List of LGBT sportspeople

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This is a list of notable, openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, and transgender sportspeople.

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Basketball player Sue Bird
Volleyball player J. P. Calderon
Sprinter Dutee Chand
Basketball player Jason Collins
Mixed martial artist Fallon Fox
Figure skater Jorik Hendrickx
Rugby league player Keegan Hirst
Football player Anton Hysén
Cross-country skier Barbara Jezeršek
Tennis player Billie Jean King
Swimmer Dominik Koll
Track and field athlete Andreas Krieger
Ice hockey player Charline Labonté
Handball player Katja Nyberg
American football player Ryan O'Callaghan
Alpine skier Anja Pärson
Footballer Megan Rapinoe
Rugby league player Ian Roberts
American football player Michael Sam
Footballer Casey Stoney
Basketball player Diana Taurasi
Rugby player Gareth Thomas
Swimmer Ian Thorpe
Footballer Abby Wambach
Rugby player Louisa Wall
Figure skater Johnny Weir
Professional wrestler Darren Young
Volleyball player Douglas Souza
Tennis player Sam Stosur
Name Lifetime[1] Nationality Sport Sexual orientation and/or gender identity[2]
Helena Åberg b. 1971  Swedish Swimming Lesbian[3]
Graham Ackerman b. 1983  American Gymnastics Gay[4]
Nicola Adams b. 1982  English Boxing Lesbian[5]
Marilyn Agliotti b. 1979  Dutch Field hockey Lesbian[6]
Jenny Allard b. ?  American Softball Lesbian[7]
Kye Allums b. 1989  American Basketball Transgender[8]
John Amaechi b. 1970  English Basketball Gay[9]
Dimitris Anastasakis b. ?  Greek Professional bodybuilding Gay[10]
Brian Anderson b. 1976  American Skateboarding Gay[11]
Eric Anderson b. 1968  American Coach Gay[12]
Rhyian Anderson-Morley b. 1990  Australian Australian rules football Gay[13]
Nadine Angerer b. 1978  German Association football lesbian [14]
Alyson Annan b. 1973  Australian Field hockey Lesbian[15]
Gillian Apps b. 1983  Canadian Ice Hockey [16]
Jen Armbruster b. 1975  American Goalball [17]
Rebekka Armstrong b. 1967  American Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[18]
Judith Arndt b. 1976  German Cycling Lesbian[19]
Anita Asante b. 1985  English Association football Lesbian[20]
Zeb Atlas b. 1970  American Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[21][22]
Seimone Augustus b. 1984  American Basketball Lesbian[23]
Ramona Bachmann b. 1990   Swiss Association football Lesbian[24]
Mianne Bagger b. 1966  Danish Golf Transgender[25]
Clare Balding b. 1971  English Jockey Lesbian[26]
Jason Ball b. 1988  Australian Australian rules football Gay[27]
Shawnacy Barber b. 1994  Canadian Pole Vault Gay[28]
Bárbara Micheline do Monte Barbosa b. 1988  Brazilian Association football Lesbian[29]
Nicole Bass-Fuchs 1964–2017  American Professional bodybuilding
Professional wrestling
Bisexual[30]
Betty Baxter b. 1952  Canadian Volleyball Lesbian[31]
Billy Bean b. 1964  American Baseball Gay[32]
Shelley Beattie 1967–2008  American Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[33]
Thomas Beattie b. 1986  English Association football Gay[34]
Dean Bee b. 1984/1985  English Rugby Gay[35]
Mack Beggs b. 1999  American Wrestling Transgender[36]
Lorena Benítez b. 1998  Argentine Association football, futsal Lesbian[37]
Ann-Katrin Berger b. 1990  German Association football Lesbian[38]
Kajsa Bergqvist b. 1976  Swedish Track and field Bisexual[39]
Thomas Berling b. 1979  Norwegian Association football Gay[40]
Mark Bingham 1970–2001  American Rugby Gay[41]
Sue Bird b. 1980  American Basketball Lesbian[42]
Alex Blackwell b. 1983  Australian Cricket Lesbian[43][44]
John Blankenstein 1949–2006  Dutch Association football Gay[45]
Brian Boitano b. 1963  American Figure skating Gay[46]
Tom Bosworth b. 1990  British Racewalking Gay[47]
Yvette Bova b. 1962  American Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[48]
