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The Games also featured the first same-sex married couple to compete, Helen and Kate Richardson-Walsh , British field hockey players. In the Summer Olympics in London , 23 athletes out of the 10, participants were openly gay, lesbian or bisexual:. In , four of the players on the U.
The United States used the Olympic platform as an opportunity for subtle protest, including prominent gay athletes Brian Boitano, Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow in its Olympic delegation, and protests were staged across the world.