Yesterday, openly lesbian Natasha Kai (pictured) and the U.S. women’s soccer team beat Brazil 1 – 0 to win the Gold. Although Brazil outplayed the U.S. for most of the match, excellent work by goalkeeper Hope Solo kept the U.S. in the game long enough for Carli Loyd to score in extra time.
Despite not performing well in the 3m springboard, openly gay diver Matthew Mitcham rebounded nicely in the 10m platform. Moving into the semifinals he is second out of 30 divers. Way to go! You can watch Matthew dive tonight on NBC at 10 ET. For more information and to check your local listings, please visit NBC’s Olympics Web site.