Brittany Bowe b. 1988  American Speed skating Lesbian[49]
Sabine Braun b. 1965  German Track and field Lesbian[50]
Ashleigh Brazill b. 1989  Australian Netball Lesbian[51]
Andy Brennan b. 1993  Australian Association football Gay[52]
Linda Bresonik b. 1983  German Association football Lesbian[53]
Cobus Briedenhann b. ?  South African Professional bodybuilding Gay[54][55]
Belle Brockhoff b. 1993  Australian Snowboard Lesbian[56]
Giorgia Bronzini b. 1983  Italian Cycling Lesbian[57]
Harrison Browne b. 1993  Canadian Ice hockey Transgender[58]
Rachele Bruni b. 1990  Italian Swimming Lesbian[59]
Kadeisha Buchanan b. 1995  Canadian Association football Lesbian[60]
Steve Buckley b. 1956  American Journalist Gay[61]
Anastasia Bucsis b. 1989  Canadian Speed skating Lesbian[62]
Brendan Burke 1988–2010  American Ice hockey Gay[63]
Glenn Burke 1952–1995  American Baseball Gay[64]
Kris Burley b. 1974  Canadian Gymnastics Gay[65]
Balian Buschbaum b. 1980  German Track and field Transgender[66]
Ivan Bussens 1960–2007  English Water polo Gay[67]
Jeffrey Buttle b. 1982  Canadian Figure skating Gay[68]
Karin Büttner-Janz b. 1952  German Gymnastics Lesbian[69]
Latasha Byears b. 1973  American Basketball Lesbian[70]
Caitlin Cahow b. 1985  American Ice hockey Lesbian[71]
J. P. Calderon b. 1975  American Volleyball Gay[72]
Chase Carlson b. ?  American Professional bodybuilding,
volleyball
Gay[73][74]
Liz Carmouche b. 1984  American MMA Lesbian[75]
Betty Carstairs 1900–1993  English Motor racing Lesbian[76]
Jessica Carter b. 1997  English Association football Lesbian[38]
Isadora Cerullo b. 1991  American
 Brazilian
Rugby Lesbian[77]
Dutee Chand b. 1996 India India Sprinting Lesbian[78]
Parinya Charoenphol b. 1981  Thai Boxing Transgender[79]
Julie Chu b.1982  American Ice hockey [80]
Kerron Clement b. 1985  American Trinidadian Track and field Gay[81]
Laura Clemesha b. 1992  Australian Netball Lesbian[82]
Mia-Rae Clifford b. 1986  Australian Australian rules football Lesbian[83]
Jason Collins b. 1978  American Basketball Gay[84]
Sean Conroy b. 1992  American Baseball Gay[85]
Casey Conway b. ?  Australian Rugby Gay[86]
Natalie Cook b. 1975  Australian Beach volleyball Lesbian[87]
JayCee Cooper b. 1987  American Powerlifting Transgender[88]
Jodie Cooper b. 1964  Australian Surfing Lesbian[89]
Rose Cossar b. 1991  Canadian Gymnastics Lesbian[90]
Roberta Cowell 1918–2011  British Motor racing Transgender[91]
Gottfried von Cramm 1909–1976  German Tennis Bisexual[92]
Scott Cranham b. 1954  Canadian Diving Gay[93]
Toller Cranston 1949–2015  Canadian Figure skating Bisexual[94]
Lisa Cross b. 1978  English Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[95]
Orlando Cruz b. 1981  Puerto Rican Boxing Gay[96]
Penny Cula-Reid b. 1988  Australian Australian rules football Lesbian[83]
Scott Cullens b. ?  American Professional bodybuilding Gay[97][98]
John Curry 1949–1994  British Figure skating Gay[99]
Donal Óg Cusack b. 1977  Irish Hurling Gay[100]
Lisa Dahlkvist b. 1987  Swedish Association football Lesbian[101]
Tom Daley b. 1994  British Diving Gay
Rachel Daly b. 1991  English Association football Lesbian[102]
Tierna Davidson b. 1998  American Association football Lesbian[103]
Steven Davies b. 1986  English Cricket Gay[104]
Levi Davis b. 1998  English Rugby Bisexual[105]
Liam Davis b. 1990  English Association football Gay[106]
Wade Davis b. 1977  American American football Gay[107]
Chantal de Bruijn b. 1976  Dutch Field hockey Lesbian[108]
Anouk Dekker b. 1986  Dutch Association football Lesbian[109]
Dennis Del Valle b. 1989  Puerto Rican Volleyball Gay[110]
Casey Dellacqua b. 1985  Australian Tennis Lesbian[111]
Elena Delle Donne b. 1989  American Basketball Lesbian[112]
David Denson b. 1995  American Baseball Gay[113]
Sonya Deville b. 1993  American Professional wrestling Lesbian[114]
Abrahm DeVine b. 1996  American Swimming Gay[115]
