Lori Lindsey Comes Out Publicly in Interview

The interview is here on Autostraddle.com.

Some highlights:

  • She jokes that she threatened to pull a “Tonya Harding” on Megan Rapinoe for coming out first, even though she pushed Megan to come out.
  • Lori is recently single, and picky. 
  • Her parents divorced early in her life, and she only remembers her mom ever being with a woman as her wife.

Thank you Lori. We’re all happy to have you as fans and proud to have you as part of the family.

Zach Woosley also did an excellent piece on the SB Nation blog Stars and Stripes FC on Lori’s public coming out.

Wins and losses are great, trophies are even better, but to have our women’s national team playing a leading role in putting more faces on the LGBT movement is something I’m extremely proud of. It may not seem like much, but when openly gay athletes are received in a positive way by soccer fans, it shows all those who are still struggling with a very personal decision that when they are ready, the support will be there for them.

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