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London Olympics to feature 10 out athletes

The number of openly gay and lesbian athletes at the 2012 London Summer Olympics is on par with the totals for Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008.

Houston Texan linebacker supports LGBT causes

Connor Barwin is proof of how attitudes about gay issues are changing in sports. After Outsports wrote about his tweets supporting same-sex marriage, he became the first pro team sport athlete to ever contact Outsports to talk about gay issues.

First openly gay pro athlete issues a challenge to all sports

The aim of the openly gay professional lacross player's push, is to stop the use of homophobic language in sports. This language contributes to an unfriendly environment for gay athletes, and that environment is what has driven so many gay athletes from sports.