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Gus Kenworthy and Matthew Wilkas have parted ways after four years. The Olympic freestyle skier and actor – whose credits include Gayby and Bonding – met over Instagram in 2015, shortly after Gus historically came out as gay to the world in an interview with ESPN. Last year during the Winter Olympics, Gus received massive praise after he memorably kissed Matthew on live television. It was lauded as being a significant moment in visibility of LGBTQ athletes. A representative for Gus confirmed to...

Kenworthy and the hills of California (Photo: SMITH)Gus Kenworthy, Olympic freeskier, actor and HIV/AIDS advocate, is putting his muscular legs to work this summer and riding in the AIDS/LifeCycle from June 2-8, 2019.  Using his status as an LGBT and US representative in the Olympics, his rather large following on social media, and that beautiful smile, he is hoping to bring awareness to the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic and fundraise for services supporting testing, prevention, care, and more. Preparing to bring...
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Florida is Honoring Gay Olympian Gus Kenworthy Gus Kenworthy is still riding on the high of the 2018 Winter Olympics (and the on air kiss he had during it). The openly gay Olympian has had sponsorship after sponsorship be announced, and now he has a new official role/title too. Gus Kentworthy has been announced to the 2018 Grand Marshal at Miami's Beach Gay Pride next month. The statement revealing this news says that Kenworthy is proud to serve as grand marshal "hot...
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Eric hit back at Gus' tweet that suggested the president's daughter was not welcome in PyeongChang over the weekend Donald Trump’s son Eric has hit back at Gus Kenworthy for criticizing Ivanka, the president’s daughter, on Twitter. Many Team USA athletes were reportedly happy to meet her during the Games’ final weekend. But Gus, 24, did not feel the same, tweeting: ‘tf is she doing here?’. Eric Trump slams Gus Kenworthy’s comments as ‘disgusting’ After commenting on Twitter about his disdain, her brother Eric,...
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The friendship between openly gay Olympians Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy has been one of the best things to come out of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, and on Today, the duo spilled about all of their highlights over the past two weeks! Rippon made headlines for taking a stand against Mike Pence, and when asked about his attitude now that the games are over, Rippon, classy as ever, stated: I feel that Mike Pence doesn’t stand for anything that...
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The Winter Olympic games have a total of 15 out and proud members of the LGBTQ community competing for the gold, and so far, the numbers we've pulled in have been very impressive. A total of seven medals have been won by four of our LGBTQ athletes this time around, including two gold, two silver and three bronze. Here is a look at who won what so far (and congratulations to all who have competed and represented for our community!) Eric Radford:...
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We have even more exciting news to share with you all concerning openly gay athletes and Olympics Medals. We shared with you earlier that Adam Rippon had earned a bronze medal for his solo run, and now it seems another gay athlete took home the gold. When we first introduced you to Eric Radford, we shared that he was yet another openly gay athlete going to the Winter Olympics. Radford, along with his team skate partner Meagan Duhamel, represented Canada well and...
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I had bookmarked the outsports.com story, 2018 Olympics will have a record 13 out LGBTQ athletes, but when I came back to do the write-up, it had changed to 14. Often when we do this list, readers will alert us to someone we missed and we very much appreciate the tips. Send us any names we missed, along with relevant links, to: outsports@gmail.com. Bravo outsports.com for saying, "HELLO! We missed one! Whoops!" We love the peeps over at outsports.com for bringing...
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"When I’m able to go out there and really be me, I’m able to put my hard work forward," said Rippon, 28. Figure skater Adam Rippon, who’s earned a reputation for speaking his mind, has become the first openly gay man to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Despite a disappointing fourth-place finish at the U.S. national championships this weekend, Rippon was named to the U.S. Winter Olympics figure-skating team on Sunday morning. “I can’t believe I am...
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Last we checked, the “gay Super Bowl” was Pride. And the Olympics. And Memorial Day weekend. OK, any holiday really. So by that logic, yes, Halloween is also the gay Super Bowl. In an ad for the upcoming Halloween episode of The Real O’Neals, this metaphor is brought to life, and more importantly, to dance! Since this is the first Halloween for fictional Kenny as an out and proud teen, he has big, big plans. Watch below: Source
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Grindr is spilling the tea on all the “chatting” than went down in Rio during the Olympics earlier this month. According to data published by the hook-up app today, a stunning 38,000 people from 109 nations were using Grindr in Rio, racking up an incredible 14 million messages during a two-week period. Grindr’s statistics do not include any identifying factors, unlike a post earlier this month by the Daily Beast. An interactive map allows you to see which countries guys chatted with...
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Ah, the kiss cam. That cute, time tested stunt seen at sporting events around the world to keep people entertained during slow moments between the action. It’s a lot less cute when you add homophobia into the mix, as TV presenter Paul Hand did while commentating on the women’s tennis singles quarterfinals of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. “Let’s hope they don’t go on to two blokes sat next to each other,” Hand said, after encouraging straight couples to kiss. The BBC has issued an apology,...

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Here’s a weekend treat that’s sure to please both your eyes and ears. New York actor and model Nick Sandell has been warming up his pipes. Uploading...

OMG. American actor and model Max Emerson hasn’t been shy about showing off his assets on social media. The 29-year-old previously went skinny dipping and stripped...