Chris Dickerson b. 1939  American Professional bodybuilding Gay[116]
Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel b. 1987  Dutch Field hockey Lesbian[117]
Michael Dos Santos b. 1983  Brazilian Volleyball Gay[118]
Robert Dover b. 1956  American Equestrian Gay[119]
Nancy Drolet b. 1973  Canadian Ice hockey Lesbian[120]
Michelle Duff b. 1939  Canadian Motor racing Transgender[121]
Christian Duffy b. 1961  American Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[122][123]
Meghan Duggan b. 1987  American Ice hockey [124]
Michelle Dumaresq b. 1971  Canadian Mountain biking Transgender[125]
Jenny Duncalf b. 1982  English Squash Lesbian[126]
Katie Duncan (née Hoyle) b. 1995  New Zealander Association football Lesbian[127]
Priscilla Duncan b. 1983  New Zealander Association football Lesbian[128]
Abby Dunkin b. 1995  American Wheelchair basketball Lesbian[17]
Simon Dunn b. 1987  Australian Bobsled Gay[129]
Imke Duplitzer b. 1975  German Fencing Lesbian[130]
Abbie Eaton b. 1992  English Auto racing Lesbian[131]
Mark Ebinger b. 196?  American Professional bodybuilding Gay[132][133]
Paola Egonu b. 1998  Italian Volleyball Lesbian[134]
Jill Ellis b. 1966  American Association football Lesbian[135]
Magdalena Eriksson b. 1993  Swedish Association football Lesbian[136]
Pascal Erlachner b.1980   Swiss Association football referee Gay[137]
Lisa Evans b. 1992  Scottish Association football Lesbian[138]
Non Evans b. 1974  Welsh Rugby, judo, weightlifting, freestyle wrestling Lesbian[139]
Matt Evers b. 1976  American Figure skating Gay[140]
Emilia Fahlin b. 1988  Swedish Cycling Lesbian[57]
Janelly Farías b. 1990  Mexican Association football Lesbian[141]
Justin Fashanu 1961–1998  English Association football Gay[142]
Freda du Faur 1882–1935  Australian Mountaineering Lesbian[143]
John Fennell b. 1995  Canadian Luge Gay[144]
Gigi Fernández b. 1964  Puerto Rican Tennis Lesbian[145]
Nilla Fischer b. 1984  Swedish Association football Lesbian[146]
Jeremy Fontanet b. 1985  American
 French
Professional bodybuilding Gay[97][147][98]
Amini Fonua b. 1989  Tongan
 New Zealander
Swimming
Gay[148]
Matthew Forgues b. 1992  American Track and field Gay[149]
Mark Foster b. 1970  English Swimming Gay[150]
Fallon Fox b. 1975  American MMA Transgender[151]
Larissa Franca b. 1982  Brazilian Beach volleyball Lesbian[152]
Adrianna Franch b. 1990  American Association football Lesbian[153]
Travon Free b. 1984/1985  American Basketball Bisexual[154]
Tadd Fujikawa b. 1991  American Golf Gay[155]
Tracy Gahan b. 1980  American Basketball Lesbian[156]
Edward Gal b. 1970  Dutch Equestrian Gay[157]
Rudy Galindo b. 1969  American Figure skating Gay[158]
Vicky Galindo b. 1983  American Softball Bisexual[159]
Ed Gallagher 1958–2005  American American football Gay[160]
Hunter Gallagher b. ?  American Professional wrestling Gay[161]
Melanie Garside-Wight b. 1979  English Association football Lesbian[162]
Terry Garvin 1937-1998  Canadian Professional wrestling Gay[163]
Jane Geddes b. 1960  American Golf Lesbian[164]
Alan Gendreau b. 1989  American American football Gay[165]
Manuela Giugliano b. 1997  Italian Association football Lesbian[166]
Amber Glenn b. 1999  American Figure skating Bisexual[167]
Bobby Goldsmith 1946–1983  Australian Swimming Gay[168]
Andrew Goldstein b. 1983  American Lacrosse Gay[169]
Derrick Gordon b. 1991  American Basketball Gay[170]
LZ Granderson b. 1972  American Journalist Gay[171]
Emile Griffith 1938–2013  American Boxing Bisexual[172]
Brittney Griner b. 1990  American Basketball Lesbian[173]
Inka Grings b. 1978  German Association football Bisexual[174]
Rachael Grinham b. 1977  Australian Squash Lesbian[126]
Joan Guetschow b. 1966  American Biathlon Lesbian[175]
Michael Gunning b. 1994  Jamaican Swimming Gay[176]
Peter Häggström b. 1976  Swedish Track and field Gay[177]
Matthew Hall b. 1970  Canadian Figure skating Gay[178]
Mirsad Halilovic b. 1983  German Skeleton Gay[179]
