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Olympic swimmer Lawrence Keith Frostad describes homophobic attacks by fellow athletes

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“I came out in 1991 at the World Championships. I was training with the Women’s Texas Longhorns Aquatics with (Coach) Mark Schubert and they were great.

The girls there protected me but the guys on that team were really rough. I was in their locker room for about three days before they were like ‘we can’t handle him being in here’.

So I moved to the public locker room, which was fine, I was more comfortable there anyway. There were a couple of guys on that team that made my life very miserable.

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