Skier Gus Kenworthy, who won a silver medal at the Sochi Olympics and also saved all the puppies, announced today that he is gay.
Dale Scott, who has been an MLB umpire for the last 29 years, quietly came out as gay two months ago. He was profiled in the October issue of Referee Magazine, and when he was asked to submit some non-umpiring photos, he sent them the one above, in which Scott is posing with his husband and partner of 28 years.
Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter on the UMass men's basketball team, has announced that he is gay.
This account of an affair between two men who played together on the Washington Redskins in the late '60s/early '70s is heartbreaking. It comes from the NFL Network's episode of A Football Life profiling player Jerry Smith, who remained publicly closeted for his entire life (Smith died of AIDS in 1986).