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Greg Louganis

Living With HIV: New Horizons

Greg Louganis | Posted 09.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Greg Louganis

A friend from the 50-something "group" and I discussed the challenges facing the population of long-term HIV/AIDS survivors. I find that this generation of people living with HIV is a big issue, what with housing and living expenses on top of insurance and medical maintenance.

Back on Board

Greg Louganis | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Greg Louganis

The film is a harsh and thorough look into my life -- sometimes inspiring, sometimes awkward, sometimes embarrassing. But all in all, it's a truth told with honesty and love. And though I'm obviously its focus, the film could just as easily be about so many others -- it's bigger than me.

The HIV Equal Campaign and a Half Century of Gay Sex

David Toussaint | Posted 08.06.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

You wouldn't have known that an HIV test awaited you from the red carpet entrance and the group of photographers perched outside, waiting for Sandra...

Alive and Kicking: POZ Commemorates 20 Years

Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. | Posted 07.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.

Despite naysayers from all sides, Sean Strub and his collaborators believed those of us living with HIV/AIDS deserved a magazine that offered us hope, provided us with information we needed to stay healthy and celebrated our lives by telling our stories.

My Trip to Moscow: It Wasn't Sochi

Greg Louganis | Posted 05.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Greg Louganis

After the Olympics in Sochi -- and yes, I was rather disappointed that I was not a part of the official U.S. delegation -- there was the LGBT-affirming Russian Open Games in the five days between the end of the Olympics and the beginning of the Paralympics.

Olympic Life Lessons for Our Children: On and Off the Fields, Rinks, Courts and Tracks

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports
Rachel Braun Scherl

What I remember most are the incredible moments of human strength, the unbending determination of those who fell and then rose again, rather than the ones with the straight path to the golden podium.

Post-Olympics, Russian LGBT Youth Will Not Have It Easy

Greg Louganis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Greg Louganis

It is my concern what happens after the Sochi Games are over. There are LGBT children born in Russia every day, and who is there to protect those children?

Greg Louganis: 'It's Disappointing' Russia Was Chosen As An Olympics Host Country Because Of Gay Laws

Posted 01.31.2014 | Gay Voices

Openly gay diving champion Greg Louganis joined HuffPost Live this week, speaking at length about his views on Russia's controversial "gay propaganda"...

Olympian Greg Louganis Is Married!

Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.16.2013 | Gay Voices

Olympian Greg Louganis married his partner, Johnny Chaillot, in California Saturday. Louganis and paralegal Chaillot wed on Oct. 12 in Malibu in f...

How You Can Make A Difference For LGBT Athletes At The 2020 Olympics

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Russia has made its share of headlines lately and it looks like their 2014 Olympic games could have a ripple effect felt for years to come. Earlier...

All Out Delivers Petition to the International Olympic Committee (VIDEO)

Joe Mirabella | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Mirabella

This global call urged the IOC to condemn Russia's anti-gay law before the Olympic Games and urge Russia to ensure the security of all visitors, athletes and Russian people before, during, and after the Games.

Former Olympic Diving Champ Getting Married

AP | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK — Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall. People magazine says the 53-year-old Louganis will marr...

PHOTOS: Barbara Eden And Bill Clinton's Big Gay Night Out

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Elton John, Greg Louganis, Kelly Osbourne and Bill Clinton were just a few of the bold-faced names to touch down this past weekend in Vienna for the 2...

Speak Up With Jimmy: Ji Wallace, Part 3 (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 05.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

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WATCH: Howard Bragman's 'Gwissues' Goes One-On-One With Greg Louganis

Howard Bragman | Posted 06.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Howard Bragman

Famous for taking home gold medals in diving at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, Louganis is back in the spotlight as the Dive Master on ABC's celebrity diving competition show SPLASH. Here he opens up about coming out as a professional athlete and the fight against HIV.

WATCH: Two Celebrities Whose Lives Changed Because Of Ryan White

OWN | Posted 04.22.2013 | OWN

Middle-school student Ryan White became the poster child for HIV/AIDS in the '80s after he was diagnosed with AIDS following a blood transfusion. He p...

Greg Louganis On 'Back On Board' Documentary, Mentorship, Living With HIV And Gay Communities

Randall Jenson | Posted 06.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Randall Jenson

I chatted with Greg about his reflections on gay communities, meeting other HIV-positive folks, the importance of mentorship and what it's been like to be filmed for his documentary since he initially sent ripples across the world with his diving accident at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.

Stars Come Out in Support of the Desert AIDS Project

Nicholas Snow | Posted 04.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

In a night of spectacular entertainment, taking the stage were Matthew Morrison (Hairspray, Fox-TV's Glee), Melissa Etheridge, Stephanie J. Block (Wicked), Queen Latifah, and Megan Hilty (Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, NBC-TV's Smash).

10 Gay Predictions For 2013

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

It's that time of year again when journalists speculate about what might happen in the year ahead. Following last year's crystal-ball gazing, I present my forecasts for 2013. By my reckoning it's going to be another barnburner for the gay community.

Who Is The Greatest Summer Olympian Of Them All? (VOTE)

Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

To be sure, all of the athletes listed here are amazing, leading their peers in their respective summer Olympic games, but let's go ahead and attempt ...

Greg Louganis On Living With HIV: 'I Didn't Think That I'd See 30'

Posted 08.02.2012 | Gay Voices

"Back in 1988 when I was diagnosed with HIV, we thought of HIV as a death sentence." That's what Greg Louganis told CNN host Piers Morgan yesterda...

WATCH: Turing Fails Into Wins - 4 Olympians Who Triumphed Over Injury

Oliver Noble | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

On the Internet, when someone makes a mistake that results in a physical or emotional injury we like to call it a “FAIL.” But when someone spends ...

An Olympic Ban of Nations With Anti-Gay Policies Is a Terrible Idea

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 09.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

No gymnast, swimmer, diver, runner or rower should be held back from the Games because of policies they have no control over. I wish people would stop trying to play politics with the hopes and dreams of these athletes.

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Five Epic US Summer Olympic Smackdowns

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

Now that the 2012 Summer Olympics are here, let's take a look back at five astonishing examples of American triumph from Summer Olympic Games from the...

The Toughest Sissy In The World: The Moment I Triumphed Over My Bullies

Greg Louganis | Posted 08.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Greg Louganis

Only 22 minutes passed between the moment I struck my head on the board and the execution of that dive. As it turned out, it was the highest-scoring dive of that Olympic Games. In that moment I became the toughest sissy in the world. I went on to take home the gold medal.