Ian Thorpe wishes he had come out gay
ChicagoPride.comIan Thorpe wishes he had come out gay earlierChicagoPride.com"I wish I had come out earlier," Thorpe said. "You know I was [first] accused of being gay when ...I think I was 16 at the time. But because it was kind of like I was being accused of it, I'd always thought of it as that being a bad thing. It was ...
Posted on 14 May 2017 | 5:49 am
Ian Thorpe: 'I wish I had come out earlier'
attitude.co.ukIan Thorpe: 'I wish I had come out earlier'attitude.co.ukIan Thorpe has admitted that he wishes he had come out earlier in his career. The record-breaking swimmer came out in an interview with Parkinson back in 2014, but he spent the majority of his celebrated career in the closet. Opening up during an ...
Posted on 12 May 2017 | 6:23 am
Local Sports Star nominee Jackson Andrews
dailytelegraph.com.auLocal Sports Star nominee Jackson Andrews tops Olympian Ian Thorpedailytelegraph.com.au“Ian Thorpe held the 50m backstroke time of 36.12 seconds since 1994; I knew his time for about a year and I had said to myself I'm going to get that time next year,” Jackson said. “I had been working so hard, and going into the regional carnival I was ...
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 10:09 pm
Ian Thorpe opens up about his dark chapter:
Starts at 60Ian Thorpe opens up about his dark chapter: 'I knew that there was something not right'9HoneyFrom Olympic champion to mental health advocate, Ian Thorpe is opening up about his darkest moments. In a candid interview with Anh Do, the 34-year-old recalled his own experience of living with depression, which began in his teen years. "When I was ...Ian Thorpe shares heartbreaking story with comedian Anh DoStarts at 60all 2 news articles »
Posted on 10 May 2017 | 11:39 pm
The Reason This Olympic Swimmer Stayed In
Refinery29The Reason This Olympic Swimmer Stayed In The Closet Is So Real For LGBTQ PeopleRefinery29Many queer people can probably relate to Thorpe's fear, and his reaction to stay in the closet. I remember the first time I learned about gay people very vividly. We were in the car and my grandfather, who was driving, looked out the window at two ...
Posted on 10 May 2017 | 2:33 pm
Chalfont St Giles church to celebrate 10th
The church was founded in 2005 by a group of Christians who were looking for a different type of church in the village, and they asked Rev Ian Thorpe to lead it. Meetings are designed to be more like a social gathering at a café than a traditional church ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Swimming: After this, the big time
The field here includes youngsters like American Michael Andrew and Australian Kyle Chalmers, who some are already saying possess the talent of Michael Phelps and Ian Thorpe, respectively. The championships is set to be the second of four high-profile ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Early morning swim sessions was a good idea
It is hard to believe it has been almost fifteen years since the then seventeen-year-old Ian Thorpe donned that famous full body black suit and took out the 400m Freestyle on home turf. In recent times Australia has not enjoyed quite the success as we did ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 3:39 pm
Grin and bare it
Unencumbered flesh is the subject of Bare: Degrees of Undress at Canberra’s National Portrait Gallery. LGBTI celebrities, including Ian Thorpe, Carlotta and Leigh Bowery, feature prominently. Exhibition curator Penelope Grist tells the Star Observer she ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 10:49 am
Legs for days! Supermodel Joan Smalls
Cheyenne Tozzi and Ian Thorpe arrived at the event together, while Zac Stenmark left twin brother Jordan at home and Miss Universe Australia Monika Radulovic also attended solo. Fashion bloggers Kate Waterhouse and Margaret Zhang caught up on the red ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 4:51 pm