Gay Sports Stars

Tom Daley, Bisexuality and Sports' Sexuality Problem

Eloise Hendy | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Eloise Hendy

Tom Daley is gay! The ridiculously tanned, ridiculously toned, young gay icon has revealed he has had a boyfriend for months. All the guys across the world who may have watched the Olympic diving less for the pike position and more for Daley's tiny speedos can rejoice, as his heterosexual teen girl fan base cry into their goggles. Except, actually, he isn't gay, or at least hasn't said as much.

A New Reason to Love Tom Daley

John Marrs | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Sport
John Marrs

The news that Tom Daley has outed himself as being in a same-sex relationship barely made the needle in anyone's internal Richter scale wobble. Even the outings of Ricky Martin, Joe McElderry and Will Young came as less of a surprise. It seems that everyone knew there was something Tom Daley wasn't telling us except for Tom himself.

The John Amaechi Interview

Tom Kambouris | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Sport
Tom Kambouris

In 2007, four years after retiring from his NBA career, John publically declared he was gay. He is the only NBA player, past or present, to come out of the closet.