List of LGBT sportspeople

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This is a list of notable, openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, and transgender sportspeople as well as those who identify as belonging to the broader queer community.

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Boxer - Nicola Adams
Basketball player - John Amaechi
Basketball player - Sue Bird
Footballer - Lucy Bronze
Figure skater - Jeffrey Buttle
Volleyball player - J. P. Calderon
Sprinter - Dutee Chand
Basketball player - Jason Collins
Beach volleyball player - Natalie Cook
Diver - Tom Daley
Swimmer - Alex Di Giorgio
Volleyball player - Paola Egonu
Swimmer - Mark Foster
Mixed martial artist - Fallon Fox
Tennis player - Jan-Michael Gambill
Equestrian - Edward Gal
Footballer - Manuela Giugliano
Waterpolo player - Victor Gutierrez
Handballer - Gro Hammerseng
Figure skater - Jorik Hendrickx
Rugby league player - Keegan Hirst
Footballer - Thomas Hitzlsperger
Footballer - Ursula Holl
Football player - Anton Hysén
Cross-country skier - Barbara Jezeršek
Basketball player - Glory Johnson
Freestyle skier - Gus Kenworthy
Tennis player - Billie Jean King
Basketball player - Uri Kokia
Swimmer - Dominik Koll
Track and field athlete - Andreas Krieger
Ice hockey player - Charline Labonté
Gymnast - Danell Leyva
Footballer - Chloe Logarzo
Wrestler - Rosa Mendes
Footballer - Carolina Morace
American football player - Carl Nassib
Handball player - Katja Nyberg
American football player - Ryan O'Callaghan
Alpine skier - Anja Pärson
Footballer - Megan Rapinoe
Rugby league player - Ian Roberts
Tracker - Yulimar Rojas
American football player - Michael Sam
Footballer - Macarena Sanchez
Basketball player - Will Sheridan
American football player and politician - Brian Sims
Volleyball player - Douglas Souza
Footballer - Casey Stoney
Tennis player - Sam Stosur
Figure skater - Fumie Suguri
Basketball player - Diana Taurasi
Rugby player - Gareth Thomas
Swimmer - Ian Thorpe
American football player - Colton Underwood
Rugby player - Louisa Wall
Footballer - Abby Wambach
Figure skater - Johnny Weir
Footballer - Leah Williamson
Professional wrestler - Darren Young
Name Lifetime[1] Country Sport Sexual orientation and/or gender identity[2]
Helena Åberg b. 1971  Sweden Swimming Lesbian[3]
Graham Ackerman b. 1983  United States Gymnastics Gay[4]
Nicola Adams b. 1982  United Kingdom Boxing Lesbian[5]
Marilyn Agliotti b. 1979  Netherlands Field hockey Lesbian[6]
Michelle-Lee Ahye b. 1992  Trinidad and Tobago Track and field Lesbian[7][8]
Jenny Allard b. ?  United States Softball Lesbian[9]
Kye Allums b. 1989  United States Basketball Transgender[10]
John Amaechi b. 1970  United Kingdom Basketball Gay[11]
Dimitris Anastasakis b. ?  Greece Professional bodybuilding Gay[12]
Brian Anderson b. 1976  United States Skateboarding Gay[13]
Eric Anderson b. 1968  United States Coach Gay[14]
Rhyian Anderson-Morley b. 1990  Australia Australian rules football Gay[15]
Ramsey Angela b. 1999  Netherlands Track and field Gay[7]
Nadine Angerer b. 1978  Germany Association football Lesbian[16]
Alyson Annan b. 1973  Australia Field hockey Lesbian[17]
Gillian Apps b. 1983  Canada Ice hockey Lesbian[18]
Jen Armbruster b. 1975  United States Goalball Lesbian[19]
Rebekka Armstrong b. 1967  United States Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[20]
Judith Arndt b. 1976  Germany Cycling Lesbian[21]
Anita Asante b. 1985  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[22]
Ryan Atkin b. ?  United Kingdom Association football referee Gay[23][24][25]
Jake Atlas b. 1994  United States Professional wrestling Gay[26][27]
Zeb Atlas b. 1970  United States Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[28][29]
Seimone Augustus b. 1984  United States Basketball Lesbian[30]
Kévin Aymoz b. 1997  France Figure skating Gay[31]
Ramona Bachmann b. 1990   Switzerland Association football Lesbian[32]
Mianne Bagger b. 1966  Denmark Golf Transgender[33]
Clare Balding b. 1971  United Kingdom Jockey Lesbian[34]
Jason Ball b. 1988  Australia Australian rules football Gay[35]
Shawnacy Barber b. 1994  Canada Pole vault Gay[36]
Bárbara Micheline do Monte Barbosa b. 1988  Brazil Association football Lesbian[37]
Jim Barnett 1924–2004  United States Professional wrestling promoter Gay[38]
Nicole Bass-Fuchs 1964–2017  United States Professional bodybuilding
Professional wrestling
Bisexual[39]
Brennan Bastyovanszky b. ?  Australia Rugby Gay[40][41]
Betty Baxter b. 1952  Canada Volleyball Lesbian[42]
Billy Bean b. 1964  United States Baseball Gay[43]
Shelley Beattie 1967–2008  United States Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[44]
Thomas Beattie b. 1986  United Kingdom Association football Gay[45]
Dean Bee b. 1984/1985  United Kingdom Rugby Gay[46]
Mack Beggs b. 1999  United States Wrestling Transgender[47]
Alice Bellandi b. 1998  Italy Judo Lesbian[48][49]
Lorena Benítez b. 1998  Argentina Association football, futsal Lesbian[50]
Ann-Katrin Berger b. 1990  Germany Association football Lesbian[51]
Kajsa Bergqvist b. 1976  Sweden Track and field Bisexual[52]
Thomas Berling b. 1979  Norway Association football Gay[53]
Mike Beuttler 1940–1988  United Kingdom Motor racing Gay[54][55]
John de Bever b. 1965  Netherlands Association football Gay[56]
Mark Bingham 1970–2001  United States Rugby Gay[57]
Sue Bird b. 1980  United States Basketball Lesbian[58]
Alex Blackwell b. 1983  Australia Cricket Lesbian[59][60]
