Boxer Orlando Cruz says he came out as gay to gain respect

Boxing champion Orlando Cruz made international headlines last year when he came out as the world’s first openly gay pro boxer. Now, after more than a year of being out, he’s reflecting on his decision and saying he did it all for respect. In a new video interview with The Guardian, Cruz opened up about […]

Athletes who have come out in 2013

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 […]

WNBA player Sharnee Zoll-Norman comes out as gay

WNBA player Sharnee Zoll-Norman recently revealed that she is gay.With so many politicians, celebrities and athletes opening up about their sexuality to the world, it’s safe to say that there has never been a better time than now to come out of the closet. In the past, Zoll-Norman has mentioned that she is married to […]

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