Canadian Olympian Charline Labonte, who won a gold medal during the Olympic Games in Sochi, announced she is a lesbian.
June is the Pride month and to celebrate that, YouTube and Google joined and launched the #ProudToPlay campaign centered on the sport.
In an interview, the lesbian soccer player Abby Wambach talked about her career, her future and in particular the world cup and the Olympic Games of 2016. She also spoke about her recent wedding and her public coming out.
Since the beginning of the Paralympics Games of Sochi, the city of Prince Albert in Canada decided to raise a rainbow flag to show its support to the LGBT community of Russia.
Casey Stoney, lesbian and captain of the English football soccer team, said she would go neither to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia nor to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Quatar because of anti-gay laws of the two countries.