John Blankenstein 1949–2006  Netherlands Association football Gay[61]
Carl Blasco b. 1971  France Triathlon Gay[62]
Lucilla Boari b. 1997  Italy Archery Lesbian[63]
Brian Boitano b. 1963  United States Figure skating Gay[64]
Heinz Bonn 1947–1991  Germany Association football Gay[65]
Tom Bosworth b. 1990  United Kingdom Racewalking Gay[66]
Yvette Bova b. 1962  United States Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[67]
Brittany Bowe b. 1988  United States Speed skating Lesbian[68]
Anthony Bowens b. 1990  United States Professional wrestling Gay[69][70]
Sabine Braun b. 1965  Germany Track and field Lesbian[71]
Ashleigh Brazill b. 1989  Australia Netball Lesbian[72]
Andy Brennan b. 1993  Australia Association football Gay[73]
Linda Bresonik b. 1983  Germany Association football Lesbian[74]
Cobus Briedenhann b. ?  South Africa Professional bodybuilding Gay[75][76]
Belle Brockhoff b. 1993  Australia Snowboard Lesbian[77]
Steve Brockman b. ?  United Kingdom Rugby Gay[78][79][80]
Lucy Bronze b. 1991  United Kingdom Association Football Lesbian[81]
Giorgia Bronzini b. 1983  Italy Cycling Lesbian[82]
Panama Al Brown 1902–1951  Panama Boxing Gay[83][84]
Harrison Browne b. 1993  Canada Ice hockey Transgender[85]
Rachele Bruni b. 1990  Italy Swimming Lesbian[86]
Dorien Bryant b. 1985  United States American football Gay[87]
Kadeisha Buchanan b. 1995  Canada Association football Lesbian[88]
Amandine Buchard b. 1995  France Judo Lesbian[89]
Steve Buckley b. 1956  United States Journalist Gay[90]
Anastasia Bucsis b. 1989  Canada Speed skating Lesbian[91]
Brendan Burke 1988–2010  United States Ice hockey Gay[92]
Glenn Burke 1952–1995  United States Baseball Gay[93]
Kris Burley b. 1974  Canada Gymnastics Gay[94]
Balian Buschbaum b. 1980  Germany Track and field Transgender[95]
Ivan Bussens 1960–2007  United Kingdom Water polo Gay[96]
Jeffrey Buttle b. 1982  Canada Figure skating Gay[97]
Karin Büttner-Janz b. 1952  Germany Gymnastics Lesbian[98]
Latasha Byears b. 1973  United States Basketball Lesbian[99]
Matt Cage b. 1988  United States Professional wrestling Gay[100][101]
Caitlin Cahow b. 1985  United States Ice hockey Lesbian[102]
J. P. Calderon b. 1975  United States Volleyball Gay[103]
Ally Carda b. 1993  United States Softball Lesbian[104]
Chase Carlson b. 199?  United States Professional bodybuilding,
volleyball
Gay[105][106]
Liz Carmouche b. 1984  United States MMA Lesbian[107]
Betty Carstairs 1900–1993  United Kingdom Motor racing Lesbian[108]
Jessica Carter b. 1997  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[51]
Josh Cavallo b. 1999  Australia Association football Gay[109]
Matt Cecchin b. ?  Australia Rugby league Gay[110][111]
Isadora Cerullo b. 1991  Brazil Rugby Lesbian[112]
Dutee Chand b. 1996  India Sprinting Lesbian[113]
Parinya Charoenphol b. 1981  Thailand Boxing Transgender[114]
Amanda Chidester b. 1990  United States Softball Lesbian[115]
James Child b. 1983  United Kingdom Rugby league referee Gay[116]
Julie Chu b. 1982  United States Ice hockey Lesbian[117]
Jérémy Clamy-Edroux b. 1991  France Rugby Gay[118]
Douglas Clark b. 197?  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[119][120]
Michael B. Clark b. 1973  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[121][122][123]
Dominic Clarke b. 1997  Australia Trampolining Gay[124][125]
Kerron Clement b. 1985  Trinidad and Tobago Track and field Gay[126]
Laura Clemesha b. 1992  Australia Netball Lesbian[127]
Mia-Rae Clifford b. 1986  Australia Australian rules football Lesbian[128]
Jason Collins b. 1978  United States Basketball Gay[129]
Sean Conroy b. 1992  United States Baseball Gay[130]
Casey Conway b. ?  Australia Rugby Gay[131]
Natalie Cook b. 1975  Australia Beach volleyball Lesbian[132]
JayCee Cooper b. 1987  United States Powerlifting, curling Transgender[133]
Jodie Cooper b. 1964  Australia Surfing Lesbian[134]
Rose Cossar b. 1991  Canada Gymnastics Lesbian[135]
Roberta Cowell 1918–2011  United Kingdom Motor racing Transgender[136]
Gottfried von Cramm 1909–1976  Germany Tennis Bisexual[137]
Scott Cranham b. 1954  Canada Diving Gay[138]
Toller Cranston 1949–2015  Canada Figure skating Bisexual[139]
Levi Crisp b. ?  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[140][141][142]
Lisa Cross b. 1978  United Kingdom Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[143]
Orlando Cruz b. 1981  Puerto Rico Boxing Gay[144]
Penny Cula-Reid b. 1988  Australia Australian rules football Lesbian[128]
Scott Cullens b. ?  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[145][146]
John Curry 1949–1994  United Kingdom Figure skating Gay[147]
Donal Óg Cusack b. 1977  Ireland Hurling Gay[148]
Matthew Cusick b. 1972  United States Gymnastics Gay[149][150]
Lisa Dahlkvist b. 1987  Sweden Association football Lesbian[151]
Tom Daley b. 1994  United Kingdom Diving Gay/Queer[152][153]
Rachel Daly b. 1991  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[154]
Evan Darling b. 1969  United States Motor racing Gay[155][156]
Tierna Davidson b. 1998  United States Association football Lesbian[157]
Steven Davies b. 1986  United Kingdom Cricket Gay[158]
Levi Davis b. 1998  United Kingdom Rugby Bisexual[159]
Liam Davis b. 1990  United Kingdom Association football Gay[160]
Wade Davis b. 1977  United States American football Gay[161]
Chantal de Bruijn b. 1976  Netherlands Field hockey Lesbian[162]
Jonathan De Falco b. 1984  Belgium Association football Gay[163]
Anouk Dekker b. 1986  Netherlands Association football Lesbian[164]
