Gay Olympians tell world ‘we’re queer, get used to it’
The first two openly gay American Winter Olympians have reminded the Vice President of the United States: ‘We’re here, we’re queer, get used to it.’
Gus Kenworthy, 26, a freestyle skier, posted a photo of himself embracing figure skater Adam Rippon, 28, at the opening ceremony on Instagram.
They aimed their post at US Vice President Mike Pence, whose relationship with the Olympians has been strained over allegations of his past support for gay conversion therapy and his lack of support for LGBT rights.
In 2006, he predicted that gay marriage would lead to a ‘societal collapse’.
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