Gay Sports News, Out Athletes and Gay Games

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The world of sports hasn't always been so supportive of the LGBTQ community, but things are changing, and that's exactly why it's more important than ever for Hornet to cover all the latest breakthroughs in gay sports news. Every culture seems to love watching people compete. Today sports events draw massive crowds and millions of viewers on TV as we watch athletes compete to be the best. Though the LGBTQ community has long been on the outside of the professional sporting world for generations — and being "out" was simply out of the question for most pro athletes — the world now has more openly gay sports stars than ever. Take a look at all the ways the world of sports and the LGBTQ community are coming together. Everyone in the LGBTQ community can find something to appreciate about the nature of competition. Take a stroll through our favorite gay moments from all things gay sports.
Sports
10 Things I Learned by Joining a Gay Men’s Wrestling Group

After a lifetime of whacking off to pro-wrestling, I joined a local gay wrestling group. It wasn’t as erotic as I thought, but here’s what I learned

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History
Grappling With Homophobia: A Short, Campy History of 9 Gay Pro-Wrestling Characters

These 9 gay wrestling characters from U.S. pro-wrestling show the sport’s uneasy relationship with homosexuality (although some of them are kinda great)

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Sports
Baseball’s First Out Player, Glenn Burke, Created the High-Five, Briefly a Symbol of Gay Pride

The high-five was invented by Glenn Burke at a Dodgers game in 1977, but what many people don’t know is that Burke was also the first openly gay player

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Gay Games, Heading to Hong Kong in 2022

While November 2022 may seem far off, LGBTQ athletes the world over are training and working hard ahead of the Gay Games’ 11th installment, set to take place in Hong Kong. More than 10,000 athletes are expected to gather for the big occasion, making it the world’s largest sports and[…]

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