Pearson’s three golds in Tokyo for Great Britain cements this gay rider’s legend status.
Riding a horse he raised from a foal, Pearson earns an emotionally fulfilling Paralympic gold.
The dressage rider for Great Britain had previously won Olympic gold and silver.
Nick Wagman found refuge riding horses and growing up gay. Now he’s headed to the Olympics an out gay man.
Gal and Minderhoud have been together for many years and will compete in dressage together in Tokyo.
Chip McKenney started the Gay Polo League in 2006, and 15 years later, the group boasts members in 14 countries.
‘Horses don’t understand concepts such as sexual orientation, or gender identity,’ says college equestrian rider Jay Robinson. ‘The only thing that a horse really cares about is how the person in the tack makes them feel.’
Robert Dover competed in more Olympic Games than any other out LGBTQ athlete, competing in 5 after coming out.
Robert Dover joins ‘Five Rings To Rule Them All’ with stories about meeting his husband and being out at the Olympics.
Lee Pearson again scores a successful Paralympic Games, this time in London.