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NFL Pride event held in Los Angeles this week

John Cora (left) and Michael Castor (right) with Esera Tuaolo.

In Los Angeles on Wednesday, the National Football League held their sophomore NFL Pride event in which athletes talked about being gay and closeted in the industry.

NFL players Dave Kppay and Esra Tuaolo were among the attendees, both men opened up in a “fireside chat” with moderator Kirk  Walker an openly gay UCLA softball coach.

Openly gay Tom Daley takes gold in Budapest

Openly gay diver Tom Daley won the gold medal in Budapest last week

In a tense final dive against Aisen Chen, whom he failed to beat in the Rio 2016 Olympic event, Daley felt the pressure but remained confident.  

Gay hockey fans tie knot in professional ice rink

Dwayne Smoot, left, and Eric Pinder get hitched on ice. .

The ice rink seems like a cold place to begin a life together, but Eric Pinder and Dwayne Smoot heated up the Amway Center in Orlando with their wedding vows.

Both men wore hockey jerseys and the priest made a perfect referee as the two maybe became the first same-sex couple to perform a marriage ceremony in a professional hockey arena

NCAA Division II basketball player comes out

Derek Schell is a Division II college basketball player at Hillsdale College in Michigan. He’s a brother, an artist, a student, a Christian, a brother and a son. And, as he revealed in a letter to Outsports, he’s also gay.