Athletes who have come out in 2013

Darren Young - 2nd Cover

Although the world of professional sports has been exclusively dominated by heterosexual athletes for decades, a change has been sweeping across fields, courts and locker rooms as more and more athletes come out as LGBT, giving a new face to the world of  athletics and forcing many sports fans and institutions to reevaluate long-held beliefs about gender and sexual diversity in sports.

The latest athlete to come out was WWE star Darren Young but he’s just one of many who have come of the closet this year alone. Check out a list of other athletes who have come out in 2013 below. – nicholas robinson

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