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T-minus 24 hours! The gay footballer who’s been peeking out from the closet for the past few weeks is apparently making his big reveal on Wednesday, July 24. On Sunday, July 21, he tweeted “24.07.19 ????.” This still-anonymous Twitter account, purported to belong to a gay English Football League player, first got our attention with a July 5 announcement. “I’m a professional footballer, playing for a club in the ,” that tweet read. “I will be revealing my identity soon, but I...

He’s coming out, and he wants the world to know. An anonymous Twitter user claiming to be a gay English Football League player says he’s getting ready to publicly come out and has been cluing in his loved ones in the meantime. “I’m a professional footballer, playing for a club in the . I will be revealing my identity soon, but I am a proud gay man, hoping to break the mould,” the user wrote on July 5. “I am...
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Jake Bain is openly gay and proud College footballer Jake Bain shared his story with Ellen about coming out as gay in school. Bain made headlines in 2017 when he came out as gay to his high school classmates at John Burroughs School in Missouri. Now he’s playing Division I football at Indiana State University. https://www.instagram.com/p/BIYIAc4De3Z/?utm_source=ig_embed He appeared on Ellen yesterday (7 January) to share how his life has changed since. On coming out to his football team, Bain said: ‘I had a lot of...
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Collin Martin is the only actively playing 'out' footballer in the US professional league Professional footballer, Collin Martin, came out as gay hours before his club played a special ‘Pride Night’ match last week. However, he was left on the subs bench and didn’t take part in the game in the end. Neither the club, Minnesota United, nor the player have given an explanation as to why the star was left out of such an important game. The move, though, has prompted...
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Do you think having an out gay footballer will help young LGBTI people? An Australian comedian who shared his story of having sex with a closeted footballer says its time one came out of the closet publicly. In his own words, Joel Creasey is ‘Australia’s 7th most famous gay man’ and he shared the story of his sexual exploits in his 2017 book, Tasty. Creasey slept with a footballer from the Australian Football League (AFL). AFL is a football code in invented...
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'There is still a lot of work to be done' Harrison Wilkerson grew up in North Carolina and loved competitive gymnastics. He started playing soccer and football as a kid but said he never lost his passion for cheerleading. Wilkerson told GSN: ‘I was always interested in the tumbling and stunting aspects of cheering but never had the opportunity to pursue these interests further until college.’ When he got to high school, he made the football team as a kicker. But he says...
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Premier League footballer Mason Holgate is facing a potential ban after authorities opened an investigation into his homophobic tweets. The Everton defender called people “fag,” “faggotttttttttt,” “a batty” and “battyboy” in the posts, which were made in 2012 and 2013. The Football Association will look into the tweets – which surfaced after the 21-year-old was involved in a fiery on-pitch coming-together with Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino on Friday – according to The Times. Holgate deleted his Twitter account after the posts were...
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What an inspiring story! Jake Bain, the star football player at John Burroughs High School in St. Louis, Missouri, came out in an emotional speech delivered at a school assembly back in October. He said: "Most people don't have to come out. Most people don't have to worry they'll be judged simply based on who they're attracted to." And now, just a few months later, he's signed on to play football for Indiana State. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc70DHkAO54/ Speaking to KSDK, Bain explained that he came out to...
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Which means… Abs. If there’s anyone who could quite literally make us salivate at the mouth like a dog in heat, it’s Cristiano Ronaldo – that body is just a work of art, isn’t it? The Real Madrid footballer reached 100 million followers on Instagram in May, making him the fourth most followed person on the social media app, as well as the most followed male. Is it hard to see why? Not at all. Just look at his new Instagram photo… https://www.instagram.com/p/BV_95tFlVz2/ And...
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A closeted footballer faces homophobia on the pitch in short film WONDERKID. Broadchurch star Chris Mason plays a gay professional footballer at the launch of his new career in a fictional London team, as he struggles with his sexuality in the masculine and often homophobic sporting world. WONDERKID came about as part of the #BEYOURSELF campaign to raise awareness about homophobia in sport, particularly the lack of openly gay footballers out of the 5,000 players in the UK. The film has been...
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"Soon." Famed footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is no stranger to showing some skin, but now the Real Madrid strike is taking it all off. He teased some revealing images from an upcoming nude photo shoot on Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/p/BSdPDOClXrR/ In one shot, he’s sprawled out on a Le Corbusier chair with an arm behind his head, and only someone’s hand blocking our view. The accompanying caption reads “Soon,” taunting us with more to come. Another image gives us a view of Ronaldo’s impressive back. https://www.instagram.com/p/BSbmXqZlmSX/ Maybe all...
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Cristiano Ronaldo shows no sign of slowing down as he celebrates his 32nd birthday today (February 5). There’s no denying that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest football players in the world, and the sportstar turns 32 today (February 5) and shows no signs of slowing down. Take a look at some of Ronaldo’s hottest ever moments below in celebration of his birthday. https://twitter.com/MundialMag/status/797511062497198080?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Yes Ronaldo, you look good… Source
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The UK’s first openly gay footballer has spoken out about his experience of coming out – and it’s not positive. Liam Davis, a winger for Gainsborough Trinity, came out in an interview with the Lincolnshire Echo. But he’s now said it’s not been easy coming out. Commenting on Greg Clarke’s comments about gay players coming out, the semi pro player says being the first out player is like being a “sacrificial lamb”. Davis told SunSport: “Although, in principle, I welcome the sentiment of...
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Out gay footballer Robbie Rogers is to marry his boyfriend. Rogers and his TV producer partner Greg Berlanti announced their engagement in a moving Instagram post. “Thank you to everyone before us that made this moment possible,” Rogers wrote in his post. https://www.instagram.com/p/BOsUeHoBEWR/?taken-by=robbierogers His partner also shared a moving post about the news as they welcomed in 2017. “I feel extremely lucky and blessed to end 2016 engaged to the love of my life. Happy New Year!” he wrote. “For me it (is) the year...

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