Gay figure skater Jason Brown in Bobblehead Hall of Fame
Brown competed in two Olympics and is now immortalized in a bobbing piece of plastic.
Lewis Gibson skates to silver at European Figure Skating Championships
The out Scottish ice dancer and partner Lilah Fear earn the best effort by a British duo since Torvill and Dean’s gold in 1994
Out figure skater Amber Glenn qualifies for World Championships with bronze at US Nationals
After a COVID spoiled her 2022 season, Glenn comes all the way back at the 2023 US Figure Skating Championships.
Figure skating world reacts to Canada enabling same-sex pairs and ice dancers to compete
Skate Canada’s new ruling receives several endorsements, including one from Russia, and an interesting explanation for the policy change.
Guillaume Cizeron is Outsports 2022 Male Athlete of the Year
Guillaume Cizeron, with ice dance partner Gabriella Papadakis, won Olympic and World Championship gold.
Canada now allows same-sex teams for pairs figure skating and ice dance
Is the move by Skate Canada an important step for inclusion? Or will it shift opportunities? The experiment begins.
Gay athletes won gold and bronze at Figure Skating World Championships
Guillaume Cizeron won ice dance gold with Gabriella Papadakis, as pairs skater Eric Radford took home bronze.
Out Olympian Paul Poirier wants to change narratives around sports and inspire LGBTQ people to be their true selves
Poirier talks with Outsports about merging part of his personal and professional lives. Up next is the World Championships.
Timothy LeDuc, first out non-binary Winter Olympian, breaks the binary in Beijing
Team USA’s Timothy LeDuc shows the world how non-binary athletes fit into the gendered sport of figure skating.
Timothy LeDuc gives Olympic broadcasters another chance to respect non-binary identities
After misgendering controversies during the Summer Olympics, broadcasters must learn from their mistakes and properly affirm LeDuc’s identity.
There have been at least 39 gay Olympic figure skaters. Here’s the list
Guillaume Cizeron is the sixth gay man to win Olympic gold in figure skating.
Gay skater Guillaume Cizeron posted an adorable photo with his gold medal
Cizeron, who set a world record in ice dance, can’t believe his Olympics experience isn’t a dream.
Alysa Liu supports the LGBTQ community and shines in the Winter Olympics
Alysa Liu embraces the LGBTQ community on social media with pronouns and the celebration of Pride.
Gay skater Guillaume Cizeron wins ice dancing gold with Gabriella Papadakis
Cizeron and Papadakis dazzled as they dominate the ice dancing competition.
Guillaume Cizeron and partner partner Gabriella Papadakis have set an ice dance world record at the Winter Olympics
Cizeron and Papadakis lead the ice dance competition headed into the free skate.
Nathan Chen celebrates Elton John’s catalogue while winning Olympic gold
In Beijing, U.S. Figure Skating’s biggest star said Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and hello to a gold medal.
Donovan Carrillo skates the same way he has handled ‘gay’ teasing: with a big smile
Carrillo has talked about being called ‘gay’ (he’s not), and he couldn’t have handled it with more grace.
Jason Brown in final group of Olympics free skate a year after coming out
Already with a bronze medal from Sochi, Brown is skating as part of Team LGBTQ and Team USA in Beijing.
Paul Poirier aims for an Olympic medal less than a year after coming out as gay
Poirier and skating partner Piper Gilles won a bronze at Worlds last year.
Was Johnny Weir an ‘out’ gay athlete when he competed at the Olympics over a decade ago?
Johnny Weir brought glitz and glam before there was Adam Rippon and 2022’s trove of out figure skaters.
There are 8 out gay male skaters at the Olympics. In 2014, there were 0.
The out skaters feel comfortable within their sport and also want to inspire others.
Outsports LGBTQ guide to Olympic Figure Skating
Outsports spoke with out figure skater Christoper Caluza to learn what to expect from his LGBTQ peers at the Beijing Games.
Record number of out figure skaters, first out non-binary athlete, headed to Winter Olympics
There are nine skaters and four out coaches, along with one reserve, a record for an Olympics.
Lewis Gibson talks for the first time about being gay and married, on eve of the Olympics
Lewis Gibson and ice dancing partner Lilah Fear will represent Team Great Britain at the Beijing Olympics.
Adam Rippon, Jussi-Pekka Kajaala got married in an L.A. suburb on New Year’s Eve
The American figure skater and his new husband decided on the spur of the moment to get married on New Year’s Eve.
Back from injury, out figure skater Kévin Aymoz looks to make his mark in Beijing
The French Olympian is ready to get back on the ice months after publicly sharing his coming out story.
Pairs skaters Eric Radford, Vanessa James get negative COVID result, will compete at Olympic trials
Canadian pairs skaters Eric Radford and Vanessa James have received negative COVID-19 results and will compete.
Eric Radford has returned to competition, headed to his third Olympics
Radford has won Olympic gold, silver and bronze. It would be the 4th Olympics for his new partner, Vanessa James.
Karina Manta’s new book, On Top of Glass, shares stories of her skating life and teenage girlhood
Manta is out in figure skating and sharing her stories and insights in her new book.
Figure skater Nathan Chen apologizes for homophobic remarks
The American figure skater expressed frustration with stereotypes of being a straight skater in a ‘homosexual-dominated sport’ and then apologized.
6 French athletes, including 3 current Olympians, come out for Pride month
Six elite French athletes came out at once in a TV documentary. They include three current Olympian and a gold medal winner.