Megan Rapinoe is an open book

The gold medalist on her decision to come out and the future of women's soccer

Originally Published: November 28, 2012
By Lizzie Haldane | ESPN The Magazine

Megan Rapinoe followed up a memorable 2011 World Cup with another star turn in 2012, scoring three goals and notching a team-high four assists to help lead U.S. women's soccer to a gold medal at the London Games. But Rapinoe made an equally big impact off the field when she came out as a lesbian in an interview with Out magazine just weeks before the Olympics.

LIZZIE HALDANE: What made you decide to come out publicly? MEGAN RAPINOE: I'm a pretty open ...

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