Gay Athletes

Canadian Figure Skater Eric Radford Took Home The Gold

We have even more exciting news to share with you all concerning openly gay athletes and Olympics Medals.

We shared with you earlier that Adam Rippon had earned a bronze medal for his solo run, and now it seems another gay athlete took home the gold.

When we first introduced you to Eric Radford, we shared that he was yet another openly gay athlete going to the Winter Olympics.

Radford, along with his team skate partner Meagan Duhamel, represented Canada well and ultimately earned 73 points in their Team Free skate competition.

That high point score earned the two the gold while the Russian team got silver with 66 points and the US team received bronze with 62 points.

Now, not only is this Eric Radford’s first time going to the Winter Olympics as an openly gay man, but this win makes him the first openly gay athlete to receive a gold medal at the Winter Olympics.

Congratulations Radford!

 

 

Check Out The Halloween Costumes of These Pro & Olympic Gay Athletes

Just because Halloween was a couple days ago and some people are already playing Christmas music, doesn’t mean that we can’t appreciate a few more Halloween outfits (especially if they have gay athletes inside).

That’s right, we wanted to share with you some more costumed men besides Colton Haynes and Milan Christopher.

First, we have soccer player Robbie Rogers along with his husband Greg Berlanti and their son Caleb all dressed up as characters from Sesame Street (an idea that Caleb came up with).

 

The whole gang is here!! HAPPY HALLOWEEN

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Next Anton Hysen, who’s normally a soccer player from Sweden, decided to put on the uniform of a different kind of football player.

 

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Then, we have Michael Sam who dressed up as the Pharaoh he always was on the inside. #OneTrueKing

 

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Then, of course, we have to see what the Daleys were doing. Tom Daley dressed as what looks like a ballerina version of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and his husband Dustin Lance Black dressed up as a Lego-man. Of course, a better description is what Daley decided to call themselves: “Whatever that is.”

 

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Olympian John Fennel was more streamlined in his interpretation as he dressed up as Lady Liberty herself.

And then to round us off, we have Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy who’s dressed up like he’s ready to join the army (or maybe just an army themed calendar spread).

 

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