Amber Glenn first out queer skater to win U.S.
Amber Glenn Achieves Historic First in U.S. Figure Skating
Amber Glenn, the first openly LGBTQ+ woman, has made history by winning the U.S. Figure Skating Championship. Despite encountering significant challenges, including a severe concussion and missing the 2022 Olympic trials due to COVID-19, Glenn’s unwavering determination led to her triumph.
In an interview with NBC Sports, the victor said : “Being the first openly queer women’s champion is incredible. When I came out initially, I was terrified. I was scared it would affect my scores or something.