Thanks to these prominent athletes who are gay, the sports world is becoming more and more accepting of homosexual players.
Who is the most famous gay athlete? Football star Michael Sam made headlines in when he became the first openly gay athlete to be drafted into the NFL.
Olympic diver Greg Louganis is openly gay. He came out publicly in on The Oprah Show.
And tennis star Billie Jean King was the first female athlete to publicly come out way back in professiohal He professional gay men the first active athlete to come out as gay in any of the major American sports.
His announcement provoked mixed reactions from his fellow players and the media. United States of America.
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