Lesbian ice hockey

Duration: 4min 28sec Views: 1774 Submitted: 02.05.2020
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We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Kendra Fisher, an elite hockey player in Canada, talks publicly for the first time about being gay. The mental illness advocate now hopes to add her voice to the fight against homophobia in sports. Kendra Fisher, a former elite ice hockey goalie for Canada and current inline hockey player, opened up about her sexual orientation in a public forum for the first time at the Canadian Olympic Committee's OneTeam round table last week, saying with a pause and conviction: "I am a gay athlete.

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The hardest things in life, and those with the biggest pay off, usually are the hardest things to do. But it took strength and courage, and some time, for her to be open about it. That made my life way easier. I never had to go through something hard with my family and friends so that was great on my end. That was in Daoust says coming out was akin to having pounds taken off her shoulders; finally, she could be herself around family and friends and end the hiding.

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Of course, I knew how idiotic all that garbage was. I knew there were straight and gay female players from all walks of life, and I knew they were as friendly and multifaceted as any other group of people. I knew how that hateful mindset said everything about the anger and confusion a head and heart must be entangled in to arrive at those baseless conclusions, and said nothing about the targets of that hate. Rather, I was troubled to think female players would have to stay in the closet for the years and decades to come as irrational loathing was passed down from one homophobic generation of backward people to another. Keeping your private life to yourself was the best way to keep a semblance of order in your day-to-day existence.
This is a list of notable, openly lesbian , gay , bisexual , pansexual , and transgender sportspeople as well as those who identify as belonging to the broader queer community. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. This list could be expanded with people from: Category:Bisexual sportspeople , Category:Gay sportsmen , Category:Lesbian sportswomen and Category:Transgender and transsexual sportspeople.