Boxer Orlando Cruz: I'm 'a proud gay man' San Jose Mercury News
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Describing himself as "a proud gay man," Puerto Rican featherweight Orlando Cruz on Thursday became what is believed to be the first pro boxer to come out as openly homosexual while still competing. Cruz told The Associated ...
Orlando Cruz becomes first openly gay boxer Zap2it.com
Orlando Cruz, a 2000 Puerto Rican Olympian and boxing champion, is the first openly gay fighter.