Top 10 Reasons the Ladies Loved Sports in 2012

2012 brought us the Summer Olympics in London and an historic election for marriage equality, making it a guaranteed great year in sports. After these and other important moments in women’s athletics this year, we look to 2013 for even more excitement!
By: Annie Hollenbeck
December 26 2012 6:36 AM

1) Earlier this year, U.S. Olympic midfielder Megan Rapinoe toldOut Magazine that she is a lesbian and has been in a committed relationship with an Australian soccer player for the past three years. After the American squad went on to win the gold in London, Olympic alternate Lori Lindsey, who Rapinoe credits as having provided the final push for her own outing, came out as well. At its 41st Anniversary Gala & Auction, the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center honored Rapinoe with its Board of Directors Award.

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