Two-time Olympic Athletics Champion Kerron Clement Steps out of the ClosetGareth Thomas: Openly HIV-positive and a Fighter Against StigmatizationIndian Sprinter Dutee Chand’s Coming-out Receives Great Attention

Gareth Thomas: Openly HIV-positive and a Fighter Against Stigmatization

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 18 September 2019) Ten years after his coming-out, former rugby player Gareth Thomas revealed his HIV status on 14 September 2019. The former Welsh national rugby player, who ended his career in 2011, is the first British top athlete to come out as HIV-positive. He was also the first British national…
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Indian Sprinter Dutee Chand’s Coming-out Receives Great Attention

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of May 28, 2019) Dutee Chand (23 years), double medalist at the 2018 Asian Games and India’s record holder in the 100-metre race, came out as a lesbian on May 19. This makes it the first major sporting icon in India to take this step. The decriminalization of homosexuality by the Indian…
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