There are a record 15 out LGBTQ athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics, including two men in the high-profile sport of figure skating, so it would make sense that we would see more rainbow pride flags than at any other Games.
We have seen flags at five venues in and around Pyeongchang — the Opening Ceremony, men’s figure skating, men’s slopestyle skiing, cross-country skiing and men’s two-man bobsled. They may have been others at other venues but this is all I’ve come across so far.
Ian Rodriguez, an X-ray technician from Las Vegas, came to the Games with his husband specifically to cheer on openly gay athletes and has brought a pride flag with him. It made an appearance at the Opening Ceremony. Read more via Out Sports
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