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Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Dallas Cowboys Consider Adding Openly Gay Player Michael Sam To Practice Squad

The Dallas Cowboys are considering adding the NFL’s first openly gay player to their practice squad, if he can pass their physical.

09/02/2014

Derrick Gordon #2 of the Massachusetts Minutemen reacts to a play in the second half against the George Washington Colonials during the Quarterfinals of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament. (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

UMass Basketball Player Gordon Becomes 1st To Come Out As Gay

Gordon made the announcement in interviews with ESPN and Outsports on Wednesday. Gordon said he gained confidence by seeing an NBA team sign Jason Collins, who became the league’s first openly gay player when he joined the Brooklyn Nets this season.

04/09/2014

MK Nobilette from San Francisco, performing on the 2014 season of American Idol. (Facebook Fan Page)

San Francisco Woman Competes In ‘American Idol’ Finals; 1st Openly Gay Contestant

MK Nobilette performs Wednesday night, looking to advance in the competition.

03/19/2014

Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with Quinton Patton #11 after a touchdown in the third quarter against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kaepernick Says Teammates Won’t Care If Player Is Gay

If the 49ers end up drafting openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam, the team will look past his sexuality in hopes that he can help the red and gold return to the Super Bowl, according to comments from quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

02/18/2014

Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Sacramento Kings on December 30, 2012 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Openly Gay Former Stanford, NBA Player To Attend State Of The Union

An openly gay NBA player is among the guests who will sit with first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday when President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address.

01/27/2014

San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. (CBS)

USS Harvey Milk Resolution Approved By SF Supervisors

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution to name a Navy ship in honor of murdered San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, considered the nation’s first openly gay major public office holder.

05/22/2012

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