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Ian Thorpe

A Gay Dad's Open Letter To Newly Out Ian Thorpe

Posted 07.21.2014 | Gay Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family Last weekend, Ian Thorpe, who Australian politician Penny Wong called her country’s “greatest Olympian,” came...

More Athletes Like Ian Thorpe Needed to Help Fight Homophobia

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Steve Siebold

In an ideal world, Australia's famed swimming star Ian Thorpe should be known for one thing: dominating the sport of swimming. But of course, we don't live in an ideal world, and ever since Thorpe entered the limelight more than 15 years ago, rumors about his sexuality have swirled in the media and in the public forum.

Defending Ian Thorpe: Coming Out Is Never Easy, I Know

James Peron | Posted 09.12.2014 | Gay Voices
James Peron

None of us can live other people's lives for them. They, and they alone, must be free to live their lives on their own terms. That includes celebrities, even Olympic swimmers.

Reports: Star Olympic Swimmer To Announce He Is Gay

Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 07.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Ian Thorpe, the Australian swimmer who is the country's most successful Olympic athlete ever, revealed in an interview that he is gay, according to Th...

LOOK: John Lennon Slept Here

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.09.2013 | Los Angeles

[UPDATE]: In the MLS property listing description, listing agent Jo O'Key wrote that John Lennon "inhabited" this property. In a phone call with the H...

Aussie Olympic Swimmer Opens Up About His Sexuality

Posted 11.01.2012 | Gay Voices

Aussie Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe hopes his revealing new autobiography will finally set the record straight about his sexuality as well as other pers...