Your visibility matters. Millions around the world are watching you compete (and succeed) at the highest levels of your sport. It’s inspiring, it’s heart-warming, and it’s needed now more than ever. Research shows that LGBTQ youth drop out of sports at a significantly higher rate than their heterosexual peers, often due to bullying and discrimination related to their sexual orientation or gender identity. For too long, LGBTQ youth haven’t had out, visible role models to look up to, to emulate, to aspire to become. You’re changing the game.