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Cyd Zeigler

  • joined Jun 29, 2012
  • last login Apr 16, 2014
  • posts 3143
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Cyd Zeigler is co-founder of Outsports.com. Contribute to the Huffington Post, Out magazine 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
Email: cydzeiglerjr@gmail.com
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

College lacrosse player comes out in fun ways

While nobody quite knew how to handle a gay player when Richards came out, the entire Kenyon lacrosse team now again calls him their lax bro.

LGBT sports Google hangout Wednesday at 3pmET

Jason Collins, Wade Davis, Layshia Clarendon, Ben Cohen & Anna Aagenes round out an all-star panel talking about the environment in sports

Tonight: NFL show embraces Jerry Smith's gayness

NFL Films decided to produce the documentary on Smith in large part because he was gay in hopes of creating a push to get him into the Hall Of Fame.

Bengals punter in a Speedo. Again.

Zoltan Mesko last showed off his dogs and a Speedo last May when he was with the Patriots.

How ESPN & Grantland failed the trans community

There are basic rules on reporting about and discussing trans people every sportswriter should live by. Bill Simmons' crew broke them all with last week's article on the inventor of a golf putter.

NHL commish gives lengthy interview on gays

Gary Bettman says he doesn't know why no current or former NHL players are out, but he is confident in the league's culture one someone does.

Putin reiterates: Being gay is not illegal

Gay Olympic attendees may be left alone by the government, but no one is asking Putin about cracking down on the gangs that are attacking gay people with seemingly little consequence.

Caitlin Cahow & gay rights at the Golden Globes

At NBC's Gold Meets Golden afterparty, Cahow and Jason Collins spread the message of inclusion in sports.

Boycotters wanted this performance out of Olympics

Everyone seems to be talking about the US Figure Skating Championships performance of 19-year-old Jason Brown

Semi-pro soccer player Liam Davis comes out as gay

The Gainsborough Trinity midfielder was inspired by the coming out of Thomas Hitzlsperger.

CNN & TSN air gay athlete specials

Two non-American stations will tell the stories of various gay and lesbian athletes, and the struggles they have faced, starting Saturday.

All NHL teams now rep'd in You Can Play videos

Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog makes it a clean sweep: All NHL teams have been represented in the anti-homophobia campaign.

TV roundup: Chris Kluwe, Aaron Rodgers, Boitano

Gay men in sports were a hot topic on television in the last week

Ex-pro soccer player Thomas Hitzlsperger is gay

Hitzlsperger also played in Germany's Bundesliga and becomes one of the very few European soccer players to come out.

Victor Cruz welcomes gay teen to Giants lockerroom

Giants star wide receiver Victor Cruz visits with gay bullied teen Joey Kemmerling and talks about their shared experiences as bullied teens.

'The U' welcomes LGBT athletes

The University of Miami Hurricanes make powerful, inclusive You Can Play video

Isiah Thomas' gay son, Zeke, is NBA All-Star DJ

Zeke talks with Michael Musto about the state of the NBA and coming out to his Hall of Fame dad

Is Torrey Smith's use of 'queen' homophobic?

We're not sure Baltimore wide receiver Torrey Smith should be taken to task over the use of a word we hear all the time. Is "queen" even a slur?

NFL should allow all 10-win teams in playoffs

Have 10 wins during the regular season and still left out of the playoffs? Not under this plan!

Vikings hire chief justice for Kluwe investigation

Minnesota Vikings hire Eric Manguson and former DOJ attorney Chris Madel to investigate anti-gay accusations made against coach Mike Priefer

Kluwe: Exposing issues is only way to move forward

Kluwe tells Outsports he never had any problems with any teammates, and that Priefer's self defense is laffable

Is Aaron Rodgers gay?

Innocent speculation is one thing, but the attempted outing last week of Packers QB Aaron Rodgers does all harm and no good.

Vikings: Kluwe not released for LGBT activism

The Minnesota Vikings refute Chris Kluwe's claim that he was released for his activism on behalf of LGBT people.

Podcast: Big stories of '13 - Olympics, coming out

LGBT issues are set to dominate the Olympics...until the competitions start. And a slew of comings out in sports dominated the year.

Colorado State suspends coach for saying 'faggot'

Cameras caught Lupfer calling Washington State's quarterback a "faggot" during the New Mexico Bowl

Two gay players were on the 1993 Houston Oilers

Teammates and team executives knew about the gay players and everyone got along just fine.

Brian Boitano confirms he's gay

We will in fact have at least three out LGBT athletes as part of the White House delegation in Sochi

Belgian soccer launches anti-homophobia campaign

Robbie Rogers joins various Belgian sports groups to end homophobia in soccer in one of the world's current hotbeds for the sport

Players support gay coach with #BeTrue shirts

Anthony Nicodemo gets his first win as an openly gay coach with a 55-53 victory over Nanuet in stunning fasion

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