This delicious hunk of prime gay bouncing business (he’s an Olympic silver medalist in the trampolining) is called Ji Wallace and he has done a very brave thing.
Come out as gay in the Olympics? Quite brave. Only 14 have and most of them are ladies of the female variety.
Come out as a gay Australian in the Olympics? Fairly brave: Sydney may be all over the gay thing but the rest of Australia isn’t necessarily – we’ve all seen Priscilla and just look at that nasty bogun Prime Minister they have!
Come out as a gay Australian with HIV in the Olympics? Now that is brave. Really brave. Seeing as most people are mental and everything.
‘I have never publicly disclosed this before but felt inspired by [an] interview [with gay HIV positive diver Greg Louganis]… and by Anderson Cooper’s ‘coming out’ letter last month describing ‘value in being seen and heard’ in the face of disturbing violence, bullying, persecution and condemnation by peers, colleagues, government officials and worst of all family and friends… I too have been that victim of these atrocious behaviours. Luckily I managed to come through.’
We salute you Ji Wallace. With more than one body part. We are also looking into legislation that will make it illegal for you ever to put on a trouser again. So watch yourself.
Hooray for this Aussie silver-medal winning gay trampolinist who just came out as HIV positive! In his pants!,