Gro Hammerseng b. 1980  Norwegian Handball Lesbian[180]
Alan Hansford b. 1968  English Cricket Gay[181]
Pernille Harder b. 1992  Danish Association football Lesbian[136]
Ashlyn Harris b. 1985  American Association football Lesbian[182]
Kwame Harris b. 1982  American American football Gay[183]
Todd Harrity b. 1990  American Squash Gay[184][185]
Naomi Hartley b. 2001  British Association football Lesbian[186]
Kyle Hawkins b. 1970  American Lacrosse Gay[187]
Bruce Hayes b. 1963  American Swimming Gay[188]
Sandra Haynie b. 1943  American Golf Lesbian[189]
Hurley Haywood b. 1948  American Motor racing Gay[190]
Jayna Hefford b. 1977  Canadian Ice hockey Lesbian[191]
Mathew Helm b. 1980  Australian Diving Gay[192]
Jorik Hendrickx b. 1992  Belgian Figure skating Gay[193]
Bianca Henninger b. 1990  Mexican Association football Lesbian[194]
Isabell Herlovsen b. 1988  Norwegian Association football Lesbian[195]
Carl Hester b. 1967  British Equestrian Gay[196]
Michelle Heyman b. 1988  Australian Association football Lesbian[197]
Keegan Hirst b. 1988  British Rugby Gay[198]
Thomas Hitzlsperger b. 1982  German Association football Gay[199]
Edel Therese Høiseth b. 1966  Norwegian Speed skating Lesbian[200]
Ursula Holl b. 1982  German Association football Lesbian[201]
Erika Holst b. 1979  Swedish Ice hockey Lesbian[202]
Laurel Hubbard b. 1978  New Zealander Weightlifting Transgender[203]
Karen Hultzer b. 1965  South African Archery Lesbian[204]
Corinne Humphreys b. 1991  British Athletics Lesbian[205]
Mia Hundvin b. 1977  Norwegian Handball Bisexual[206]
Maarten Hurkmans b. 1997  Dutch Rowing Bisexual[207]
Lina Hurtig b. 1995  Swedish Association football Lesbian[208]
Diego Hypólito b. 1986  Brazilian Gymnastics Gay[209]
Anton Hysén b. 1990  Swedish Association football Gay[citation needed]
Facundo Imhoff b. 1989  Argentine Volleyball Gay[210]
Daniela Iraschko-Stolz b. 1983  Austrian Ski jumping Lesbian[211]
George Ives 1867–1950  English Cricket Gay[212][213]
Veronica Ivy b. 1982  Canadian Cycling Transgender[214]
Colin Jackson b. 1967  Welsh Hurdling Gay[215]
Helen Jacobs 1908–1997  American Tennis Lesbian[216]
Angela James b. 1964  Canadian Ice hockey Lesbian[217]
Caitlyn Jenner b. 1949  American Decathlon Transgender[218]
Patrick Jeffrey b. 1965  American Diving Gay[219]
Brianne Jenner b.1991  Canadian Ice hockey Lesbian[220]
Dorte Dalum Jensen b. 1978  Danish Association football Lesbian[221]
Barbara Jezeršek b. 1986  Slovenian Cross-country skiing Lesbian[222]
Xu Jingsen b. ?  Chinese Surfing Gay[223]
Glory Johnson b. 1990  American Basketball Lesbian[224]
Gus Johnston b. 1979  Australian Field hockey Gay[225]
Rosie Jones b. 1959  American Golf Lesbian[226]
Steffi Jones b. 1972  American
 German
Association football Lesbian[227]
Orlando Jordan b. 1974  American Professional wrestling Bisexual[228]
Natasha Kai b. 1983  American Association football Lesbian[130]
Chris Kanyon 1970–2010  American Professional wrestling Gay[229]
Maud Kaptheijns b. 1994  Dutch Cyclocross Lesbian[230]
Peter Karlsson 1966–1995  Swedish Ice hockey Gay[231]
Kathleen Kauth b. 1979  American Ice hockey Lesbian[232]
Rob Kearney b. 1991  American Strongman Gay[233]
Johan Kenkhuis b. 1980  Dutch Swimming Gay[234]
Gus Kenworthy b. 1991  American Freestyle skiing Gay[235]
Sam Kerr b. 1993  Australian Association football Lesbian[236]
Isabel Kerschowski b. 1988  German Association football Lesbian[237]
Emma Kete b. 1987  New Zealander Association football Lesbian[238]
Lotte Kiærskou b. 1975  Danish Handball Lesbian[239]
Billie Jean King b. 1943  American Tennis Lesbian[240]
Sandra Kirby b. 1949  Canadian Rowing Lesbian[241]
Stine Brun Kjeldaas b. 1975  Norwegian Snowboard Lesbian[242]
Ilana Kloss b. 1956  American Tennis Lesbian[243]
Dominik Koll b. 1984  Austrian Swimming Gay[244]
David Kopay b. 1942  American American football Gay[245]