Dennis Del Valle b. 1989  Puerto Rico Volleyball Gay[165]
Casey Dellacqua b. 1985  Australia Tennis Lesbian[166]
Elena Delle Donne b. 1989  United States Basketball Lesbian[167]
David Denson b. 1995  United States Baseball Gay[168]
Raif Derrazi b. 198?  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[169][170]
Sonya Deville b. 1993  United States Professional wrestling Lesbian[171]
Abrahm DeVine b. 1996  United States Swimming Gay[172]
Chris Dickerson b. 1939  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[173]
Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ b. 1976  Turkey Association football referee Gay[174][175]
Alex Di Giorgio b. 1990  Italy Swimming Gay[176]
Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel b. 1987  Netherlands Field hockey Lesbian[177]
Stefanie Dolson b. 1992  United States Basketball Lesbian[178]
Jorge José Emiliano dos Santos b. 1954–1995  Brazil Association football referee Gay[179]
Michael Dos Santos b. 1983  Brazil Volleyball Gay[180]
Robert Dover b. 1956  United States Equestrian Gay[181]
Aydian Dowling b. 1987  United States Bodybuilding Transgender[182][183]
Anton Down-Jenkins b. 1999  New Zealand Diving Gay[184]
Frank Dowsing ?–1994  United States American football Gay[185]
Nancy Drolet b. 1973  Canada Ice hockey Lesbian[186]
Michelle Duff b. 1939  Canada Motor racing Transgender[187]
Christian Duffy b. 1961  United States Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[188][189]
Meghan Duggan b. 1987  United States Ice hockey Lesbian[190]
Michelle Dumaresq b. 1971  Canada Mountain biking Transgender[191]
Céline Dumerc b. 1982  France Basketball Lesbian[192]
Jenny Duncalf b. 1982  United Kingdom Squash Lesbian[193]
Katie Duncan (née Hoyle) b. 1995  New Zealand Association football Lesbian[194]
Priscilla Duncan b. 1983  New Zealand Association football Lesbian[194]
Abby Dunkin b. 1995  United States Wheelchair basketball Lesbian[19]
Simon Dunn b. 1987  Australia Bobsled, rugby Gay[195]
Imke Duplitzer b. 1975  Germany Fencing Lesbian[196]
Abbie Eaton b. 1992  United Kingdom Auto racing Lesbian[197]
Mark Ebinger b. 196?  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[198][199]
O'Shay Edwards b. ?  United States Professional wrestling Bisexual[200]
Pearse Egan b. ?  Ireland Rugby Gay[201]
Paola Egonu b. 1998  Italy Volleyball Bisexual[202]
Sujitra Ekmongkolpaisarn b. 1977  Thailand Badminton Lesbian[203]
Jason Ellis b. 1971  Australia MMA, skateboarding, boxing, truck racing Bisexual[204][205][206]
Jill Ellis b. 1966  United States Association football Lesbian[207]
Magdalena Eriksson b. 1993  Sweden Association football Lesbian[208]
Pascal Erlachner b.1980   Switzerland Association football referee Gay[209]
Lisa Evans b. 1992  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[210]
Non Evans b. 1974  United Kingdom Rugby, judo, weightlifting, freestyle wrestling Lesbian[211]
Matt Evers b. 1976  United States Figure skating Gay[212]
Janelly Farías b. 1990  Mexico Association football Lesbian[213]
Justin Fashanu 1961–1998  United Kingdom Association football Gay[214]
Freda du Faur 1882–1935  Australia Mountaineering Lesbian[215]
Reine Feldt 1945–1986  Sweden Association football Gay[216][217]
John Fennell b. 1995  Canada Luge Gay[218]
Gigi Fernández b. 1964  Puerto Rico Tennis Lesbian[219]
Chris Filippelli b. ?  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[220][221][222]
Lucas Fischer b. 1990   Switzerland Gymnastics Gay[223]
Nilla Fischer b. 1984  Sweden Association football Lesbian[224]
Jeremy Fontanet b. 1985  France Professional bodybuilding Gay[145][225][146]
Amini Fonua b. 1989  Tonga Swimming Gay[226]
Andrew Ford b. ?  United States Association football Bisexual[227]
Matthew Forgues b. 1992  United States Track and field Gay[228]
Mark Foster b. 1970  United Kingdom Swimming Gay[229]
Fallon Fox b. 1975  United States MMA Transgender[230]
Larissa Franca b. 1982  Brazil Beach volleyball Lesbian[231]
Adrianna Franch b. 1990  United States Association football Lesbian[232]
Larissa Franklin b. 1993  Canada Softball Lesbian[233]
Sidney Franklin b.1993–1976  United States Bullfighting Gay[234]
Scott Frantz b. 1996  United States American football Gay[235]
Travon Free b. 1984/1985  United States Basketball Bisexual[236]
Tadd Fujikawa b. 1991  United States Golf Gay[237]
Tracy Gahan b. 1980  United States Basketball Lesbian[238]
Edward Gal b. 1970  Netherlands Equestrian Gay[239][240]
Rudy Galindo b. 1969  United States Figure skating Gay[241]
Vicky Galindo b. 1983  United States Softball Bisexual[242]
Ed Gallagher 1958–2005  United States American football Gay[243]
Hunter Gallagher b. ?  United States Professional wrestling Gay[244]
Jan-Michael Gambill b. 1977  United States Tennis Gay[245][246]
Melanie Garside-Wight b. 1979  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[247]
Terry Garvin 1937–1998  Canada Professional wrestling Gay[248]
Jane Geddes b. 1960  United States Golf Lesbian[249]
Dylan Geick b. 199?  United States Wrestling Gay/Bisexual[250][251]
Alan Gendreau b. 1989  United States American football Gay[252]
Manuela Giugliano b. 1997  Italy Association football Lesbian[37]
Amber Glenn b. 1999  United States Figure skating Bisexual[253]
Bobby Goldsmith 1946–1983  Australia Swimming Gay[254]
Andrew Goldstein b. 1983  United States Lacrosse Gay[255]
Mara Gómez b. 1997  Argentina Association football Transgender[256]
Derrick Gordon b. 1991  United States Basketball Gay[257]
LZ Granderson b. 1972  United States Journalist Gay[258]
