Dan Yates is an Out MMA Fighter and Model

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Dan Yates MMA Fighter: Brysen, Boyfriend, Modeling Photos. Today in Hot MMA Fighters, we bring you Michigander Dan Yates who probably holds the distinction as the first MMA fighter who is openly out of the closet, is a proud member of the LGBT community, and is active in the sport. Can you think of anyone else? If you do, sent the info our way. But MMA fighters who came out after they retired or who are out only to family and friends do not count. Anyhoo, here’s Dan Yates aka Mr. Genuine inside the octagon.

Thomas Beattie Boyfriend, Shirtless, Swimsuit

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Thomas Beattie Boyfriend, Shirtless, Swimsuit. Let us add former soccer player Thomas Beattie to our list of gay male athletes. The 33-year-old footballer, who played professionally in Canada and Singapore, came out a few weeks ago via his Instagram page. In an interview with Advocate Magazine, he shares us his coming out journey directly addressing the question why he only came out after he retired: “I never thought about coming out whilst playing. I literally felt like I had to sacrifice one of the two: who I am, or the sport I loved before I could remember. I used football as a form of escapism and in many ways it saved me, until I reached the point in life where there was some personal growth.”

Carl Nassib Shirtless, Boyfriend, Ethnicity

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Carl Nassib Shirtless, Boyfriend, Ethnicity. We should have posted months ago but it’s better late than never, no? Famewatchers, say hi to Carl Nassib, our latest addition to our list of NFL LGBT athletes. The defensive end, who currently plays for the San Francisco Raiders, came out last June on Instagram.

Colin Jackson Young, Boyfriend, Shirtless, and Underwear Photos

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Colin Jackson Young, Boyfriend, Shirtless, and Underwear Photos. We’ve not been blogging about gay male athletes for a while now and its high time we do so. Famewatchers, say hi to Colin Jackson. He is a former track star who set world records in men’s hurdles. He’s won a silver medal in the Olympics, three gold medals in the World Championships, seven gold medals in the European Championships, and two golds in the Commonwealth Games.

Young Ian Thorpe Speedo Champ: Then and Now Photos

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Young Ian Thorpe Speedo Photos. Update: Here are more photos of the Aussie swimming great for the millenials and GenZers among you who are wondering what Ian looks like when he was younger. But before anything else, here’s a shirtless photo of a young Ian which we grabbed from the National Portrait Gallery of Australia (portrait.gov.au). That’s quite an honor to have your photo in your nation’s gallery, no? But given his accomplishments in the Olympics, we must say that Ian totally deserves the honor.