Famous Gay Athletes

Jason Collins
Jason Collins
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 17: Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Wizards 95-92. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers  tackle Kwame Harris  sets for play  against the Jacksonville Jaguars December 18, 2005 in Jacksonville.  The Jaguars defeated the 49ers 10 - 9.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Kwame Harris
San Francisco 49ers tackle Kwame Harris sets for play against the Jacksonville Jaguars December 18, 2005 in Jacksonville. The Jaguars defeated the 49ers 10 - 9. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
San Francisco 49ers tackle Kwame Harris sets for play against the Jacksonville Jaguars December 18, 2005 in Jacksonville. The Jaguars defeated the 49ers 10 - 9. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
David Kopay
David Kopay
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 29: David Kopay arrives at The Advocate 45th Presented by Lexus held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 29, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Advocate)
Roy Simmons
Roy Simmons
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 1: Former NY Giant Roy Simmons attends the VH1/Taboo World Aids Day Event at the Paramount Hotel December 1, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
Esera Tuaolo
Esera Tuaolo
NEW YORK - MARCH 27: Author Esera Tuaolo attends the 17th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Marriott Marquis Hotel March 27, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)
Billy Bean
Billy Bean
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 29: Former MLB player Billy Bean arrives at The Advocate 45th Presented by Lexus held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 29, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Advocate)
"They can't ever say now that a gay man can't play in the majors, because I'm a gay man and I made it." – Glenn Burke -
Glenn Burke
Glenn Lawrence Burke was a Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics from 1976 to 1979. (credit: Wikipedia)
"They can't ever say now that a gay man can't play in the majors, because I'm a gay man and I made it." – Glenn Burke - <br /><br />
Dave Pallone
Dave Pallone
1985: MLB NL Umprie Dave Pallone looks on during a 1985 MLB season game. (Photo by: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
John Amaechi
John Amaechi
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 26: Britain's first NBA basketball star John Amaechi poses after receiving his Officer of the British Empire Medal (OBE) from the Prince of Wales at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on October 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Lewis Whyld - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Latasha Byear
Latasha Byear
HOUSTON - MAY 1: Latasha Byears #00 of the Houston Comets poses for a portrait during WNBA Media Day on May 1, 2008 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)
Brittney Griner
Brittney Griner
PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 20: Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury poses for a photo during her introduction to the team on April 20, 2013 at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)
Sheryl Swoopes
Sheryl Swoopes
HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 14: WNBA Legend Sheryl Swoopes poses for portraits during the NBAE Circuit as part of 2013 All-Star Weekend at the Hilton Americas Hotel on February 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
Michele Van Gorp
Michele Van Gorp
PHOENIX - AUGUST 20: Michele Van Gorp #31 of the Minnesota Lynx rebounds against the Phoenix Mercury on August 20, 2003 at America West Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images Licence Agreement. (Photo by Barry Gossage/WNBAE via Getty Images)
Natalie Cook
Natalie Cook
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 22: Natalie Cook of the Australian Beach Volleyball team speaks to the media during a press conference at Olympic Park on July 22, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Orlando Cruz
Orlando Cruz
KISSIMMEE, FL - OCTOBER 19: Boxer Orlando Cruz prepares to box at Kissimmee Civic Center on October 19, 2012 in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Emile Griffith
Emile Griffith
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 25: Former boxer Emile Griffith attends the premiere of "Black Magic" at The Apollo Theatre February 25, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Christy Martin
Christy Martin
16 Nov 2001: Christy Martin weighs-in, in preparation for her fight with Lisa Holewyne on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: John Gichigi/ALLSPORT
Judith Arndt
Judith Arndt
Germany 's gold medalist Judith Arndt celebrates on the podium of the women's Elite Time Trial at the UCI Road World Championships on September 18, 2012 in Valkenburg. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages)
Graeme Obree
Graeme Obree
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: British cyclist Graeme Obree races during the qualification round of Individual Pursuit at the Luis Galan velodrome in Bogota, 27 September 1995. Obree made third time in the category with 4,25.701 minutes at the World Cycling Championships. (Photo credit should read PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)
Greg Louganis
Greg Louganis
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 31: U.S. Olympin Greg Louganis visits the USA House at the Royal College of Art on July 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for USOC)
Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - MARCH 11: Laureus Academy Member Martina Navratilova attends the Women In Sport Press Conference at the Windsor Atlantica during the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards on March 11, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images For Laureus)
David Testo
David Testo
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 04: Montreal Impact midfielder David Testo attends the 2012 Human Rights Campaign Gala at The Waldorf=Astoria on February 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
Jeffrey Buttle
Jeffrey Buttle
TOKYO - APRIL 09: Jeffrey Buttle performs during the Stars on Ice 2010 at Yoyogi National Gymnasium on April 9, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images)
Matthew Mitcham
Matthew Mitcham
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23: Matthew Mitcham of Australia speaks to the press during previews ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
Megan Rapinoe
Megan Rapinoe
NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 13: Megan Rapinoe #15 of the U.S. Womens National Team plays against the Scotland Women's National Team at LP Field on February 13, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 17: Former tennis player Billie Jean King attends the 33rd Annual Salute To Women In Sports Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on October 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Johnny Weir
Johnny Weir
Johnny Weir of USA skating during the men's short program of 2012 Finlandia Trophy Espoo International figure skating competition in Espoo, on October 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ LEHTIKUVA / Antti Aimo-Koivisto *** FINLAND OUT *** (Photo credit should read ANTTI AIMO-KOIVISTO/AFP/GettyImages)
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