Sheryl Swoopes

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Regarded as the most successful WNBA player of all time, Swoopes was the first ever player to sign with the league and in 2005 announced that she was a lesbian.

However, in 2011 she became romantically involved with a man and confirmed she is actually bi-sexual.

Megan Rapinoe


Rapinoe was given an award by the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center for her involvement in the LGBT community.

The Seattle Reign FC player has represented her country and also has huge sponsorship deals with Nike, Samsung and DJO Global.