On the occasion of the new year, the German swimmer Theresa Michalak (on the right) introduced her girlfriend thus making her public coming out.
In October, we expressed our dissatisfaction with the proposal of the International Olympic Committee which included to supposedly protect LGBT athletes against discrimination under the term "other" in the contract between the committee and a city willing to host the Olympic Games. This month, we are satisfied because the IOC has modified an amendment of the Olympic Charter to offer protection based on sexuality.
Rose Cossar, a gymnast who represented Canada at the last Summer Olympics in 2012, has talked about her coming out and the years she has hidden her true nature for fear of not being able to practice her sport.
One would have thought that this was it, that the International Olympic Committee finally moved to fight against discrimination sudden by LGBT people. But no!
During US Open, the openly lesbian former tennis player Martina Navratilova proposed her partner!