Daniel Kowalski b. 1975  Australian Swimming Gay[246]
Katja Kraus b. 1970  German Association football Lesbian[247]
Ali Krieger b. 1984  American Association football Lesbian[182]
Andreas Krieger b. 1966  German Track and field Transgender[248]
Janae Marie Kroc b. 1972  American Powerlifting,
professional bodybuilding
Transgender, bisexual[249]
Daniel Kuczaj b. 1987  Polish Professional bodybuilding Gay[250][251]
Kim Kulig b. 1990  German Association football Lesbian[252]
Stephanie Labbé b. 1986  Canadian Association football Lesbian[253]
Charline Labonté b. 1982  Canadian Ice hockey Lesbian[254]
Alexandra Lacrabère b. 1987  French Handball Lesbian[255]
Kim Lammers b. 1981  Dutch Field hockey Lesbian[256]
Jessica Landström b. 1984  Swedish Association football Lesbian[257]
Lisa Lantz b. 1987  Swedish Association football Lesbian[258]
Lauren Lappin b. 1984  American Softball Lesbian[259]
Mark Leduc 1962–2009  Canadian Boxing Gay[260]
Timothy LeDuc b. 1990  American Figure skating Gay[261]
Gonzalo Hernan Lopez b. 1978  Argentine Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[262]
Jon Lee-Olsen b. 1992  Danish Ice hockey Gay[263][264]
Phuti Lekoloane b. 1992  South African Association football Gay[265]
Mapi León b. 1995  Spanish Association football Lesbian[266]
Malin Levenstad b. 1988  Swedish Association football Lesbian[267]
Danell Leyva b. 1991  American Gymnastics Bisexual, pansexual[268]
Hedvig Lindahl b. 1983  Swedish Association football Lesbian[269]
Ylva Lindberg b. 1976  Swedish Ice hockey Lesbian[202]
Lori Lindsey b. 1980  American Association football Lesbian[270]
Elena Linari b. 1994  Italian Association football Lesbian[271]
Matthew Lister b. 1992  British Canoeing Gay[272]
Ari-Pekka Liukkonen b. 1989  Finnish Swimming Gay[273]
Chloe Logarzo b. 1994  Australian Association football Lesbian[197]
Joanna Lohman b. 1982  American Association football Lesbian[274]
Lella Lombardi 1941–1992  Italian Motor racing Lesbian[275]
Greg Louganis b. 1960  American Diving Gay[276]
Shannon Lynn b. 1985  Scottish Association football Lesbian[7]
Cheryl Maas b. 1984  Dutch Snowboard Lesbian[242]
Yusaf Mack b. 1980  American Boxing Gay[277]
Angela Madsen 1960–2020  American Rowing, track and field Lesbian[278]
Liliane Maestrini b. 1987  Brazilian Beach volleyball Lesbian[152]
Hana Mandlíková b. 1962  Czech
 Australian
Tennis Lesbian[citation needed]
Robbie Manson b. 1989  New Zealander Rowing Gay[279]
Karina Manta b. 1996  American Ice dancing Bisexual[280]
Patricio Manuel b. 1985  American Boxing Transgender[281]
Brian Marshall b. 1965  Canadian High jump Gay[282]
Charlie Martin b. 1981  British Auto Racing Transgender[283]
Christy Martin b. 1968  American Boxing Lesbian[284]
Collin Martin b. 1994  American Association football Gay[285]
Amélie Mauresmo b. 1979  French Tennis Lesbian[286]
Stephany Mayor b. 1991  Mexican Association football Bisexual[287]
Marnie McBean b. 1968  Canadian Rowing Lesbian[288]
Martha McCabe b. 1989  Canadian Swimming Lesbian[289]
Robert McCall 1958–1991  Canadian Figure skating Gay[290]
Haylie McCleney b. 1994  American Softball Lesbian[291]
Ray McDonald 1944–1993  American American football Gay[292]
Lindsy McLean b. 1938  American American football Gay[293]
Erin McLeod b. 1983  Canadian Association football Lesbian[294]
Beth Mead b. 1995  English Association football Lesbian[295]
Linda Medalen b. 1965  Norwegian Association football Lesbian[296]
Simona Meiler b. 1989   Swiss Snowboard Lesbian[297]
Rosa Mendes b. 1979  Canadian Professional wrestling Bisexual
Conner Mertens b. 1994/1995  American American football Bisexual[298]
Harriet Metcalf b. 1958  American Rowing Lesbian[299]
Kristie Mewis b. 1991  American Association football Lesbian[300]
Kim Meylemans b. 1996  Belgian Skeleton Lesbian[301][302]
Theresa Michalak b. 1992  German Swimming Lesbian[303]
Vivianne Miedema b. 1996  Dutch Association football Lesbian[304]
