It's wild that there are still "firsts" happening in 2018, but here we are. Adam Rippon is the first openly gay athlete to represent the United States at the Winter Olympics, and he's standing up for an America that he believes in (and believes in him).
Back in January, Rippon was asked how he felt about Vice President Mike Pence leading the official US delegation to the opening ceremonies.
"You mean Mike Pence, the same Mike Pence that funded gay conversion therapy?" Rippon told USA Today. "I’m not buying it."