Just six openly-gay athletes are competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Here's a look at some of the Olympians who are gay, both past and present.
Brian Boitano, American figure skater (Sarajevo 1984, Calgary 1988, Lillehammer 1994)
Lisa Raymond, American tennis player (London 2012)
Belle Brockhoff, Australian snowboarder (Sochi 2014)
Ireen Wüst, Dutch speed skater (Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014)
Stacy Sykora, American volleyball player (Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008)
Sheryl Swoopes, American basketball player (Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004)
Anja Parson, Swedish alpine skier (Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010)
Brian Orser, Canadian figure skater (Sarajevo 1984, Calgary 1988)
Cheryl Maas, Dutch snowboarder (Nagano 1998, Salt Lake City 2002, Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014)
Mathew Helm, Australian diver (Athens 2004)
Johnny Weir, American figure skater (Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010)
Chris Witty, American speed skater and cyclist (Nagano 1998, Sydney 2000, Salt Lake City 2002)
Ryan O'Meara, American ice dancer (Turin 2006)
Mark Tewksbury, Canadian swimmer (Barcelona 1992)
Martina Navratilova, Czech-American tennis player (Athens 2004)
Greg Louganis, American diver (Montreal 1976, Los Angeles 1984, Seoul 1988)
Tom Daley, British diver (Beijing 2008, London 2012)
Anastasia Bucsis, Canadian speed skater (Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014)
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