Authenticity has paid off for this Olympian.
The skateboarding community worships Brian Anderson as a god, but for many years kept his sexuality a secret from nearly
The skater reveals he was "totally scared" as a young adult.
This article originally appeared on OutSports. After a Summer Olympic Games that saw a record-smashing number of publicly
This article by Cyd Zeigler originally appeared on Outsports. The publicly out gay, lesbian and bisexual Olympic athletes
There were a record 53 publicly out gay, lesbian and bisexual Olympians in Rio.
In the world of sports entertainment, anything is possible -- anything but the fair and accurate representation of the LGBT community, it would seem. Historically, pro wrestling has portrayed gay characters less than charitably, acknowledges Lucha Underground star Joey Ryan.
"Nobody was calling."
"We were wrong," the editors wrote.
At the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, I wrote about the record number of out LGBT athletes competing in Rio for ThinkProgress.org