“It’s much easier and much more enjoyable being yourself and not living a lie.”
The out athlete shared a celebratory kiss with partner Nina Ansaroff after the 48-second bout.
“Well, I’m gay, I should just say that.”
A big congrats to these queer athletes.
The triathlete talked the Rio Olympics, transgender bodies in athletics, and the need for role models in youth sports.
“It’s my responsibility to put myself out there to show that sports can be an inclusive space."
After a peition and an eye-opening HBO documentary, the openly gay, four-time Olympic diving champion gets his due.