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The LGBT athletes making history at the 2018 Winter Olympics

LGBT Olympians have been more prominent than at any other Games, with a first gold and rows with the US vice-president

Pyeongchang’s Olympics have seen athletes more open and public about their sexuality than ever before, with Canada’s Eric Radford becoming the first out Olympian to claim gold at a Winter Games.

Radford clinched gold in the team figure skating event on Monday, alongside his skating partner Meagan Duhamel. He posed afterwards for a photo with another out medalist from the event – Adam Rippon of the USA who took bronze. Radford came out in December 2014, after winning silver in the previous Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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