Out LGBT Olympian Megan Rapinoe Rocks Semi-Final
August 7, 2012 by Maureen McCarty, HRC Associate Director of Digital Media
US Women's Soccer Player Megan Rapinoe (Wikimedia Commons)
Out LGBT Olympian Megan Rapinoe lit up yesterday’s soccer match against Canada, scoring two of the four goals.
The U.S. Women’s soccer team rose victorious at 4-3 in overtime.
Rapinoe tied up the game twice for the U.S., most notably evening the score at 1-1 after putting the ball in the back of the net directly from a corner kick.
The team is now London-bound for Thursday’s gold medal game against Japan.
In case you missed Rapinoe’s post-goal celebrations, check out this morning’s tweet from the soccer star: