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British Olympic Champion Kelly Holmes Comes Out as Gay

Dais Newsfeed | 19/06/2022 06:37 PM | Click to read full article

Olympics legend Dame Kelly Holmes today breaks a 34-year silence to tell the world: “I’m gay.” The sporting superstar turned to the Sunday Mirror to come out at the age of 52 – in Pride month.

Behind her beaming smile, Kelly has lived a “secret life” for decades. And she admits: “There have been lots of dark times where I wished I could scream that I am gay – but I couldn’t.”