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6 Professional LGBTQ sportspersons making their teams proud

There are several LGBTQ sportspersons worldwide who are making their team proud with their outstanding skills and talent. Here’s a brief list of our top six picks for the same.

Today’s progressive society has shown that equality isn’t just limited to ethnicity and race alone, but it’s also important for people’s sexual orientation and identification. That’s why LGBTQ is leading several areas, including the sports industry.

The community has been dominating the betting industry, too. They actively participate in interpreting NFL predictions to outshine other wagerers.

You can also take a look at the NFL expert picks and see for yourself.

Not just that, there are several LGBTQ sportspersons worldwide who are making their team proud with their outstanding skills and talent. Here’s a brief list of our top six picks for the same:


Meet OhMyV33nus, an Esport player who plays for the Blacklist international (captain). The player’s real name is Johnmar Villaluna, and he is famous for Mobile Legends Professional League. Like other athletes on the list, OhMyV33nus is a proud member of the LGBTQ community. 

Nicola Adams

Nicola Adams is known for her Olympic gold and professional boxing career. With her superb boxing skills, she has shown the world what she’s capable of. Although there was a lot of fuss about her being a bi-sexual, she cleared the rumors and announced that she is a lesbian.

Sue Bird

Sue Bird has been leading the charts in WNBA with four titles. Her list of achievements also includes four Olympic gold and the FIBA world cup. In simple terms, she is the queen of basketball.

About her sexuality, in 2017, she came off as lesbian. Her back then and current partner is Meghan Rapinoe.

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Matthew Mitcham

Matthew Mitcham is a renowned Australian diver and trampolinist who has made his name through several titles. He has bagged an Olympic medal and was also the second highest single-dive score in Olympic history. In 2008, he came off as gay.

Casey Stoney

Casey Stoney is a former football player and head coach of San Diego Wave FC. She is known for her outstanding defending skills and is often called the football monolith. In 2014, she came off as a lesbian. Her current partner is Meghan Harris.

Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand is an acclaimed sprinter and a national champion in the women’s 100 meters event. She is the very first Indian to bag a gold medal in a 100 m race competition (global level). In 2019, Chand came off as a lesbian. Recently, she accepted that she is still in love with her girlfriend, truly, madly, and deeply. 

That’s it. These are the sportspeople from the LGBTQ community who are making the world proud with their talent.


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