British television personality Clare Balding said that being a lesbian has helped her career as a sportscaster.

July 11 2012 3:43 PM

There is a moment in just about every workday when we come across something sexy, gratuitous and completely pointless that we wish we could post but don't under the auspices of there being nothing lesbian about it and often there being no redeeming value. LA Sparks forward Candace Parker, US Women’s Soccer star Abby Wambach, and several stand outs from the US Women’s Volleyball team are just a handful of the 27 athletes who bared all in the upcoming 2012 ESPN: The Body issue, which will hit newsstands nationwide on Friday.

July 10 2012 4:39 PM

Olympian Hope Solo has been issued a public warning in the wake of a positive test result for the diuretic, Canrenone, a banned substance, according to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Solo accepted the warning, but claims that the test results, obtained during a June 15 urine sample, were purely accidental.

July 09 2012 8:28 PM

Out Magazine's Shana Naomi Krochmal did a terrific interview with Diana Nyad, the 63-year-old long distance swimmer and out lesbian who will make her fourth attempt to swim the distance between Florida and Cuba later this summer. Here is an excerpt from the interview, which you can read in its entirety on Out. Com. Photos are by famed photographer Catherine Opie.

July 09 2012 7:54 PM

EDITOR'S NOTE: The U.S. Olympic Committee recently announced that Stephany Lee was dismissed from the U.S. wrestling team after testing positive for marijuana. Below is the article that went to print in the August issue, completed shortly after Lee qualified for the team in April.

July 03 2012 5:47 PM

US Women’s National Soccer team midfielder Megan Rapinoe came out as gay in an interview for Out Magazine’s sports issue. She opened up about her sexuality, her relationship status, and her crush on actress Tilda Swinton.

While Rapinoe has never hidden her sexuality she’s also never been asked publicly, she told Out. “I think they were trying to be respectful and that it’s my job to say, ‘I’m gay.’ Which I am. For the record: I am gay,” Rapinoe said.

But sorry ladies, she’s taken. She’s been dating her girlfriend, an Australian soccer player, for three years.

July 02 2012 3:00 PM

MTV’s reality series MADE transformed high school students into whatever they wanted to be – from football stars to student body presidents – in just a few weeks. MADE: Dream Bigger continues to follow personal transformations with the help of experts in each field, but the focus is on college students, recent college grads, and young adults who are trying to make it in the real world.

June 26 2012 6:47 PM

Swedish alpine skiing star Anja Paerson came out as a lesbian on Saturday as she announced that she and her long-time girlfriend Filippa are expecting a baby

June 25 2012 2:03 PM

The opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games is a little more than a month away, so with that, let’s take a closer look at just a few of the U.S. Women’s National Team gold medal hopefuls.

June 14 2012 3:47 PM

The Olympic ideal is to set aside disagreements every four years, but one division has some LGBT activists calling for certain countries to be expelled.

June 13 2012 4:39 PM