Cyd Zeigler

  • joined Jun 29, 2012
  • last login Aug 01, 2014
  • posts 3281
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Cyd Zeigler is co-founder of Contribute to the Huffington Post, Out magazine, Playboy and The Advocate. Have appeared on CNN, ESPN and in Sports Illustrated and the New York Times to name a few.

Big NFL fan (go Pats). Live in LA with my partner and two cats.

Phone: 323-841-8293
Twitter: @cydzeigler

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Boston Celtics
  • NFL New England Patriots
  • NCAAF Stanford Cardinal
  • NCAAB Stanford Cardinal
  • Golf Tiger Woods
  • Tennis Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
  • MLS Chivas USA
  • Summer Olympics USA Track & Field, Usain Bolt
User Blog

Esera Tuaolo serving up Hawaiian food in Minnesota this weekend

Chef Esera Tuaolo | Uptown Art Fair from Dan Riggs on Vimeo.

If you're in Minneapolis this weekend, head over to former NFL Player Esera Tuaolo's booth at the Uptown Art Fair.

NBA referee Violet Palmer comes out as gay


Palmer will this season be the first openly gay person to officiate in one of the "Big Four" sports.

Outsports Podcast: NFL fining gay slurs, Gay Games


The NFL is penalizing gay slurs 15 yards on the field. Plus, we look ahead to the Gay Games.

Will media stop bullshit questions of Mike Sam?


Members of the media continue to do the profession injustice by asking kindergarten questions about Michael Sam because he's gay.

Michael Sam's special-teams prospects for the Rams


Michael Sam has dropped 15 pounds and worked on special-teams skills, which has Rams coordinator John Fassel interested in the openly gay NFL rookie.


Gay Games 9 kicks off in Cleveland next week

The Gay Games are returning to the Midwest, arriving in Cleveland with the Opening Ceremony on Aug. 9.


David Tyree does not support conversion therapy

David Tyree called me this weekend. I believe everything he told us last week through his statements to Wade Davis.

Lesbian couple: Univ. of Richmond discriminated


Former Univ. of Richmond basketball players Leah Johnson and Miah Register allege they were the victims of homophobia and racism while they were at the school. Their new organization aims to bring...

John Amaechi encourages Brits to partake in basketball


Openly gay former NBA player John Amaechi is offering a free day of basketball coaching to encourage youth to engage in the sport that made him famous - basketball. You can read all the details here at HoopFix.

Stephen A. Smith: 'Tony Dungy happens to be right'


Stephen A. Smith says Tony Dungy was right to say he didn't want Michael Sam on his football team. No one should be remotely surprised that Smith would say this. He has never been a friend of the LGBT community.

Interesting that Skip Bayless also says he supports Dungy's "spiritual views."

David Tyree 'evolving' on gay issues


David Tyree said he never really understood 'conversion therapy' and simply repeated what he'd been told. Now, he doesn't think anyone needs "that kind of therapy."


Jason Collins responds to Tony Dungy brilliantly

Tony Dungy doesn't want Michael Sam on his team. Collins says that's not how people in pro sports should conduct themselves.


Michael Sam's perfect response to Tony Dungy

Michael Sam uses humor and respect in responding to Tony Dungy.

Tony Dungy supported Michael Vick's TV show


Tony Dungy champions a dog-killing born-again Christian with a TV show but shuns a gay man with a TV show.

Tony Dungy blames Oprah for Michael Sam comments


Tony Dungy says Michael Sam wouldn't be a distraction to his team, but he wouldn't want him on his team because he's a distraction.

Dungy: I don't agree with Jason Collins' lifestyle


Tony Dungy made it clear last year that he doesn't agree with people being gay in their lives.

Olympic hopeful gets 'super power' from coming out


Connor Taras, a sprint kayaker, was kept from the 2012 Olympics by his struggles in the closet. Since coming out as gay last year, Taras has found a new "gay super power." Look out, 2016.


Tony Dungy: Yep, I'm still a homophobe

Tony Dungy's homophobia and leadership failures shine through in anti-Michael Sam comments

Chris Kluwe & Minnesota Vikings all looking bad


The pissing contest between the Minnesota Vikings and Chris Kluwe no longer feels like it's about helping gay athletes.


Watch: ESPN's Michael Sam short doc ESPYs film

ESPN produced a fantastic package on Michael Sam's life. They broadcast it before the openly gay NFL player accepted his ESPY.


Trans woman, sister of Clippers guard, is murdered

The murder of Mia Henderson, a trans woman, raises a bunch of issues.

Podcast: Sam's ESPY, MLB hires Billy Bean


Michael Sam accepted an ESPY Award for his courage, while Billy Bean was hired by Major League Baseball to head up diversity issues. Where does this now leave baseball in the race for inclusion?

'Rent Boy' soccer chant painted as anti-gay


With the attention paid to the 'puto' World Cup chant, some are now claiming that 'rent boy' targeting Chelsea F.C. players is anti-gay.

Michael Sam's tears were real, and so were yours


Michael Sam accepted ESPN's Arthur Ashe Courage Award for coming out as gay before the NFL Draft. Now he sets out to write the final act in this transformative year in sports.

Who will present Arthur Ashe Award to Michael Sam?


I strongly recommended a tough or religious NFL player to present the Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Michael Sam.

Jason Page gets nightly NBC Sports Radio show


NBC Sports doesn't shy away from propping up openly gay sports radio host Jason Page, who has previous experience with ESPN and Sirius/XM.

High school track coach comes out later in life


Jeff Sanborn coaches boys cross-country and boys and girls track & field at Wethersfield High School in Connecticut. He came out to his teams recently. It went without incident.

Billy Bean hired by Major League Baseball


Billy Bean, the openly gay former MLB player, will head up baseball's efforts to build a safe workplace for all as Ambassador For Inclusion. His efforts will touch on gay issues, as well as race,...

Vikings won't release info, Kluwe will sue


Chris Kluwe accused Vikings coaches of firing him due to his support of gay rights. Now the Vikings say they won't release their internal investigation. Kluwe says he'll sue the team.

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