This is a list of notable, openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, and transgender "I'm gay, says British basketball star: John Amaechi is first male basketball player to come out in US" Heroines of sport: the politics of difference and identity.
Who is the most famous gay icon in sports? that she was gay in 2005 and multiple NBA stars and professional soccer players are seen as gay icons as well .
Thanks to these prominent athletes who are gay, the sports world is becoming more and more accepting of homosexual players. Whether these famous.
Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas became one of the first known active gay out as gay in an ESPN article in 2015 had the most iconic LGBT+ sports moment in.
At the same time, the majority of the sample welcomed gay soccer players, as their the face of the gay athlete, but a cultural celebrity (Anderson et al., 2016).