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Peter Vidmar's resignation a step in the right direction

Originally Published: May 9, 2011
By Jessica Mendoza

A little over a week ago, former Olympic gymnast Peter Vidmar was named chief of mission for the U.S. Olympic team by the USOC. Almost immediately, word of his strong stance against gay marriage spread to media outlets and blogs, and just a few days later, Vidmar resigned the position.

I've been to USOC events where Vidmar was the guest speaker. He was an immediate role model and an incredibly inspirational speaker. When I heard he had been chosen by the USOC, along with past Women's ...

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