Emile Griffith 1938–2013  United States Boxing Bisexual[259]
Brittney Griner b. 1990  United States Basketball Lesbian[260]
Inka Grings b. 1978  Germany Association football Bisexual[261]
Rachael Grinham b. 1977  Australia Squash Lesbian[193]
Barbara Guarischi b. 1990  Italy Cycling Lesbian
Joan Guetschow b. 1966  Australia Biathlon Lesbian[262]
Trina Gulliver b. 1969  United Kingdom Darts Lesbian[263]
Michael Gunning b. 1994  Jamaica Swimming Gay[264]
Víctor Gutiérrez b. 1991  Spain Water polo Gay[265][266]
Astrid Guyart b. 1983  France Fencing Lesbian[267]
Tom Harald Hagen b. 1978  Norway Association football referee Gay[268]
Peter Häggström b. 1976  Sweden Track and field Gay[269]
Michi Halilović b. 1983  Germany Skeleton Gay[270]
Matthew Hall b. 1970  Canada Figure skating Gay[271]
Alain Hamer b. 1965  Luxembourg Association football referee Gay[272]
Gro Hammerseng b. 1980  Norway Handball Lesbian[273]
Alan Hansford b. 1968  United Kingdom Cricket Gay[274]
Pernille Harder b. 1992  Denmark Association football Bisexual[208][275]
Kellie Harrington b. 1989  Ireland Boxing Lesbian[276]
Ashlyn Harris b. 1985  United States Association football Lesbian[277]
Kwame Harris b. 1982  United States American football Gay[278]
Todd Harrity b. 1990  United States Squash Gay[279][280]
Naomi Hartley b. 2001  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[281]
Kyle Hawkins b. 1970  United States Lacrosse Gay[282]
Bruce Hayes b. 1963  United States Swimming Gay[283]
Sandra Haynie b. 1943  United States Golf Lesbian[284]
Hurley Haywood b. 1948  United States Motor racing Gay[285]
Jayna Hefford b. 1977  Canada Ice hockey Lesbian[286]
Mathew Helm b. 1980  Australia Diving Gay[287]
Jorik Hendrickx b. 1992  Belgium Figure skating Gay[288]
Bianca Henninger b. 1990  Mexico Association football Lesbian[289]
Isabell Herlovsen b. 1988  Norway Association football Lesbian[290]
Carl Hester b. 1967  United Kingdom Equestrian Gay[291]
Michelle Heyman b. 1988  Australia Association football Lesbian[292]
Nikki Hiltz b. 1994  United States Track, middle-distance running Lesbian, transgender and non-binary[293]
Josh Hipps b. 1994  United States Triathlon Gay[169]
Fredy Hirsch 1916–1944  Germany Various, incl. gymnastics;
sports teacher
Gay[294][295]
Keegan Hirst b. 1988  United Kingdom Rugby Gay[296]
Thomas Hitzlsperger b. 1982  Germany Association football Gay[297]
Edel Therese Høiseth b. 1966  Norway Speed skating Lesbian[298]
Ursula Holl b. 1982  Germany Association football Lesbian[299]
Erika Holst b. 1979  Sweden Ice hockey Lesbian[300]
Wilhelm von Homburg 1940–2004  Germany Boxing, professional wrestling Bisexual[301]
Laurel Hubbard b. 1978  New Zealand Weightlifting Transgender[302]
Patrick Huber b. 198?  Germany Bodybuilding Gay[303]
Karen Hultzer b. 1965  South Africa Archery Lesbian[304]
Corinne Humphreys b. 1991  United Kingdom Athletics Lesbian[305]
Mia Hundvin b. 1977  Norway Handball Bisexual[306]
Bryan Hunter b. 1960  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[307][308]
Maarten Hurkmans b. 1997  Netherlands Rowing Bisexual[309]
Lina Hurtig b. 1995  Sweden Association football Lesbian[310]
Lisa Hurtig b. 1987  Sweden Association football Lesbian[310]
Diego Hypólito b. 1986  Brazil Gymnastics Gay[311]
Anton Hysén b. 1990  Sweden Association football Gay[312]
Devin Ibañez b. ?  United States Rugby Gay[313]
Facundo Imhoff b. 1989  Argentina Volleyball Gay[314]
Daniela Iraschko-Stolz b. 1983  Austria Ski jumping Lesbian[315]
George Ives 1867–1950  United Kingdom Cricket Gay[316][317]
Veronica Ivy b. 1982  Canada Cycling Transgender[318]
Colin Jackson b. 1967  United Kingdom Hurdling Gay[319]
Helen Jacobs 1908–1997  United States Tennis Lesbian[320]
Angela James b. 1964  Canada Ice hockey Lesbian[321]
Aleksandra Jarmolińska b. 1990  Poland Skeet Lesbian[322]
Caitlyn Jenner b. 1949  United States Decathlon Transgender[323]
Patrick Jeffrey b. 1965  United States Diving Gay[324]
Brianne Jenner b.1991  Canada Ice hockey Lesbian[325]
Dorte Dalum Jensen b. 1978  Denmark Association football Lesbian[326]
Barbara Jezeršek b. 1986  Slovenia Cross-country skiing Lesbian[327]
Xu Jingsen b. ?  China Surfing Gay[328]
Glory Johnson b. 1990  United States Basketball Lesbian[329]
Gus Johnston b. 1979  Australia Field hockey Gay[330]
Rosie Jones b. 1959  United States Golf Lesbian[331]
Steffi Jones b. 1972  Germany Association football Lesbian[332]
Orlando Jordan b. 1974  United States Professional wrestling Bisexual[333]
Marcus Juhlin b. 1992  Sweden American football Gay[334][335][336]
Omar Jundi b. ?  Canada Professional bodybuilding Gay[337][338]
Natasha Kai b. 1983  United States Association football Lesbian[196]
Chris Kanyon 1970–2010  United States Professional wrestling Gay[339]
Maud Kaptheijns b. 1994  Netherlands Cyclocross Lesbian[340]
Ebrar Karakurt b. 2000  Turkey Volleyball Lesbian[341]
Peter Karlsson 1966–1995  Sweden Ice hockey Gay[342]
Kathleen Kauth b. 1979  United States Ice hockey Lesbian[343]
Rob Kearney b. 1991  United States Strongman Gay[344]
Chris Kelley b. ?  United States Rugby,
track and field
Gay[345]
Johan Kenkhuis b. 1980  Netherlands Swimming Gay[346]
Gus Kenworthy b. 1991  United States Freestyle skiing Gay[347]
Sam Kerr b. 1993  Australia Association football Lesbian[348]
Isabel Kerschowski b. 1988  Germany Association football Lesbian[349]
Silvio Kersten b. 1978  Germany Professional bodybuilding,
weightlifting
Gay[350][351][352]
Emma Kete b. 1987  New Zealand Association football Lesbian[353]
