"I feel like sports in general are still homophobic, in the sense that not a lot of people are out. I feel everyone is really craving [for] people to come out. People want -- they need -- to see
that there are people like me playing soccer for the good ol' U.S. of A."
-- U.S. national star Megan Rapinoe, who told Out Magazine that no one ever asked her directly, but … “I think they were trying to be respectful and that it's my job to say, 'I'm gay.' Which I am. For the record: I am gay." (Out Magazine)