Linda Mienzer b. 1965  Bermudian Cricket Lesbian[305]
Hans Peter Minderhoud b. 1973  Dutch Equestrian Gay[157]
Greet Minnen b. 1997  Belgian Tennis Lesbian[306]
Matthew Mitcham b. 1988  Australian Diving Gay[307]
Eric Mitchell b. 1992  Canadian Ski jumping Gay[308]
Tara Moore b. 1992  British Tennis Lesbian[309]
Chris Morgan b. 1973  English Powerlifting Gay[310]
Carolina Morace b. 1964  Italian Association football Lesbian[311]
Jim Morris 1936–2016  American Professional bodybuilding Gay[312]
Chris Mosier b. 1980  American Triathlon Transgender[313]
Hannah Mouncey b. 1989  Australian Handball, Australian rules football Transgender, Lesbian[314]
Valerie Mulcahy b. 1983  Irish Gaelic football Lesbian[315]
Nadine Müller b. 1985  German Discus throw Lesbian[316]
Nina Müller b. 1980  German Handball Lesbian[317]
Susann Müller b. 1988  German Handball Lesbian[317]
Laura Nagtegaal b. 1975  Dutch Disc golf Transgender[318],[319]
Martina Navratilova b. 1956  Czech
 American
Tennis Lesbian[320]
Ondrej Nepela 1951–1989  Slovakian Figure skating Gay[94]
Robert Newton b. 1981  English Track and field Gay[321]
Bente Nordby b. 1974  Norwegian Association football Lesbian[221]
Scott Norton b. 1982  American Bowling Gay[322]
Jana Novotná 1968-2017  Czech Tennis Lesbian
Tegan Nox b. 1994  Welsh Professional wrestling Bisexual[323]
Diana Nyad b. 1949  American Swimming Lesbian[324]
Katja Nyberg b. 1979  Swedish Handball Lesbian[325]
Graeme Obree b. 1965  Scottish Cycling Gay[326]
Ryan O'Callaghan b. 1983  American American football Gay[327]
Kelley O'Hara b. 1988  American Association football [[]][328]
Ryan O'Meara b. 1984  American Ice dancing Gay[329]
Curdin Orlik b. 1993   Swiss Professional wrestling Gay[330][331]
Brian Orser b. 1961  Canadian Figure skating Gay[332]
Kanako Otsuji b. 1974  Japanese Karate Lesbian[333]
Caroline Ouellette b. 1979  Canadian Ice hockey Lesbian[80]
Nigel Owens b. 1971  Welsh Rugby referee Gay[334]
Matt Pacifici b. 1993  American Association football Gay[335]
Robert Páez b. 1994  Venezuelan Diving Gay[336]
Šárka Pančochová b. 1990  Czech Snowboard Lesbian[337]
Bob Paris b. 1959  Canadian
 American
Professional bodybuilding Gay[338]
Sandy Parker b. 1952  Canadian Professional wrestling Lesbian[339]
Lily Parr 1905–1978  English Association football Lesbian[340]
Anja Pärson b. 1981  Swedish Downhill skiing Lesbian[341]
Pat Patterson b. 1941  Canadian Professional wrestling Gay[342]
Maartje Paumen b. 1985  Dutch Field hockey Lesbian[117]
Lee Pearson b. 1974  English Equestrian Gay[343]
Christinna Pedersen b. 1986  Danish Badminton [344]
Otto Peltzer 1900–1970  German Track and field Gay[345]
Mike Penner 1957–2009  American Journalist Transgender[346]
Beate Peters b. 1959  German Track and field Lesbian[50]
Erin Phillips b. 1985  Australian Basketball, Australian rules football Lesbian[156]
David Pichler b. 1968  American Diving Gay[347]
Fernanda Pinilla b. 1993  Chilean Association football Lesbian[348]
Aslie Pitter b. 1960  English Association football Gay[349]
Jessica Platt b. 1989  Canadian Ice hockey Transgender[350]
Brian Pockar 1959–1992  Canadian Figure skating Gay[290]
Hope Powell b. 1966  English Association football Lesbian[351]
Lauren Powers b. 1961  American Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[352]
Allie Quigley b. 1986  American
 Hungarian
Basketball Lesbian[353]
Jocelyn Rae b. 1991  British Tennis Lesbian[354]
Eric Radford b. 1985  Canadian Figure skating Gay[355]
Megan Rapinoe b. 1985  American Association football Lesbian[356]
Lisa Raymond b. 1973  American Tennis Lesbian[357]
Stephen Rhodes b. 1984  American Motor racing Gay[358]
Renée Richards b. 1934  American Tennis Transgender[359]
Helen Richardson-Walsh b. 1981  British Field hockey Lesbian[108]
Kate Richardson-Walsh b. 1980  British Field hockey Lesbian[108]
Lucia Rijker b. 1967  Dutch Kickboxing Bisexual[360]
