15 Very Successful Sportspeople That Came Out as Gay

Unfortunately, being gay/lesbian/bisexual is still a taboo in many sports. Especially in men’s team sports. However, things are slowly starting to change. In the last decade, we’ve seen the first active openly gay sportspeople in NBA and NFL for example. Let’s give it up for these sportspeople who were brave enough to come out of the closet and inspired so many.

Tom Daley

Born: May 21, 1994
Nationality: British
Sports: Diving
Most impressive achievement: Bronze Medal Olympics 2012
Identifies as bisexual