Retrieved 12 February In the Winter Olympics in SochiRussiaseven openly gay women competed: . In an interview with Brazilian outlet Globo, judoka Silva says her girlfriend Thamara Cezar was instrumental in her golden success. In the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiroa record 66 athletes out of the 10, participants were openly gay, lesbian or bisexual, nearly double the LGBT athletes who took part in the Summer Olympics.
Interview with Al Roker? SB Nation. Tom Daley, British diver who came out after the London Olympic Games, won a heartfelt message from his fiance Dustin Lance Black -- an American Oscar-winning scrrenwriter -- after capturing the bronze medal in Rio.
Cycling supermom wins third gold US uniforms cost how much? About gay athletes participating in the Rio Olympic games the Rio Games, there were nine out U. Billy Dee Williams says he sees himself as 'feminine as well as masculine' by John Paul King posted on November 30, And during the torch relay through Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema neighborhood, perhaps one of the most LGBT friendly neighborhoods in town, two of the torch bearers kissed each other as they passed the flame.
Vox Media. The Games also featured the first same-sex married couple to compete, Helen and Kate Richardson-WalshBritish field hockey players. Anything I needed she was there on hand to do, so she is also very important in this achievement.
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In the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , a record 66 athletes out of the 10, participants were openly gay, lesbian or bisexual, nearly double the LGBT athletes who took part in the Summer Olympics. Global Council for Equality. Does it get more mainstream than that? Photos: What a moment!