Lotte Kiærskou b. 1975  Denmark Handball Lesbian[354]
Billie Jean King b. 1943  United States Tennis Lesbian[355]
Christopher Kinney b. 1988  United States Bobsled Bisexual[356]
Sandra Kirby b. 1949  Canada Rowing Lesbian[357]
Stine Brun Kjeldaas b. 1975  Norway Snowboard Lesbian[358]
Ilana Kloss b. 1956  United States Tennis Lesbian[359]
Uri Kokia b. 1981  Israel Basketball Gay[360]
Dominik Koll b. 1984  Austria Swimming Gay[361]
David Kopay b. 1942  United States American football Gay[362]
Daniel Kowalski b. 1975  Australia Swimming Gay[363]
Katja Kraus b. 1970  Germany Association football Lesbian[364]
Kelly Kretschman b. 1979  United States Softball Lesbian[365]
Ali Krieger b. 1984  United States Association football Lesbian[277]
Andreas Krieger b. 1966  Germany Track and field Transgender[366]
Janae Marie Kroc b. 1972  United States Powerlifting,
professional bodybuilding
Transgender, bisexual[367]
Daniel Kuczaj b. 1987  Poland Professional bodybuilding Gay[368][369]
Kim Kulig b. 1990  Germany Association football Lesbian[370]
Nataliya Kuznetsova b. 1991  Russia Professional bodybuilding,
weightlifting
Bisexual[371]
Stephanie Labbé b. 1986  Canada Association football Lesbian[372]
Charline Labonté b. 1982  Canada Ice hockey Lesbian[373]
Alexandra Lacrabère b. 1987  France Handball Lesbian[374]
Kim Lammers b. 1981  Netherlands Field hockey Lesbian[375]
Jessica Landström b. 1984  Sweden Association football Lesbian[376]
Lauren Lappin b. 1984  United States Softball Lesbian[377]
James Michael Lavigne b. 1963  Canada Professional bodybuilding Gay[378][379][380]
Joseph-Pascal LeBlanc b. ?  Canada Professional bodybuilding Gay[380]
Mark Leduc 1962–2009  Canada Boxing Gay[381]
Timothy LeDuc b. 1990  United States Figure skating Gay[382]
Alisha Lehmann b. 1999   Switzerland Association football Lesbian[383]
Marco Lehmann b. 1993   Switzerland Basketball Gay[384][385]
Chris Lewis b. ?  United States Professional wrestling Pansexual[386]
Gonzalo Hernan Lopez b. 1978  Argentina Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[387]
Jon Lee-Olsen b. 1992  Denmark Ice hockey Gay[388][389]
Phuti Lekoloane b. 1992  South Africa Association football Gay[390]
Mapi León b. 1995  Spain Association football Lesbian[391]
Malin Levenstad b. 1988  Sweden Association football Lesbian[392]
Danell Leyva b. 1991  United States Gymnastics Bisexual, pansexual[393]
Hedvig Lindahl b. 1983  Sweden Association football Lesbian[394]
Ylva Lindberg b. 1976  Sweden Ice hockey Lesbian[300]
Lori Lindsey b. 1980  United States Association football Lesbian[395]
Elena Linari b. 1994  Italy Association football Lesbian[396]
Theodore Lisoski b. 1981  United States American football,
Association football
Gay[397]
Matthew Lister b. 1992  United Kingdom Canoeing Gay[398]
Ari-Pekka Liukkonen b. 1989  Finland Swimming Gay[399]
Chloe Logarzo b. 1994  Australia Association football Lesbian[292]
Joanna Lohman b. 1982  United States Association football Lesbian[400]
Lella Lombardi 1941–1992  Italy Motor racing Lesbian[401]
Greg Louganis b. 1960  United States Diving Gay[402]
Joey Lye b. 1987  Canada Softball Lesbian[403]
Shannon Lynn b. 1985  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[404]
Cheryl Maas b. 1984  Netherlands Snowboard Lesbian[358]
Kenneth Macharia b. ?  Kenya Rugby Gay[405]
Yusaf Mack b. 1980  United States Boxing Gay[406]
Jack Mackenroth b. 1969  United States Swimming Gay[407][408]
Angela Madsen 1960–2020  United States Rowing, track and field Lesbian[409]
Liliane Maestrini b. 1987  Brazil Beach volleyball Lesbian[231]
Dalton Maldonado b. 1995  United States Basketball Gay[410][411]
Hana Mandlíková b. 1962  Czech Republic Tennis Lesbian[citation needed]
Robbie Manson b. 1989  New Zealand Rowing Gay[412][240]
Karina Manta b. 1996  United States Ice dancing Bisexual[413]
Patricio Manuel b. 1985  United States Boxing Transgender[414]
Arthur Mariano b. 1993  Brazil Gymnastics Gay
Brian Marshall b. 1965  Canada High jump Gay[415]
David Marshall b. 1989  Australia Professional wrestling Bisexual/pansexual[416]
Charlie Martin b. 1981  United Kingdom Auto Racing Transgender[417]
Christy Martin b. 1968  United States Boxing Lesbian[418]
Collin Martin b. 1994  United States Association football Gay[419]
Carlo Masi b. 1976  Italy Bodybuilding Gay
Johnny Mathis b. 1935  United States Basketball Gay[420][421][422]
Ian Matos b. 1989  Brazil Diving Gay[240]
Amélie Mauresmo b. 1979  France Tennis Lesbian[423]
Stephany Mayor b. 1991  Mexico Association football Bisexual[424]
Marnie McBean b. 1968  Canada Rowing Lesbian[425]
Adam McCabe b. 1991  United States Association football Gay[426][427]
Martha McCabe b. 1989  Canada Swimming Lesbian[428]
Robert McCall 1958–1991  Canada Figure skating Gay[429]
Haylie McCleney b. 1994  United States Softball Lesbian[430]
Ray McDonald 1944–1993  United States American football Gay[431]
Stewart McKinney 1931–1987  United States Auto racing Bisexual[432][433][434]
Lindsy McLean b. 1938  United States American football Gay[435]
Erin McLeod b. 1983  Canada Association football Lesbian[436]
Chris McNaghten b. 1989  Ireland Strongman Gay[437][438]
Beth Mead b. 1995  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[439]
Linda Medalen b. 1965  Norway Association football Lesbian[440]
Simona Meiler b. 1989   Switzerland Snowboard Lesbian[441]
Rosa Mendes b. 1979  Canada Professional wrestling Bisexual
Conner Mertens b. 1994/1995  United States American football Bisexual[442]
