Out and Proud Gay Paralympian Lee Pearson Takes Silver

Let nothing stop you. From The New Civil Rights Movement:

Equestrian Lee Pearson from Great Britain is the first out and proud Paralympian to medal in the 2012 London Games. Lee, who is already the winner of 9 gold Paralympics medals from prior games, captured the silver medal in the equestrian event known as the Individual Championship Test. Riding a horse named Gentleman, Lee narrowly lost the gold to Australia’s Joann Formosa. Austria’s Pepo Puch took the bronze.

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