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Another HIV-positive Olympian comes out

published: August, 10, 2012 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Gay Men, Current Affairs, Living with HIV, Media, Population Specific , Bob Leahy - Publisher

Bob Leahy with the story about Gay Australian Olympian Ji Wallace publicly revealing his HIV status as a result of the CNN interview featuring Greg Louganis

Another HIV-positive Olympian comes out

An Australian publication, the Star Observer, says that Wallace, a trampolinist who won a silver medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, said he was inspired to make the public admission about his diagnosis after seeing an interview given by US diver Greg Louganis about his battle with HIV and being a gay Olympian. Here’s what the Star Observer said Wallace wrote in a letter to them  “I have been contemplating writing this for a while,” Wallace said.  “I caught a CNN Piers