Harriet Metcalf b. 1958  United States Rowing Lesbian[443]
Kristie Mewis b. 1991  United States Association football Lesbian[444]
Kim Meylemans b. 1996  Belgium Skeleton Lesbian[445][446]
Theresa Michalak b. 1992  Germany Swimming Lesbian[447]
Domien Michiels b. 1983  Belgium Equestrian Gay[448]
Vivianne Miedema b. 1996  Netherlands Association football Lesbian[449]
Linda Mienzer b. 1965  Bermuda Cricket Lesbian[450]
Hans Peter Minderhoud b. 1973  Netherlands Equestrian Gay[239][240]
Greet Minnen b. 1997  Belgium Tennis Lesbian[451]
Matthew Mitcham b. 1988  Australia Diving Gay[452]
Cameron Mitchell b. 1973  United States Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[453][454][455]
Eric Mitchell b. 1992  Canada Ski jumping Gay[456]
Renee Montgomery b. 1986  United States Basketball Lesbian[457]
Tara Moore b. 1992  United Kingdom Tennis Lesbian[458]
Chris Morgan b. 1973  United Kingdom Powerlifting Gay[459]
Carolina Morace b. 1964  Italy Association football Lesbian[460]
Jim Morris 1936–2016  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[461]
Chris Mosier b. 1980  United States Triathlon Transgender[462]
Gili Mossinson b. 1978  Israel Basketball Bisexual[463][464]
Hannah Mouncey b. 1989  Australia Handball, Australian rules football Transgender, Lesbian[465]
Valerie Mulcahy b. 1983  Ireland Gaelic football Lesbian[466]
Nadine Müller b. 1985  Germany Discus throw Lesbian[467]
Nina Müller b. 1980  Germany Handball Lesbian[468]
Susann Müller b. 1988  Germany Handball Lesbian[468]
Keita Murray b. 1994  United States Professional wrestling Bisexual[469][470]
Laura Nagtegaal b. 1975  Netherlands Disc golf Transgender, Lesbian,[471][472]
Carl Nassib b. 1993  United States American football Gay[473]
Martina Navratilova b. 1956  Czech Republic Tennis Lesbian[474]
Ondrej Nepela 1951–1989  Slovakia Figure skating Gay[139]
Robert Newton b. 1981  United Kingdom Track and field Gay[475]
Jordan Nobbs b. 1992  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[476]
Bente Nordby b. 1974  Norway Association football Lesbian[326]
Scott Norton b. 1982  United States Bowling Gay[477]
Jana Novotná 1968–2017  Czech Republic Tennis Lesbian
Tegan Nox b. 1994  United Kingdom Professional wrestling Bisexual[478]
Diana Nyad b. 1949  United States Swimming Lesbian[479]
Katja Nyberg b. 1979  Sweden Handball Lesbian[480]
Graeme Obree b. 1965  United Kingdom Cycling Gay[481]
Ryan O'Callaghan b. 1983  United States American football Gay[482]
Josh Odom b. 1982  United States MMA Gay[483][484]
Jolanta Ogar b. 1982  Poland Sailing Lesbian[485]
Kelley O'Hara b. 1988  United States Association football Lesbian[486]
Ryan O'Meara b. 1984  United States Ice dancing Gay[487]
Curdin Orlik b. 1993   Switzerland Professional wrestling Gay[488][489]
Brian Orser b. 1961  Canada Figure skating Gay[490]
Kanako Otsuji b. 1974  Japan Karate, Taekwondo Lesbian[491]
Caroline Ouellette b. 1979  Canada Ice hockey Lesbian[117]
Nigel Owens b. 1971  United Kingdom Rugby referee Gay[492]
Matt Pacifici b. 1993  United States Association football Gay[493]
Robert Páez b. 1994  Venezuela Diving Gay[494]
Dave Pallone b. 1951  United States Baseball Gay[495]
Dan Palmer b. 1988  Australia Rugby Gay[496]
Šárka Pančochová b. 1990  Czech Republic Snowboard Lesbian[497]
Michael Parent b. 198?  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[498][499][500][501]
Bob Paris b. 1959  Canada Professional bodybuilding Gay[502]
Sandy Parker b. 1952  Canada Professional wrestling Lesbian[503]
Lily Parr 1905–1978  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[504]
Mike Parrow b. 1983  United States Professional wrestling Gay[505][506]
Anja Pärson b. 1981  Sweden Downhill skiing Lesbian[507]
Pat Patterson 1941–2020  Canada Professional wrestling Gay[508][509]
Maartje Paumen b. 1985  Netherlands Field hockey Lesbian[177]
Lee Pearson b. 1974  United Kingdom Equestrian Gay[510]
Christinna Pedersen b. 1986  Denmark Badminton [511]
Otto Peltzer 1900–1970  Germany Track and field Gay[512]
Mike Penner 1957–2009  United States Journalist Transgender[513]
Carlos Peralta b. 1994  Spain Swimming Gay[514]
Nesthy Petecio b. 1992  Philippines Boxing Lesbian[515]
Pauline Peyraud-Magnin b. 1992  France Association football Lesbian[516][517]
Beate Peters b. 1959  Germany Track and field Lesbian[71]
Erin Phillips b. 1985  Australia Basketball, Australian rules football Lesbian[238]
David Pichler b. 1968  United States Diving Gay[518]
Fernanda Pinilla b. 1993  Chile Association football Lesbian[519]
Aslie Pitter b. 1960  United Kingdom Association football Gay[520]
Jessica Platt b. 1989  Canada Ice hockey Transgender[521]
Brian Pockar 1959–1992  Canada Figure skating Gay[429]
Roberto J. Portales b. 1989  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[522][523][524]
Hope Powell b. 1966  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[525]
Natalie Powell b. 1990  United Kingdom Judo Lesbian[526]
Lauren Powers b. 1961  United States Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[527]
Peter Prijdekker b. 1948  Netherlands Swimming Gay[528][529]
Sedona Prince b. 2000  United States Basketball Lesbian[530]
Luke Prokop b. 2002  Canada Ice hockey Gay[531]
Mike Pucillo b. 1986  United States Professional wrestling Gay[532][533][534]
Allie Quigley b. 1986  Hungary Basketball Lesbian[535]
Quinn b. 1995  Canada Association football Non-binary[536]
Jocelyn Rae b. 1991  United Kingdom Tennis Lesbian[537]
Eric Radford b. 1985  Canada Figure skating Gay[538]
