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Cyd Zeigler

  • joined Jun 29, 2012
  • last login Aug 26, 2014
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Cyd Zeigler is co-founder of Outsports.com. 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
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

Derrick Gordon's TED talk at UMass

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Derrick Gordon talked about being in the closet and coming out at UMass Amherst for a TEDx Talk.

College World Series umpire Van Raaphorst is gay

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Bill Van Raaphorst has been openly gay in collegiate baseball umpiring for years.

UN: Gay World Cup players should come out

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Despite homosexuality being punishable by death in various World Cup countries, the United Nations tells athletes they should come out.

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Watch: Powerful LGBT Sports Coalition video

The LGBT Sports Coalition held its third annual Nike LGBT Sports Summit in Portland, Ore., this past weekend. This video opened and closed the Summit. It reflected the vision of the Coalition to...

Nike selling out of #BETRUE line

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Nike increased the #BETRUE product over last year and it's selling out faster than ever.

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Watch: Calvin & Grant Hill on gay athletes

Grant Hill says some of the players in the NBA are less tolerant of the idea of a gay teammate than they have said publicly. Calvin Hill's experience with Jerry Smith and the Washington Redskins...

Podcast: World Cup preview & Robbie Rogers' season

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Josie Becker from LAG Confidential joins us to talk World Cup, Landon Donovan snub and Robbie Rogers' season that's gotten off to an injured start.

Andy Murray hires out lesbian Amelie Mauresmo

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Former Wimbledon champ Amelie Mauresmo will help Andy Murray defend his grasscourt title.

Nike releases #BETRUE to benefit LGBT sports

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Nike will donate up to $500k to the LGBT Sports Coalition from the sales of their #BETRUE collection.

YouTube launches #ProudToPlay campaign for pride

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Athletes like Jason Collins, John Amaechi and Kobe Bryant lend their voices to make sports the centerpiece of YouTube's Gay Pride campaign.

Read Christian univ. memo on expelled gay athlete

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William Jessup Univ. president John Jackson: "we are a voluntary community that has associated together with a clear commitment to submit to Biblical authority and to abide by certain standards of...

Burgess brothers support landmark homophobia study

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Groundbreaking study on homophobia in sport looking for LGBT athletes to respond to survey.

Penn State's former top football recruit is gay

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Antonio Logan-El, who never played for Penn State, is comfortable living as a gay man.

Outsports podcast: Gay Olympic luger joins us

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John Fennell came out earlier this week. He joins us on Outsports Radio.

Olympic luger John Fennell is gay

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John Fennell talks about being gay in Russia for the Olympics and the fear that instilled in him.

Poll: World Cup fans accept gay players

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The United States and Sweden are allegedly at opposite ends of soccer fan acceptance for gay World Cup players.

Politician: I know gays on Italy's World Cup team

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Alessandro Cecchi Paone says he knows of gay players on the Italian World Cup team.

Fallon Fox accepts Hetrick-Martin award

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Trans MMA fighter Fallon Fox gave a great acceptance speech at the Hetrick-Martin Institute dinner last year. She is an inspiration for us all!

Outsports Pocast: Collins, Tebow, Eagles' wieners

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We discuss Jason Collins' historic season, Tim Tebow's upset fans and rumors about Eagles' wieners.

WNBA launches Pride platform

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The WNBA's Pride program will culminate in a televised game between the Tulsa Shock and Chicago Sky on June 22.

Don Jones reinstated after anti-Sam tweet

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Dolphins safety Don Jones is back with the team after suspension for anti-Sam tweet.

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From The Bench, Ep. 3: Athletes flex their muscles

LeBron James and other NBA players forced the NBA to take a strong stance against Donald Sterling, even as Northwestern football players fight for their own rights.

Nick Foles has Eagles' biggest wiener - Barwin

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Eagles linebacker and funnyman Connor Barwin says Nick Foles is packin'.

Video: Sevilla soccer players lock lips after win

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Rakitic and Carrico certainly don't mind showing their affection.

People magazine highlights gay pro athletes

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Michael Sam, Joanna Lohman, Brittney Griner and Wade Davis are among those gay athletes highlighted by People magazine.

Kenneth Walsh chose his gay friend over tennis

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Blogger Kenneth Walsh from KennethInThe212 talks about having to choose between tennis and his "gay" friend.

Take this survey on homophobia in sport

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Organization aims to understand the state of homophobia in sport in various countries like never before.

Michael Sam press conference

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Watch live: St. Louis Rams will introduce Michael Sam today at 5:30pmET

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Video: How to talk to kids about Michael Sam

This is priceless. Yes, it should be easier to talk to your kids about a gay athlete than it is about convicts and rapists.

15-year-old comes out to dad as Sam is drafted

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Inspirational story posted on Facebook shows why Michael Sam being drafted into the NFL was so culturally powerful.

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