The Out Year in Sports So Far Is Truly Inspiring

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Orlando Cruz (right) lost a NABO Featherweight title fight in 2009 to Cornelius Lock.

Orlando Cruz
The featherweight boxer from Puerto Rico is ranked number 4 by the World Boxing Organization, and he's now the first openly gay man in the sport's history. Cruz told USA Today that being gay is just another part of his identity: "I have and will always be a proud Puerto Rican. I have always been and always will be a proud gay man."


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