Bowe, known as a speed queen for her speed skating prowess, is an out LGBTQ+ athlete from the United States. Brittany competed in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics but failed to make an impression. She does hold a few world records, however.
Bowe has stated she is LGBTQ+ but has not made it clear where on the spectrum. She has opened up and spoken about her relationship with a woman.
Raz is an Israeli Olympic bronze medallist and openly lesbian judoka. Hershko has the rather endearing nickname to epitomize her judo abilities: “Hershkules”.
She displays her relationship with her girlfriend on her social media accounts. The multi-medallist participated in some of the most prominent judo events in the world having captured bronze, silver, and gold medals in Canada, Europe, Turkey, and the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.
Julie Chu is an American ice hockey player from Connecticut. Chu is a prominent Olympian, having competed in no less than four Olympic tournaments. Her sporting skill and athletic ability have afforded her a few records and titles. She has earned her the place of being the second most honored American woman in Olympic Winter Games history.
An out lesbian, Chu is married to a fellow hockey player and gold medallist Caroline Ouellet. They have a four-year-old daughter, Liv.
Moran Samuel is an Israeli multi-medallist, scoring gold, silver, and bronze medals in wheelchair basketball and rowing. As with other athletes mentioned above, Moran was not always disabled and only lost the use of her legs at the age of twenty-four.
This did not keep Moran down and she persisted in her sporting ambitions. She joined the Bet HaLohem team as the only female member. Openly lesbian, Moran has two children with her wife, Limor Samuel Goldberg.
Abby is an American wheelchair basketball player. Dunkin was not always wheelchair-bound, though. But, Sport had always been part of Dunkin’s life and this setback did not prevent her from pursuing a career in it.
She took home gold with her team in the 2016 Rio Paralympics. A passionate voice for the LGBTQ+ community, Dunkin has said that it’s important for LGBTQ+ athletes to speak up about their experiences.