Few are mentioned in mainstream history books, and when they are, their sexuality and gender identity are often excluded.
In 2012, California became the first state to require schools to have an LGBT-inclusive social studies curriculum, which is a huge step.
A day later, high jumper and London 2012 Olympian Gianmarco Tamberi was forced to withdraw from the team after sustaining a partial rupture of his ankle ligament shortly upon clearing a national record of 2.39 m in Monaco.
Italy has qualified one badminton player for the women's singles into the Olympic tournament.
Our Omegle-style chat room works on every platofrm, and has more features than any other similar service you will find!Having previously competed for Switzerland in Beijing 2008, Jeanine Cicognini claimed her second Olympic spot as one of top 34 individual shuttlers in the BWF World Rankings as of .Italy has entered six boxers to compete in the following weight classes into the Olympic boxing tournament.Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons Bayard Rustin was a civil-rights activist and an openly gay man. He also organized the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.In 1944, he refused to register for the draft for World War II and was jailed for 26 months. Even after the Civil Rights Movement of the ‘60s, he continued his activism for LGBTQ people.