bowl LIV in Miami on Feb. 2 to go up against the Kansas City Chiefs. Along with her victory goes the title of the first female coach and the first openly gay coach to do so.
Late last month Mattel successfully merged into the 21st century with a new genderless Creatable World doll line, some have praised the toys for their ability to allow children to decide the sex of their dolls if any, but some have said that's not a good thing.