421 rows · This is a list of notable, openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, and transgender sportspeople. Gay athletes have had successful careers in basketball, tennis, and football. and several Olympians have also become gay icons. This l ist features the greatest gay icons in sports. Who is the most famous gay icon in sports? David Beckham, while not gay himself, has stated that he is proud to be a gay icon.
Thanks to these prominent athletes who are gay, the sports world is becoming more and more accepting of homosexual players. Whether these famous Olympians, tennis greats, and basketball players came out after they retired, or revealed their sexuality during their sports careers, they’ve paved. Sep 16, 2014 · It was hard enough picking a single most influential LGBT person for this list (and, in the end, it was a tie), so you can imagine the trouble we had narrowing down our picks to 50 and then Author: Advocate.Com Editors.
Mar 15, 2013 · Acclaimed news anchors like Anderson Cooper and Don Lemon ushered in a new era of acceptance in broadcast media when they came out of the closet and revealed that they’re gay.Author: Nicholas Robinson. Top 100 Sports Personalites. A list of 100 famous sporting personalities. These great sportsmen and sportswomen are taken from a variety of sports including football, athletics, cycling, gymnastics, baseball, boxing, cycling and more. Top 10 Sporting Personalities.
Category:LGBT sportspeople from the United Kingdom. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) sportspeople from the United Kingdom. Subcategories. This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total. E. Jan 08, 2014 · Five prominent sports personalities who have come out as gay Martin Navratilova declared her sexuality after taking US citizenship, but tragedy struck footballer Justin FashanuAuthor: Max Goldbart.
Feb 16, 2013 · Swimmer Ian Thorpe, seen here in 2004 with one of his five Olympic gold medals, told an Australian news outlet that he is gay in an interview that aired on Sunday, July 13. One of the most high profile female sports reporter in US, Charissa Thompson has worked for Fox, ESPN and a prominent figure in sports journalism. She started out as NFL side reporter for Fox before moving on to host Fox Sports “NFL Kickoff Show”. She than moved on to ESPN where she co-hosted shows like Numbers never lie, SportsNation etc.