Among them are 40 out gay, lesbian and bisexual women — 38 players, one coach and a trainer. Out lesbian U.S. World Cup player Megan Rapinoe is part of a class-action . Outsports 2016 LGBT sports year in review.
A number of professional female athletes are proud members of the LGBTQ community. Some notable openly gay female athletes have competed in the Olympics and other talented lesbian athletes are World Cup champions. Other famous sportswomen featured on this roundup of top lesbian.
Today, they're proudly coming out – and challenging bigotry in sport and to that is the fact that women in sport are often pegged as lesbians.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue has celebrated the female body ever since its debut in 1964. And this year, in its 56th annual installment.
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