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Orlando Cruz Comes Out

Know Your LGBT History: Professional Boxer Comes Out And More On October 3

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.16.2013 | Gay Voices

In conjunction with the celebration of October as LGBT History Month, The Huffington Post will be providing you with "Know Your LGBT History" updates!...

Orlando Cruz: 'I Hoped Coming Out Would Make Me A Better Boxer'

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

When Orlando Cruz came out in October, he explained to reporters that he wanted to be true to himself. But that wasn't the only reason why the Puerto ...

Gay Boxer Orlando Cruz Reveals Emotional Reason He Came Out Now

Posted 10.24.2012 | Gay Voices

"[I'm] very, very happy. I am free." That's how boxing's first openly gay fighter Orlando Cruz describes his feelings since publicly acknowledging ...

Boxer Orlando Cruz Coming Out as Gay Is Awesome, But It Won't Lead to a Flood of Out Athletes

Jim Buzinski | Posted 12.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Jim Buzinski

What Cruz did is awesome, and he will be a role model; every athlete who comes out is. But this doesn't mean we will see a parade of fighters (or other athletes) coming out. It doesn't work that way. For anyone, coming out is an intensely personal decision.

Boxer Orlando Cruz: 'I Am A Proud Gay Man'

Posted 09.30.2013 | Gay Voices

History has been made today in the boxing world, as featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz has come out as a "proud gay man." The Puerto Rican native, 3...