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Figure skater Brian Boitano has publicly come out as gay, days after being named to President Obama's official Olympic delegation for the upcoming winter games in Sochi. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Barack Obama Brian Boitano Billie Jean King
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He’s kept his sexuality private for many years, but after the recent drama involving the 2014 Sochi Olympics Brian Boitano is finally ready to open up about being a gay man. In a statement released this afternoon (December 19), the Olympic...Show More Summary
Olympic gold medalist Brian Boitano, one of the athletes appointed by President Barack Obama to represent the United States at the Sochi Olympics, announced Thursday that he is gay. "I am many things: a son, a brother, and uncle, a friend, an athlete, a cook, an author, and being gay is just one part of who I am," Boitano said.
In advance of his trip to the Sochi Olympics as a member of the U.S. delegation, former figure skater Brian Boitano comes out as unaware that he is commonly understood to be gay. Read more...
White House press secretary Jay Carney is denying that the choice of out athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow to represent the U.S. during the Winter Olympics is part of a pro-LGBT agenda. read more
A high-profile American athlete in the U.S. delegation to next year’s Winter Olympics announced Thursday that he is gay, at a time when Olympics host Russia has warned of outward expressions of homosexuality during the games in Sochi. Show More Summary
Display Title: WATCH: Out Sochi Olympics Delegate Caitlin Cahow Talks to Matt Lauer About Going to Russia Short Teaser Title: WATCH: Out Sochi Olympics Delegate Caitlin Cahow On Going to Russia Caitlin Cahow on being honored to be an official delegate to the Sochi Olympics. read more
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The Lake Placid Games in 1932 marked the first time that the Olympic Winter Games had been held in North America – and the first outside Europe – and helped bring worldwide recognition to Lake Placid, leading to increased tourism, which...Show More Summary
I am currently skating in Europe but want to provide a statement regarding my appointment to the Olympic delegation. I have been fortunate to represent the United States of America in three different Olympics, and now I am honored to be part of the presidential delegation to the Olympics in Sochi. It has been my […]
Fifty days before heading to Russia as a delegate for the United States during the Sochi Olympic Games, Boitano announced in a statement Thursday that he is gay. read more
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Will join two other openly gay athletes in U.S. delegation to Sochi Olympics
Olympic champion figure skater Brian Boitano came out publicly today in a statement released by his publicist: I am currently skating in Europe but want to provide a statement regarding my appointment to the Olympic delegation. I have been fortunate...
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi were already shaping up to be an event at which sexual orientation played a significant role, in large part because of Russia's stringent anti-gay propaganda law. The United States already upped the ante this week by naming two gay athletes to its delegation attending the Games. Show More Summary
Two days after being named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi, Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano has announced he is gay. But the 1988 gold medalist says Thursday in a statement that “being gay is just one part of who I am....Show More Summary
Turns out the US is sending three openly gay athletes as part of its delegation to the Sochi Olympics, because Brian Boitano is also headed there and the figure skater just came out today. "I am many things: a son, a brother, and uncle, a friend, an athlete, a cook,...