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Greg Louganis

No Room For Friendly Fire

Joel Goldman | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Joel Goldman

None of us have the same story and path. There will never be one face of HIV, but the more of us who come out HIV+, the more understanding there will be. To see the transformation we want, it's vital to bring HIV back into the public conversation.

Greg Louganis Opens Up About Why Now Is The Time To Put Him On A Wheaties Box

Greg Louganis | Posted 09.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Greg Louganis

Do I need the Wheaties box to feel fulfilled? Absolutely not! To simply be here, living my life as my true self is rewarding enough. However, I feel like I owe this box to my friends, family, and fans that have been cheering me on for decades.

For 'Back On Board,' Greg Louganis Looks Back On His Legacy, LGBT Rights

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.15.2015 | Gay Voices

An amazing sign of progress on LGBT rights — and an example of how the entrenched homophobia in corporate America of years past has changed dra...

Greg Louganis: 'I'd Love To Share' In Caitlyn Jenner's Journey

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.29.2015 | Gay Voices

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Greg Louganis - Back on Board, Big Time!

Donnie Demers | Posted 07.24.2015 | Sports
Donnie Demers

Inspiration, when it happens, can be life-altering. A song. A movie. A poem. A dance. A painting. A hug. A smile. An act of kindness witnessed from afar. No matter where the inspiration comes from, its power can shift our perception and alter the way we see ourselves, forever.

Greg Louganis:Back on Board and on the Red Carpet

Nicholas Snow | Posted 05.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

Listen to this episode to learn on which famous dating website Greg met his now-husband, Johnny Chaillot-Louganis, as photographed above by Nicholas Snow at the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Amanda Terkel

Athletes Pressure Olympics To Take A Stand On Kazakhstan's Anti-Gay Legislation | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.19.2015 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- Kazakhstan is heading toward passage of an anti-gay law as it competes to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, and a group of athletes wa...

Grateful for Our Strong Female Allies

Greg Louganis | Posted 05.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Greg Louganis

There were young men dying and health care workers in "hazmat" suiting covered head to toe. People were unwilling to touch, comfort or hold many of these dying, frightened men. It was the many members of the lesbian community and straight female allies that came to our aid.

Desert AIDS Project Gala Inspires the World to #IMAGINEnoAIDS; Mario Cantone Hosts

Nicholas Snow | Posted 04.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

If you come across this episode prior to February 7th, 2015, attend this year's gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Living With HIV: New Horizons

Greg Louganis | Posted 11.19.2014 | 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 10.15.2014 | 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


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...