List of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender sportspeople, and the year in which their sexuality was disclosed (or they gained prominence as a sportsman if they were already publicly LGBT).


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  1. Whittell, Ian (2007-02-07). I'm gay, says British basketball star: John Amaechi is first male basketball player to come out in US. The Times. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hannan, Liz. "Divided in sport, united in love: two women and a baby boy". The Sunday Age, July 1, 2007.
  3. 3.0 3.1 German cyclist Arndt livid over exclusion of lesbian lover. ABC News (Australia) (2004-08-16). Retrieved on 2007-05-23.
  4. About Mianne Bagger. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.
  5. About Benjamin Barrows. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.
  6. Billy Bean. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.
  7. Hansen, Asle. Homohetsen fikk Thomas til å legge opp (Norwegian). Dagbladet. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.
  8. Glenn Burke, an Openly Gay Baseball Player, Dies. Reuters (1995-06-01). Retrieved on 2007-05-23.
  9. Kobrin, Sandra; Levin, Jason. "The Glass Closet", Los Angeles Times, 2005-08-21. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. 
  10. Survival of the Fittest. Instinct (2007-02-01).
  11. 11.0 11.1 Cranston, Toller; Martha Lowder Kimball (2000). When Hell Freezes Over: Should I Bring My Skates?. McClelland & Stewart. ISBN 0771023375. 
  12. On This Day, February 11: 1976: John Curry skates to Olympic gold. BBC (2007). Retrieved on 2007-05-23.
  13. Cayleff, Susan E. (Summer 1992). "The "Texas Tomboy": The Life and Legend of Babe Didrikson Zaharias". OAH Magazine of History 7. Organization of American Historians. ISSN 0882-228X. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.</cite>  </li>
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 Buzinski, Jim. Out Athletes. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  15. Kingston, Gary (2006-08-01). Banned for mocking transgendered winner: Podium protest earns second-place cyclist censure. Vancouver Sun. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  16. <cite id="CITEREFBuzinski">Buzinski, Jim (11 August, 2004), “These aren't the Gay Games”,, <>. Retrieved on 4 April 2008</cite>  </li>
  17. Allen, Matt (August 2004). Justin Fashanu. attitude. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  18. 18.0 18.1 Zeigler, Cyd (2007). Georgia hockey goalie comes out. Retrieved on 2007-08-14. </li>
  19. <cite class="book" style="font-style:normal" id="Reference-Brennan-1997">Brennan, Christine (1997). Inside Edge: A Revealing Journey into the Secret World of Figure Skating. ISBN 0385486073.</cite>  </li>
  20. Ed Gallagher, who turned suicide attempt to activism, dies. New York Blade (2005-05-13). Retrieved on 2007-06-10. </li>
  21. Kennedy, Mark (1996-09-26). She's fast! She's crazy! She's a mountain-bike goddess. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  22. Garber, Greg (2005-05-27). Now I get to be like everybody else. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  23. Belge, Kathy. One Lesbian Olympian's Story. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  24. Gay Games IV: 1994. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  25. Briefly About Gro. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  26. Garber, Greg (2007-05-25). Is gay coach's dismissal a cautionary tale?. Retrieved on 2007-06-10. </li>
  27. Bruce Hayes. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  28. 28.0 28.1 OS-hjältarna: Vi är homosexuella (article is in Swedish). Retrieved on 2007-08-06. </li>
  29. Helen Hull Jacobs (2004-07-03). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  30. Simmons, Todd (1997-01-21). Out at the Olympics - gay platform diver Patrick Jeffrey. The Advocate. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  31. <cite id="CITEREFSummers">Summers, C.T (2006-09-15), “Wrestler Orlando Jordan :: Bi and Proud”, EDGE New York City</cite> . </li>
  32. Peter Karlsson (2002-09-28). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  33. Chris Kanyon Speaks, Says WWE Fired Him Because He Is Gay. iMPACT Wrestling Magazine (2006-09-10). Retrieved on 2007-06-10. </li>
  34. Caldwell, John (2004-12-07). Out and silver in Holland. The Advocate. </li>
  35. Belge, Kathy. Billie Jean King: Tennis Legend. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  36. Garber, Greg (1999-01-15). Still waiting for a hero. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  37. Jones, Chris. "Mark Leduc", National Post, 1999-06-22.  </li>
  38. Belge, Kathy. Amelie Mauresmo: Lesbian Tennis Star. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  39. 39.0 39.1 <cite class="book" style="font-style:normal" id="Reference-Hamilton-1999">Hamilton, Scott; Lorenzo Benet (1999). Landing It: My Life On And Off The Ice. ISBN 1575664666.</cite>  </li>
  40. 40.0 40.1 Heroes Among Us: Holly Metcalf and Mark Tewksbury. WGBH Lectures (2003-04-30). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  41. Chunky Muscle. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  42. 42.0 42.1 Romesburg, Don (2002-10-01). Muffin Spencer-Devlin tees off on coming out: June 11, 1996. The Advocate. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  43. Townley, Ben (2004-08-24). Athens 2004: UK's only gay athlete talks. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
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  45. Brian Orser. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  46. Bevan, Nathan (2007-05-20). Ref's gay torment. Western Mail. Retrieved on 2007-07-10. </li>
  47. Romesburg, Don (2001-09-11). A model gay marriage goes bad - former Mr. Universe Bob Paris and former Playgirl model Rod Jackson. The Advocate. </li>
  48. Louganis, Greg (1997-08-19). Taking the plunge - gay national diver David Pichler. The Advocate. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  49. Pearce, Linda (2006-01-07). Rennae out of closet, in your face. The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  50. Kraus, Carolyn (2002). Renee Richards. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  51. 51.0 51.1 Karrie Webb (2004-11-14). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  52. Interview with Ian Roberts. ABC News (Australia) (2005-09-26). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  53. Sheehan Comes Out in Golf World. GLAAD Publication Archives (1998-04-10). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  54. Provenzano, Jim. Who was the first gay football player to play in the Super Bowl?. Baltimore OutLoud. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  55. Never lost for words. The Age (2006-01-07). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  56. Rieken, Kristie (2005-10-26). Sheryl Swoopes comes out: 'I'm finally OK with the idea of who I love'. The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  57. Comment: Coming out not seen as sporting. Pink News (2007-01-31). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  58. Williams, Bradley David (June 2006). Martina Calling. Retrieved on 2007-08-15. </li>
  59. <cite style="font-style:normal">Tuaolo, Esera; with Luke Cyphers (2002-10-30). "Free and Clear". ESPN the Magazine. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.</cite>  </li>
  60. Espera, Troy (2006-08-04). Gay Swimmer Daniel Veatch Breaks World Record at Outgames. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  61. Waddell, Tom (1937-1987). Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  62. Steinhaus, Rochelle (2007-05-23). Whipple's legacy. Court TV. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  63. Solomon, Alisa (2000-08-09). Sue Wicks's Forward Behavior: The New York Liberty Vet Talks Dollars, Planes, and Lesbians. The Village Voice. Retrieved on 2007-05-23. </li>
  64. Flett, Ted (2006-02-16). Toronto choreographer becomes figure skating's hottest property. Xtra!. Retrieved on 2007-03-29. </li></ol>

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