The sheer number of out, queer players in professional soccer sets an inspiring new bar for lesbian visibility.
Mal Pugh, Crystal Dunn, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe. Photo courtesy of Nike
A great article appeared on them 29 June regarding the 5 openly queer players on the US National Women's Soccer Team now participating in the FIFA World Cup in France.
HERE is a link to the article.
A similar article on Outsports.com reports that there are 36 out gay, lesbian and bisexual women in the FIFA World Cup — 34 players, one coach and a trainer. Read that article HERE.