Gay Athletes

Friday, Aug 14, 2020, 5:07 pm
By:Tony Williams

#3 Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King's outing was not of her own accord. In 1981, at the peak of the tennis pro's career a female ex-lover sued her for palimony. As a result the superstar almost lost all of her commercial endorsements, but she powered through, not losing her self to the scrutiny. In 2000, she coached an olympic team as the first open lesbian.

Billie Jean King-Gay Athletes