Words: Steve Brown
Professional ice hockey player Zach Sullivan has come out as bisexual.
The Manchester Storm player took to Twitter over the weekend to mark the sport’s first Pride weekend where he opened up about his own sexuality.
It’s believed he is now the first professional ice hockey player to come out as bisexual, the BBC reported.
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Writing on Twitter, the Surrey-born player said: “With this being the first ever EIHL #PrideWeekend I feel now is the best time to speak about what I have known for many years.
“I have battled with mental health problems over this issue and with the support, understanding, and acceptance from my family, friends, and teammates, I finally feel ready to say; I’m bisexual.
“I have never been more proud to wear a jersey before, especially one that celebrates all gender identities and sexualities.”