Megan Rapinoe b. 1985  United States Association football Lesbian[539]
Javier Raya b. 1991  Spain Figure skating Gay[540]
Lisa Raymond b. 1973  United States Tennis Lesbian[541]
Stephen Rhodes b. 1984  United States Motor racing Gay[542][155]
Renée Richards b. 1934  United States Tennis Transgender[543]
Helen Richardson-Walsh b. 1981  United Kingdom Field hockey Lesbian[162]
Kate Richardson-Walsh b. 1980  United Kingdom Field hockey Lesbian[162]
Lucia Rijker b. 1967  Netherlands Kickboxing Bisexual[544]
Adam Rippon b. 1989  United States Figure skating Gay[545]
Hig Roberts b. 1991  United States Giant slalom Gay[546]
Ian Roberts b. 1965  Australia Rugby league Gay[547]
Dustin Robertson b. 1975  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[548][549][550]
Ronald Robertson 1937–2000  United States Figure skating Gay[551]
Francisco Rodriguez b. ?  Paraguay Tennis Gay[246]
Robbie Rodriguez b. 199?  United States CrossFit Gay[552][553]
Robbie Rogers b. 1987  United States Association football Gay[554]
Craig Rogerson b. 1965  Australia Diving Gay[555][556][557]
Jeff Rohrer b. 1958  United States American football Gay[558]
Yulimar Rojas b. 1995  Venezuela Track and field Lesbian[559]
Ana Romero b. 1987  Spain Association football Lesbian[560]
Lauren Rosenberg b. 1997  United States Journalism Gay[561]
Petra Rossner b. 1966  Germany Cycling Lesbian[21]
Olivier Rouyer b. 1955  France Association football Gay[562]
Bryan Ruby b. 199?  United States Baseball Gay[563][564]
Paul Ruggeri b. 1988  United States Gymnastic Gay[565]
Matthew Rush b. 1972  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[566]
Ryan Russell b. 1992  United States American football Bisexual[567]
Kamilla Rytter Juhl b. 1983  Denmark Badminton Lesbian[511]
Jaiyah Saelua b. 1988  American Samoa Association football Transgender[568]
Senni Salminen b. 1996  Finland Athletics Lesbian[569]
Angela Salvagno b. 1976  United States Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[570]
Michael Sam b. 1990  United States American football Gay[571]
Macarena Sánchez b. 1991  Argentina Association football Lesbian[572]
Victoria Sandell Svensson b. 1977  Sweden Association football Lesbian[573]
Lianne Sanderson b. 1988  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[400]
Ilaria Sanguineti b. 1994  Italy Cycling Lesbian
Chip Sarafin b. ?  United States American football Gay[574]
Enrique Sarasola Jr. b. 1963  Spain Equestrian Gay[575]
Christopher Saynt b. 1993  United Kingdom Professional wrestling Gay[576][577]
Erik Schinegger b. 1948  Austria Downhill skiing Transgender[578]
Dale Scott b. 1959  United States Baseball Gay[579]
Megan Schutt b. 1993  Australia Cricket Lesbian[580]
Caroline Seger b. 1985  Sweden Association football Lesbian[581]
Caster Semenya b. 1991  South Africa Athletics Lesbian, Intersex[582]
Csaba Serák b. 1986  Hungary Professional bodybuilding Gay[583][584]
Jack Sexsmith b. 1992  United Kingdom Professional wrestling Pansexual[585][586]
Patty Sheehan b. 1956  United States Golf Lesbian[587]
Will Sheridan b. 1985  United States Basketball Gay[588]
Bianca Sierra b. 1992  Mexico Association football Bisexual[424]
Jackie Silva b. 1962  Brazil Beach volleyball Lesbian[589]
Eudy Simelane 1977–2008  South Africa Association football Lesbian[590]
Georgia Simmerling b. 1989  Canada Track cycling Lesbian[372]
Roy Simmons 1956–2014  United States American football Gay[591]
Brian Sims b. 1978  United States American football Gay[592]
Johan Jimmy Sjödin b. 1977  Sweden Diving Gay[303]
Blake Skjellerup b. 1985  New Zealand Speed skating Gay[593]
Vibeke Skofterud 1980–2018  Norway Cross-country skiing Bisexual[306]
Katarzyna Skorupa b. 1984  Poland Volleyball Lesbian[594]
Rikke Skov b. 1980  Denmark Handball Lesbian[595]
Rivallino Sleur b. 1976  Netherlands Association football Gay[596]
Alana Smith b. 2000  United States Skateboarding Bisexual and non-binary[597]
Jerry Smith 1943–1986  United States American football Bisexual[598]
Shad Smith b. 1973  United States MMA Gay[599][600][601]
Emilce Sosa b. 1987  Argentina Volleyball Lesbian[602]
Douglas Souza b. 1995  Brazil Volleyball Gay[603]
Judy Sowinski 1940–2011  United States Roller derby Lesbian[604]
Muffin Spencer-Devlin b. 1953  United States Golf Lesbian[474]
Sherida Spitse b. 1990  Netherlands Association football Lesbian[605]
Helen Stephens 1918–1994  United States Track and field Lesbian[606]
Breanna Stewart b. 1994  United States Basketball Lesbian[607][608]
Britney Stinson b. 1991  United States Baseball, American football, rugby Transgender, bisexual[609]
Casey Stoney b. 1982  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[610]
Jack Storrs b. 199?  United States Association football Bisexual[227]
Beth Storry b. 1978  United Kingdom Field hockey Lesbian[162]
Samantha Stosur b. 1984  Australia Tennis Lesbian[611]
Jérémy Stravius b. 1988  France Swimming Gay[612]
Luke Strong b. 1993  United Kingdom Trampolining Bisexual[613]
Martina Strutz b. 1981  Germany Track and field Lesbian[614]
Rennae Stubbs b. 1971  Australia Tennis Lesbian[541]
Tricia Stumpf b. 1970  United States Skeleton Lesbian[615]
Fumie Suguri b. 1980  Japan Figure skating Bisexual[616][413]
Erica Sullivan b. 2000  United States Swimming Lesbian[617]
Zach Sullivan b. 1994  United Kingdom Ice hockey Bisexual[618]
Pia Sundhage b. 1960  Sweden Association football Lesbian[619]
Jan Švub b. 1982  Czech Republic Professional bodybuilding Gay[620]
Emma Swanson b. 1995  Australia Australian rules football Lesbian[128]