Adam Rippon b. 1989  American Figure skating Gay[361]
Ian Roberts b. 1965  Australian Rugby league Gay[362]
Ronald Robertson 1937–2000  American Figure skating Gay[363]
Robbie Rogers b. 1987  American Association football Gay[364]
Yulimar Rojas b. 1995  Venezuelan Track and field Lesbian[365]
Ana Romero b. 1987  Spanish Association football Lesbian[366]
Petra Rossner b. 1966  German Cycling Lesbian[19]
Olivier Rouyer b. 1955  French Association football Gay[367]
Paul Ruggeri b. 1988  American Gymnastic Gay[368]
Matthew Rush b. 1972  American Professional bodybuilding Gay[369]
Ryan Russell b. 1992  American American football Bisexual[370]
Kamilla Rytter Juhl b. 1983  Danish Badminton Lesbian[344]
Jaiyah Saelua b. 1988  American Samoan Association football Transgender[371]
Angela Salvagno b. 1976  American Professional bodybuilding Bisexual[372]
Michael Sam b. 1990  American American football Gay[373]
Macarena Sánchez b. 1991  Argentine Association football Lesbian[374]
Victoria Sandell Svensson b. 1977  Swedish Association football Lesbian[375]
Lianne Sanderson b. 1988  English Association football Lesbian[274]
Chip Sarafin b. ?  American American football Gay[376]
Christopher Saynt b. 1993  Scottish Professional wrestling Gay[377][378]
Erik Schinegger b. 1948  Austrian Downhill skiing Transgender[379]
Dale Scott b. 1959  American Baseball Gay[380]
Megan Schutt b. 1993  Australian Cricket Lesbian[381]
Caroline Seger b. 1985  Swedish Association football Lesbian[382]
Caster Semenya b. 1991  South African Athletics Lesbian, Intersex[383]
Csaba Serák b. 1986  Hungarian Professional bodybuilding Gay[384][385]
Jack Sexsmith b. 1992  English Professional wrestling Pansexual[386][387]
Patty Sheehan b. 1956  American Golf Lesbian[388]
Will Sheridan b. 1985  American Basketball Gay[389]
Bianca Sierra b. 1992  Mexican Association football Bisexual[287]
Jackie Silva b. 1962  Brazilian Beach volleyball Lesbian[390]
Eudy Simelane 1977–2008  South African Association football Lesbian[391]
Georgia Simmerling b. 1989  Canadian Track cycling Lesbian[392]
Roy Simmons 1956–2014  American American football Gay[393]
Brian Sims b. 1978  American American football Gay[394]
Blake Skjellerup b. 1985  New Zealander Speed skating Gay[395]
Vibeke Skofterud 1980–2018  Norwegian Cross country skiing Bisexual[206]
Katarzyna Skorupa b. 1984  Polish Volleyball Lesbian[396]
Rikke Skov b. 1980  Danish Handball Lesbian[397]
Jerry Smith 1943–1986  American American football Bisexual[398]
Emilce Sosa b. 1987  Argentine Volleyball Lesbian[399]
Douglas Souza b. 1995  Brazilian Volleyball Gay[400]
Judy Sowinski 1940–2011  American Roller derby Lesbian[401]
Muffin Spencer-Devlin b. 1953  American Golf Lesbian[320]
Sherida Spitse b. 1990  Dutch Association football Lesbian[402]
Helen Stephens 1918–1994  American Track and field Lesbian[403]
Britney Stinson b. 1991  American Baseball, American football, rugby Transgender, bisexual[404]
Casey Stoney b. 1982  English Association football Lesbian[405]
Beth Storry b. 1978  British Field hockey Lesbian[108]
Samantha Stosur b. 1984  Australian Tennis Lesbian[406]
Luke Strong b. 1993  English Trampolining Bisexual[407]
Martina Strutz b. 1981  German Track and field Lesbian[408]
Rennae Stubbs b. 1971  Australian Tennis Lesbian[357]
Tricia Stumpf b. 1970  American Skeleton Lesbian[409]
Fumie Suguri b. 1980  Japanese Figure skating Bisexual[410][280]
Zach Sullivan b. 1994  British Ice hockey Bisexual[411]
Pia Sundhage b. 1960  Swedish Association football Lesbian[412]
Jan Švub b. 1982  Czech Professional bodybuilding Gay[413]
Emma Swanson b. 1995  Australian Australian rules football Lesbian[83]
Stacy Sykora b. 1977  American Volleyball Lesbian[414]
Blyth Tait b. 1961  New Zealander Equestrian Gay[415]
Nanae Takizawa b. 1987  Japanese Volleyball Lesbian[416]
Connor Taras b. ?  Canadian Kayak Gay[417]
