Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 7 / 15 February 2018

Out diver wins Olympic gold

Out gay diver Matthew Mitcham of Australia won the gold medal in platform diving at the Beijing Olympics today (Saturday, August 23). The victory came as an upset in the men’s finals.

In women’s events, the handball team from Norway, which includes lesbian couple Gro Hammerseng and Katja Nyberg, won the gold medal.

More on the Olympics will appear in next week’s Bay Area Reporter.

— Roger Brigham, August 23, 2008 @ 1:23 pm PST
Filed under: Sports

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