Nina. Age: 31.
Seeing someone who looked like me being open about who they are and who they love was such a powerful, personal affirmation. Not least of all because bi people are often the forgotten part of the LGBT acronym and that can make coming out as bi extremely difficult. Stonewall research shows that three in ten bi men 30 per cent cannot be open about their sexual orientation with any of their friends, compared to just two per cent of gay men and one per cent of lesbians.
Lily. Age: 31.
The Weird Dwight Howard Saga Shows the NBA Still Has a Problem With the Closet
For the first time in the history, a male athlete has publicly announced that he is gay while still active in an American professional sport. That man is Jason Collinswho most recently played for the Washington Wizards. From his article in Sports Illustrated :. I'm a year-old NBA center.
Adelynn. Age: 22.
Being a Black Gay Male Athlete
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Colin Ray JacksonCBE born 18 February [ citation needed ] is a Welsh former sprint and hurdling athlete who specialised in the metres hurdles. During a career in which he represented Great Britain and Waleshe won an Olympic silver medal, became world champion twice, World indoor champion once, went undefeated at the European Championships for 12 years and was a two-time Commonwealth champion. His world record of