GLAAD recognized several out athletes on stage at Saturday's 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the historic Waldorf Astoria in New York including Derrick Gordon, Darren Young, Blake Skjellerup and Jessica Aguilar during the Ketel One-sponsored toast for those forwarding equality.
Today, GLAAD released "Out of the Closet: Onward to Victory," a graphic that celebrates lesbian, trans, bi, and gay athletes whose visibility has furthered equality.
GLAAD exclusive: Blake Skjellerup on being out in sports, helping LGBT kids, and how to change the worldRead More
"Journey of the Gay Athlete": The story of 3 athletes sharing their story about sports and being gay
The "Journey of the Gay Athlete" documentary follows 3 professional athletes: Blake Skjellerup, Robbie Rogers and Brittney Griner who discuss the struggles they faced as gay-identified sports figures.
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