On Dec 17, 2013, star gay and lesbian athletes and activists for LGBT and intersex rights came together to join forces for equality at an event called “Sport Comes Out Against Homophobia” at the UN Headquarters in New York.

They share moving stories of their experiences and how they hold out hope that the world can change. Speakers include UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović, tennis star Martina Navratilova, NBA player Jason Collins, South African activist Thandeka Mkhuma, U.S. intersex activist Hida Viloria, and Russian activist Anastasia Smirnova.

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