Diana Nyad
Everything you need to know about Diana Nyad, the out endurance swimmer. Nyad set a record by completing a swim from Cuba to Florida in 2013 at the age of 64. Diana Nyad is known for her outrageous swim attempts, including circling Manhattan Island in seven hours and 57 minutes in 1979 and for completing what was then the longest swim in history, 102.5 miles from the Bahamas to Florida. She has since been named to the U.S. National Women's Sports Hall of Fame and the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
Op-ed: Why It Matters That Diana Nyad Is Gay
September 05 2013 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why It Matters That Diana Nyad Is Gay

Camille Beredjick

While some may want to have a post-gay view on notable people, we're just not there yet.

WATCH: The Diana Nyad Documentary Trailer
September 02 2013 1:04 PM ET

WATCH: The Diana Nyad Documentary Trailer

Advocate.com Editors

The documentary was listed among The Advocate's favorites of this year's Outfest.

WATCH: Diana Nyad's Message on Getting Older
September 02 2013 12:42 PM ET

WATCH: Diana Nyad's Message on Getting Older

Lucas Grindley

Diana Nyad turned 64 just last month. And on that occasion, she struck an enthusiastic tone about getting older. In the video below, she offers an inspiring message on aging that she says "you won't believe" if you're not yet in your sixties.

Diana Nyad Never Gave Up, Made History
September 02 2013 11:39 AM ET September 02 2013 8:38 PM ET

Diana Nyad Never Gave Up, Made History

Lucas Grindley

The fifth attempt for out swimmer Diana Nyad to cross from Cuba to Florida ended successfully.

The Advocate's 17 Favorite Films at Outfest 2013
July 11 2013 4:00 AM ET

Our 18 Favorite Films at Outfest

Daniel Reynolds Sunnivie Brydum and Diane Anderson-Minshall

This year's Outfest features more than 150 films. The Advocate has chosen 18 of our favorites.

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