The Out Year in Sports So Far Is Truly Inspiring

A closeted soccer player in Germany made headlines when he wrote an anonymous column about why he's afraid to come out publicly. But others this year have boldly stood up, with the latest a boxing star.



Jessica Aguilar
The mixed martial arts fighter spent years on the American Top Team and told Sports Illustrated in May that she is bisexual. "I don't put it in any titles," said Aguilar, "but I'd say when I've found the right person — whether it's a man or a woman — I'd be happy."

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