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Greg Louganis wants to chat with Caitlyn Jenner

Greg Louganis wants to chat with Caitlyn Jenner

LAST UPDATED // Thursday, 30 July 2015 13:20 Written by // Cec Busby

Former Olympic diver Greg Louganis has revealed he would love to sit down for a chat with fellow Olympian Caitlyn Jenner.

The out gay athlete told Huff Post Live’s Josh Zepps he would love a natter with Jenner on her journey.

"It doesn't matter if you're transgender. It doesn't matter if you're straight; it doesn't matter if you're gay or lesbian. We all have a journey, and I'd love to share [in Caitlyn's] journey," he said.

Louganis is currently doing the publicity rounds for a new documentary about his life, Back on Board, Greg Louganis.


 Image; Louganis in his heyday.

The 55-year-old athlete also suggested there still remained a lot of mystery even within the LGB community surrounding trans people.

"I know a lot about the 'G' in LGBT, but I had to do a lot of learning about the 'L,' the 'B' and the 'T,'" he said. "The 'T' is so foreign to so many within our community, and I was just blessed that I was able to share an experience onstage with Alexandra Billings,” he said, speaking of his time in the late 90s when he shared a stage with the Transparent star in Larry Kramer’s play Just Say No.

Watch the interview


Cec Busby

Cec Busby

Cec Busby is the news editor of SX and online editor of

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