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Saturday, August 9, 2008

The LesPlanet's Olympics...

Hi dear people of this colorful and wonderful our planet behind the rainbow, have started the Olympic Games as we know, and this year more than ever ironically, is being held at one of the countries (for me) more beautiful in the world but is one where censorship is always present, but this year there are many athletes of all nationalities involved in these Olympics that have openly declared gays, lesbians and bisexuals.

And certainly there are many more athletes who are suspected or rumored to be gay, but this time we mean those who have said publicamante "YES, I AM."

Some inhabitants of LesPlanet athletes that we see in Beijing are:

Vicky Galindo (EE.UU., Softbol)

She has 27 years born in Union City, CA is second base in the U.S. Olympic team.

She was openly bisexual in an interview on Advocate. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he plays his football team.

Lauren Lappin (EE.UU., Softbol)

Lauren Lappin is the Catcher of USA Olympic team.

Born in Anaheim, CA, aged 24, left the cabinet to feel inspired by the interview Vicky Galindo.

Natasha Kai (EE.UU., Fútbol)

This Hawaiian 25-year-old left the closet in June in an interview with NBCOlympics.com when he referred to had broken with his girlfriend.

She is in front of the U.S. Olympic team Natasha has 19 tattoos. (easy to find in the stadium).

Victoria "Vickan" Svensson (Suecia, Fútbol)

For the 31-year-old is captain of the Swedish Olympic team, presented recently talked to the Swedish newspaper Expressen about their sexual orientation.

These are the third Olympics for Svensson.

Rennae Stubbs (Australia, Tennis)

Beijing will be the fourth Olympics for Rennae Stubbs, aged 37.

In 2006 she told Australian newspaper The Age:

I always say to my friends, "Wouldn't it be great if everybody who was gay said they were? If we said: February 21, or whatever, this is the coming out day. So, if you are, you have to come out to everybody you know." It would be phenomenal. And it would be nice if everybody could just accept that it's not a choice, this is who you are. ... I don't hide who I am any more. Everyone in the tennis world pretty much knows who's gay and who's not; the only reason I would like it spoken about publicly more is that I wish everybody would realise that, "See all those people you admire? Out of 10 of them, four are gay, and I just want you to know that your child can still idolise them."

Gro Hammerseng (Noruega, Balonmano)

This Norwegian, 28-year-old , is the captain of the Norwegian team handball, has a romantic relationship with his partner selection Katja Nyberg.

Hammerseng express his love for the first time to Nyberg during the 2006 Championship after Norway has won gold.

If you want to know more about them, click this link to an article that was published in LesPlanet some time.


Katja Nyberg (Noruega, Balonmano)

She was chosen the best handball player in the women's championship in 2007, has 28 years and is partner of Gro Hammerseng, the captain of the selection of handball in Norway, which she also belongs.

If you want to know more about them, click this link to an article that was published in LesPlanet some time.

Judith Arndt (Alemania, Ciclismo)

Arndt took the silver medal in the road race at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, is his girlfriend Petra Rossner, the German team rider, aged 38.

In Athens when Arndt step the goal line they made a gesture with her finger (as shown in the photograph) to the German federation for not having selected Rossner for the Olympic team, since this was the best sprinter in the world.

Imke Duplitzer (Alemania, Esgrima)

Duplitzer, 33, is an épée Fencer, won the silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games, Beijing is their fourth Olympic Games. In protest to the Chinese communist government, Duplitzer has decided to skip the opening ceremonies.

Linda Bresonik (Germany, Soccer)

Born in Germany in 1985, began playing football in 1988 and debuted with the national team from Germany in 2001 against Italy.

It is one of the best Midfield in the world.

Sure you have many more than we have appointed, if they know any more, we do know and what we publish.

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