Diana Taurasi b. 1982  American Basketball Lesbian[418]
Jodie Taylor b. 1986  English Association football Lesbian[419]
Penny Taylor b. 1981  Australian Basketball Lesbian[418]
David Testo b. 1981  American Association football Gay[420]
Ina-Yoko Teutenberg b. 1974  German Cycling Lesbian[421]
Mark Tewksbury b. 1968  Canadian Swimming Gay[299]
Carole Thate b. 1971  Dutch Field hockey Lesbian[15]
Gareth Thomas b. 1974  Welsh Rugby Gay[citation needed]
Markus Thormeyer b. 1997  Canadian Swimming Gay[422]
Ian Thorpe b. 1982  Australian Swimming Gay[423]
Bill Tilden 1893–1953  American Tennis Gay[424]
Ted Tinling 1910–1990  English Tennis Gay[425]
Susannah Townsend b. 1989  British Field Hockey Lesbian[426]
Emma Trott b. 1989  British Cycling Lesbian[427]
Esera Tuaolo b. 1968  American American football Gay[428]
Marcus Urban b. 1971  German Association football Gay[429]
Brian Vahaly b. 1979  American Tennis Gay[430]
Sarah Vaillancourt b. 1985  Canadian Ice hockey Lesbian[206]
Daniëlle van de Donk b. 1991  Dutch Association football Lesbian[431]
Merel van Dongen b. 1993  Dutch Association football Lesbian[432]
Michele Van Gorp b. 1977  American Basketball Lesbian[433]
Sanne van Kerkhof b. 1987  Dutch Speed skating Lesbian[434]
Alison Van Uytvanck b. 1994  Belgian Tennis Lesbian[435]
Courtney Vandersloot b. 1989  American
 Hungarian
Basketball Lesbian[353]
Dan Veatch b. 1965  American Swimming Gay[436]
Julian Venonsky b. 1993  American Rowing Gay[437]
Sophie Vercruyssen b. 1992  Belgian Bobsleigh Lesbian[438]
Laura Verdonschot b. 1996  Belgian Cyclocross Lesbian[230]
Mike Verschuur b. 1987  Dutch Motor racing Gay[439]
Linda Villumsen b. 1985  New Zealander Cycling Lesbian[427]
Lisa-Marie Vizaniari b. 1971  Australian Track and field, boxing Lesbian[440]
Chris Voth b. 1990  Canadian Indoor volleyball Gay[441]
Tom Waddell 1937–1987  American Decathlon; creator of the Gay Games Gay[442]
Kira Walkenhorst b. 1990  German Beach volleyball Lesbian[443]
Jackie Walker 1950—2002  American American football Gay[444]
Louisa Wall b. 1972  New Zealander Rugby Lesbian[445]
Ji Wallace b. 1977  Australian Gymnastics Gay[446]
Sarah Walsh b. 1983  Australian Association football Lesbian[447]
Abby Wambach b. 1980  American Association football Lesbian[448]
Jeffrey Wammes b. 1987  Dutch Gymnastics Gay[449]
Kendall Wesenberg b. 1990  American skeleton racer Bisexual[450]
Ann Wauters b. 1980  Belgian Basketball Lesbian[451]
Saskia Webber b. 1971  American Association football Lesbian[452]
Johnny Weir b. 1984  American Figure skating Gay[453]
Rick Welts b. 1953  American Basketball executive Gay[454]
Peter Wherrett 1936–2009  Australian Motor racing Transgender[455]
Diane Whipple 1968–2001  American Lacrosse Lesbian[456]
Sue Wicks b. 1966  American Basketball Lesbian[457]
Marieke Wijsman b. 1975  Dutch Speed skating Lesbian[458]
Marlon Williams b. 1988  American American football Bisexual[459]
Hannah Wilkinson b. 1992  New Zealander Association football Lesbian[460]
Nicola Williams b. 1982  Australian Association football Lesbian[311]
David Wilson b. 1966  Canadian Figure skating Gay[461]
Keelin Winters b. 1988  American Association football Lesbian[462]
Paul Wirtz 1958–2006  Canadian Figure skating Gay[355]
Chris Witty b. 1975  American Speed skating Lesbian[421]
Andrea Worrall b. 1977  Welsh Association football Lesbian[463]
Ireen Wüst b. 1986  Dutch Speed skating Bisexual[206][464]
Alissa Wykes b. 1967  American American football Lesbian[465]
Kirsty Yallop b. 1986  New Zealander Association football Lesbian[466]
Tameka Yallop (née Butt) b. 1991  Australian Association football Lesbian[466]
Yoko Yamada b. 1979  Japanese Professional wrestling, MMA Bisexual[467]
Darren Young b. 1983  American Professional wrestling Gay[468]
Sharnee Zoll-Norman b. 1986  American Basketball Lesbian[469]

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