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2012 was a watershed year that historians — and all Americans — will look to as the moment reborn Democratic politics won the nation, and liberals and progressives became enshrined as the voice of America’s new moral majority.
Photographer Jeff Sheng has spent the more than nine years traveling across the United States and Canada to photograph out high school and college-level athletes.
Meet Claire Harvey, an out and proud, gay sitting volleyball player competing this week in the London Paralympic Games.
We have heard of two out and proud gay athletes competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London this week. Take a minute to meet them.
Last in our series, Kim Lammers is a multitasking Dutch hockey star with an athlete training business on the side, and a brand new Olympic gold medal.
Meet Andy Schmitz, Team Leader of the US Women’s Olympic Triathlon Team, who overcame his own obstacles to make it to the Olympic Games.
Out and proud athletes fared well at the London Olympics. Here is an update on how each of them finished.
During the Olympics, The New Civil Rights Movement will publish a schedule of all events in which gay athletes are expected to participate. Here is Saturday August 11th.
Brazil’s premiere women’s handball goalie makes no secret about being an out and proud Olympian.
The unstoppable women of the Dutch National team added to the out and proud gay Olympians’ medal count today, with a 2-0 win over Argentina.
“For the record I am gay” said Olympian Megan Rapinoe. Now, the gold medallist lets the world know why it is important for gay athletes to come out.
Out and Proud Olympian Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel goes for gold Friday as the Dutch field hockey team takes on Argentina.
From the time she was six years old German Road Cyclist Ina-Yoko has been chasing her dream. She comes to London with every major honor but an Olympic medal.
Out and proud Olympic athletes added two medals to their total Tuesday, when Great Britain took the gold in Team Dressage, and the Netherlands won the bronze in the same event.
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