The men and women repping the LGBT community in the sports world.
Anyone who has come out of the closet can tell you it's no easy thing. But it's even harder to be truthful about your homosexuality when you are a professional athlete. There are set standards about who and what you are supposed to be. Indeed, in a recent Harris Poll, 31% of Americans voted the NFL the sports organization in which it would be the most difficult for players to come out. But some athletes, like English diver Tom Daley, are coming out of the closet, and representing the LGBT community with pride. Check out these 15 other LGBT athletes from around the world.