Stacy Sykora b. 1977  United States Volleyball Lesbian[621]
Blyth Tait b. 1961  New Zealand Equestrian Gay[622]
Nanae Takizawa b. 1987  Japan Volleyball Lesbian[623]
Connor Taras b. ?  Canada Kayak Gay[624]
Diana Taurasi b. 1982  United States Basketball Lesbian[625]
Jodie Taylor b. 1986  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[353]
Penny Taylor b. 1981  Australia Basketball Lesbian[625]
David Testo b. 1981  United States Association football Gay[626]
Ina-Yoko Teutenberg b. 1974  Germany Cycling Lesbian[627]
Mark Tewksbury b. 1968  Canada Swimming Gay[443]
Carole Thate b. 1971  Netherlands Field hockey Lesbian[17]
Gareth Thomas b. 1974  United Kingdom Rugby Gay[628]
Markus Thormeyer b. 1997  Canada Swimming Gay[629]
Ian Thorpe b. 1982  Australia Swimming Gay[630]
Bill Tilden 1893–1953  United States Tennis Gay[631]
Ted Tinling 1910–1990  United Kingdom Tennis Gay[632]
Jesús Tomillero b. 1994  Spain Association football referee Gay[633]
Susannah Townsend b. 1989  United Kingdom Field Hockey Lesbian[634]
Jeffrey Trammell b. 1950  United States Basketball Gay[635]
Emma Trott b. 1989  United Kingdom Cycling Lesbian[636]
Esera Tuaolo b. 1968  United States American football Gay[637]
Gabbi Tuft b. 1978  United States Professional wrestling Transgender[638][639]
Eric Turner b. 1980  United States Professional bodybuilding Gay[640][641][642][643]
Emma Twigg b. 1987  New Zealand Rowing Lesbian[644]
Colton Underwood b. 1992  United States American football Gay[645]
Marcus Urban b. 1971  Germany Association football Gay[646]
Brian Vahaly b. 1979  United States Tennis Gay[647]
Sarah Vaillancourt b. 1985  Canada Ice hockey Lesbian[306]
Daniëlle van de Donk b. 1991  Netherlands Association football Lesbian[439]
Sanne van Dijke b. 1995  Netherlands Judo Lesbian[648]
Merel van Dongen b. 1993  Netherlands Association football Lesbian[649]
Michele Van Gorp b. 1977  United States Basketball Lesbian[650]
Sanne van Kerkhof b. 1987  Netherlands Speed skating Lesbian[651]
Alison Van Uytvanck b. 1994  Belgium Tennis Lesbian[652]
Courtney Vandersloot b. 1989  Hungary Basketball Lesbian[535]
Dan Veatch b. 1965  United States Swimming Gay[653]
Anne Veenendaal b. 1995  Netherlands Field Hockey Lesbian[654]
Sebastián Vega b. 1988  Argentina Basketball Gay[655]
Julian Venonsky b. 1993  United States Rowing Gay[656]
Sophie Vercruyssen b. 1992  Belgium Bobsleigh Lesbian[657]
Laura Verdonschot b. 1996  Belgium Cyclocross Lesbian[340]
Mike Verschuur b. 1987  Netherlands Motor racing Gay[658]
Linda Villumsen b. 1985  New Zealand Cycling Lesbian[636]
Lisa-Marie Vizaniari b. 1971  Australia Track and field, boxing Lesbian[659]
Chris Voth b. 1990  Canada Indoor volleyball Gay[660]
Tom Waddell 1937–1987  United States Decathlon; creator of the Gay Games Gay[661]
Kira Walkenhorst b. 1990  Germany Beach volleyball Lesbian[662]
Jackie Walker 1950–2002  United States American football Gay[663]
Louisa Wall b. 1972  New Zealand Rugby Lesbian[664]
Ji Wallace b. 1977  Australia Gymnastics Gay[665]
Michaela Walsh b. 1993  Ireland Boxing Lesbian[666]
Sarah Walsh b. 1983  Australia Association football Lesbian[667]
Abby Wambach b. 1980  United States Association football Lesbian[668]
Jeffrey Wammes b. 1987  Netherlands Gymnastics Gay[240][669]
Danny Watts b. 1979  United Kingdom Auto racing Gay[670]
Kendall Wesenberg b. 1990  United States skeleton racer Bisexual[671]
Ann Wauters b. 1980  Belgium Basketball Lesbian[672]
Saskia Webber b. 1971  United States Association football Lesbian[673]
Johnny Weir b. 1984  United States Figure skating Gay[674]
Rick Welts b. 1953  United States Basketball executive Gay[675]
Peter Wherrett 1936–2009  Australia Motor racing Transgender[676]
Diane Whipple 1968–2001  United States Lacrosse Lesbian[677]
Sue Wicks b. 1966  United States Basketball Lesbian[678]
Marieke Wijsman b. 1975  Netherlands Speed skating Lesbian[679]
Marlon Williams b. 1988  United States American football Bisexual[680]
Hannah Wilkinson b. 1992  New Zealand Association football Lesbian[681]
Nicola Williams b. 1982  Australia Association football Lesbian[460]
Leah Williamson b. 1997  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[476]
David Wilson b. 1966  Canada Figure skating Gay[682]
Spencer Wilton b. 1973  United Kingdom Equestrian Gay[240]
Kyle Winn b. 198?  United States Golf, tennis Gay[683]
Keelin Winters b. 1988  United States Association football Lesbian[684]
Paul Wirtz 1958–2006  Canada Figure skating Gay[538]
Chris Witty b. 1975  United States Speed skating Lesbian[627]
Jack Woolley b. 1998  Ireland Taekwondo athlete Gay[685]
Andrea Worrall b. 1977  United Kingdom Association football Lesbian[686]
Ireen Wüst b. 1986  Netherlands Speed skating Bisexual[306][687]
Alissa Wykes b. 1967  United States American football Lesbian[688]
Marta Xargay b. 1990  Spain Basketball Lesbian[608]
Kirsty Yallop b. 1986  New Zealand Association football Lesbian[689]
Tameka Yallop (née Butt) b. 1991  Australia Association football Lesbian[689]
Yoko Yamada b. 1979  Japan Professional wrestling, MMA Bisexual[690]
Kumi Yokoyama b. 1993  Japan Association football Transgender[691]
Darren Young b. 1983  United States Professional wrestling Gay[692]
Babe Didrikson Zaharias 1911–1956  United States Golf, basketball, baseball, track and field Bisexual[693]
Katarzyna Zillmann b. 1995  Poland Rowing Lesbian[694]
Sharnee Zoll-Norman b. 1986  United States Basketball Lesbian[695]

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