The Out Athletes of the Rio Olympics 

The Advocate has done a great job compiling the roster of LGBT athletes who will compete at the Summer Olympics. We are hearing the event (and Rio) is a wreck some but let’s take a look at the athletic  members of our community heading to the Games.

These games are chock-full of openly LGBT athletes and could be the most diverse Olympics yet. Here are the 33 men and women of Rio who are doing us proud. Get the gold, gays! FYI: Opening ceremonies kick off August 5.  

Tom Daley and diving partner Daniel Goodfellow

Seimone Augustus – USA, Basketball

Tom Bosworth – UK, Race Walking / Athletics

Robbie Manson – New Zealand, Rowing

Ian Matos – Brazil, Diving

Check out the remaining out athletes here.

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