Gay and proud: Jorge Luis Martínez, Mexican skater

He recognizes that it takes courage to openly acknowledge that he is gay.

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The Mexican skater that gave Mexico a Bronze medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Jorge Luis Martínez proudly confessed homosexual after winning third place in the 300-meter test in Peru.  He recognizes the responsibilities of being a pioneer and the courage that is required to openly acknowledge that he is gay.

 

 

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Todo está listo 🇲🇽 #Lima2019 • • • • • 📸 @andrei_guz y @dballinas

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After achieving a great participation in the 2019 Pan American games he has decided to take a big step in his personal life and an immense one in Mexican sports life by revealing, with great pride, after to get his medal: “I am gay and I am proud to be able to say it”.

 

 

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“El amor es lo único que crece cuando se reparte” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry • • • Sólo he recibido muestras de cariño ¡GRACIAS! 🥉

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An act that will go around the world and directly impact the roots of national sports by opening a dialogue: athletes and the LGBT+ community.

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