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Matthew Mitcham has been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame

The out Australian diver’s upset gold medal win in the 2008 Summer Games is one of the greatest moments in gay sports history.

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Olympic swimmer Soren Dahl has been casually out as gay on social media for a year

Soren Dahl swam in the 2016 Olympics and won two NCAA titles for NC State.

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Gay Jamaican swimmer Michael Gunning reveals online abuse from his home country

Thanks to the bullying he received after coming out, Gunning did not travel back to visit Jamaica for four years.

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Leo Baker doc coming to Netflix, exploring his transition and Olympic decision

Last year Leo Baker had a choice: Continue his gender transition or compete in the Olympics.

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This gay Irish Olympian publicly came out with a touching and personalized note

Peter Caruth, who represented Ireland in the 2016 Summer Olympics, experienced crippling anxiety while he was closeted.

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British Triathlon puts trans athletes in new ‘open’ competition category starting in 2023

Transgender and non-binary athletes will compete alongside cisgender men. Women’s division limited to athletes who are "the female sex at birth".

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Olympics

Stories about LGBTQ athletes at the OIympics.

Trans women banned from elite women’s swimming, including the Olympics

FINA says trans women will not compete in the female category if they’ve experience puberty, will create an ‘open’ category.

Kristie Mewis on being ‘out’ at the Olympics, and those great photos with her girlfriend, Sam Kerr

Kristie Mewis talks about the importance of Title IX, being out and falling in love.

Lia Thomas confirms she’s aiming to compete at the 2024 Summer Olympics

Lia Thomas would be only the second out trans woman to compete at an Olympic Games.

Gay Olympian Keith Frostad was harassed, attacked by swimmers in 1992

Frostad is breaking his 30-year silence, coming out publicly and talking about the abuse he endured.

Olympian says gay men are cowards, so there aren’t gay male pro skiers

An Olympic champion has a bizarre and homophobic take on why she thinks there are no gay male pro skiers.

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.

Tom Daley raises money for charity by completing Hell of a Homecoming endurance challenge

The Olympic Champion rows, bikes, swims, and runs the 270-mile journey from London to his hometown for Comic Relief.

Out LGBTQ Olympians wave goodbye to the Winter Olympics

Out athletes won medals and waved the rainbow flag in China at the Winter Olympics.

Team LGBTQ finishes Olympics in 12th on medal table with four golds

With 39% of out athletes winning a medal, Team LGBTQ finished just ahead of Japan and Italy on the medal table.

Bruce Mouat wins the final Beijing Olympics medal for Team LGBTQ, a silver

Out curler Bruce Mouat and Team Great Britain lost a heartbreaker to Sweden, but they still leave with Team GB’s first medal in Beijing.

Tara Lipinski misgendered Timothy LeDuc on NBC. And we can all learn from it

Nonbinary Olympic athletes continue to face misgendering issues on NBC. Lipinski’s quick correction and apology offer hope.

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.

Johnny Weir translating Russian in real time after Kamila Valieva’s fall was broadcasting brilliance

Give the man an Emmy.

Gus Kenworthy will end his Olympic skiing career a community and national hero

Gus Kenworthy’s legacy is cemented, his courageous coming out still resonating in and out of sports.

Brittany Bowe wins her first individual Olympic medal

The all-time great took home bronze in the women’s 1,000-meter race

Out skier Sandra Naeslund wins gold in women's ski cross

The No. 1 skier in the world entered Beijing as a gold medal favorite for Team Sweden.

Gay curler Bruce Mouat will play for Olympic gold medal

Mouat and the British men’s curling team will play Sweden for gold.

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.

Team Canada wins Women’s Hockey Olympic gold with 3-2 victory over USA

With this result, that makes seven gold medals and one silver for Team LGBTQ.

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.

Ronja Savolainen and Finland win Olympic bronze medal in Beijing

The imposing two-way defenseman started her career playing hockey with boys. Now she has won her 2nd Olympic medal.

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.

U.S. men’s bobsled team made an almost-nude calendar to pay for the Olympics

The sultry photo shoot raised $90,000 in one week.

Snowboarder Callan Chythlook-Sifsof alleges sexual harassment, racism on Team USA. US Ski & Snowboard investigating

Chythlook-Sifsof made public allegations against the current Olympic coach and an Olympian in Beijing.

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.

Team USA’s Andrew Blaser raced with a rainbow saddle on his sled

The out skeleton slider came up with a great way to show LGBTQ Pride.

NBC broadcasts again snub the LGBTQ community. It’s now an Olympic tradition

NBC again fails to mention the historic presence of LGBTQ athletes during its Opening Ceremony and competition broadcasts.

Belle Brockhoff narrowly misses snowboard cross medal in Olympics final

Belle Brockhoff will be a favorite in the mixed-team event with racing partner Jarryd Hughes.

Out snowboarder Belle Brockhoff aims for gold in her third Olympics

In 2018, she could recovered from injury to compete. Now Brockhoff goes for the gold in Beijing.

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.