Dustin Lance Black and Tom Daley are expecting their first child

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Dustin Lance Black and Tom Daley are expecting their first child.

The couple posted a photo on Instagram of themselves holding a sonogram picture to announce the big news.

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Eric Radford becomes first out athlete to win gold at Winter Olympics

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Canadian Eric Radford has made history as the first openly gay athlete to win gold at the Winter Olympics.

Radford, 33, and his partner Meagan Duhamel won the medal for team figure skating for their free skate to “Hometown Glory” by Adele. The first ever openly gay athlete to win gold was Australian diver Matthew Mitcham who received the honor at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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Gus Kenworthy smooches Adam Rippon at Winter Olympics opening ceremony

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon brought the LGBT pride to the opening ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Kenworthy, 26, posted a few photos with Rippon from the official kick-off of the 2018 Winter Olympics. In one photo, Kenworthy kisses Rippon on the cheek.

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Out US skater Rippon wants Pence spat to take backseat to games

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Adam Rippon doesn’t want his monthlong dispute with Mike Pence over the vice president’s record on gay rights to overshadow his long-awaited Olympic performance.

Or those of the rest of the American team.

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Philly Eagles fans mistake gay bar for Eagles fan bar

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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On Super Bowl Sunday, a group of Philadelphia Eagles fans wandered into the Eagle Bolt Bar, a bar in downtown Minneapolis, thinking it was the perfect place to catch the game. However, instead of a Philadelphia Eagles fan bar the group found themselves in a gay bar.

Regular patrons found it amusing that the fans didn’t seem to realize where they were.

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Out radio host suspended for calling Tom Brady’s daughter ‘a pissant’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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WEEI has suspended Alex Reimer, an occasional host of the sports radio show “Kirk & Callahan” after Reimer called New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s five-year-old daughter Vivian “an annoying little pissant.”

Reimer, who came out as gay in 2016, made the comment on a different WEEI radio show about the documentary “Tom vs. Time” which featured Brady, his wife Gisele Bündchen and their daughter.

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Openly gay Olympian Adam Rippon has ‘no interest’ in fight with Pence

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Figure skater Adam Rippon insists he has no interest in “picking a fight” with Vice President Mike Pence, who has been chosen by the White House to lead the U.S. delegation at the Winter Olympics.

He’s not backing away from his beliefs, though.

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Out skier Gus Kenworthy qualifies for Winter Olympics

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Freeskier Gus Kenworthy qualified on Sunday to compete on the U.S. Olympic team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Kenworthy, 26, placed second at the last Olympic qualifier for freeski slopestyle earning him a spot on the Olympic team.

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Mike Parrow on being an openly gay wrestler, going viral and what he meant by “masculine-shaming”

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Mike Parrow is a 34-year-old professional wrestler in Orlando, Florida. At 6 feet, 4 inches and weighing in at over 300 pounds, he towers over most people he comes in contact with. While his outward appearance impresses confidence, inside Parrow spent years gripped by panic that those around him would discover a secret he was keeping: he is gay.

Parrow first faced that fear about four years ago after he met Morgan—the man who would eventually become his fiancée—by coming out to those closest to him: friends, family and some co-workers.

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Billie Jean King backs calls to rename Margaret Court Arena

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Billie Jean King thinks one of the main venues at the Australian Open should be renamed because of Margaret Court’s comments about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

King, a trailblazer for equality and diversity in tennis, said she had initially been a proponent of having Margaret Court Arena named in 2003 in recognition of the 24-time Grand Slam singles winner’s contribution to the sport.

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Andrew Christian emails Tom Daley’s leaked nude photos to customers

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Underwear brand Andrew Christian’s recent email blast featuring Tom Daley’s leaked nude photos has sparked controversy and been deemed unprofessional.

The 23-year-old British Olympic diver’s photos were reportedly taken in 2016 when he and now-husband Dustin Lance Black were on break for a few months.

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Pink will sing National Anthem at Super Bowl

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Pink is confirmed to sing the National Anthem for Super Bowl 52.

The NFL confirmed the news on Twitter on Monday.

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