Team USA’s Openly Gay Athletes Aren’t Backing Down From Feud With Vice President

Olympian freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy speaks during an event in Times Square to celebrate 100 days from the start of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea, in New York, U.S., November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

VP Mike Pence’s hostile to LGBTQ track record keeps on frequenting him most of the way around the globe.

That is because of figure skater Adam Rippon and free-form skier Gus Kenworthy, Team USA’s initial two transparently gay competitors contending in the Winter Olympics.

The two have influenced it to clear they aren’t calling it quits from their feedback of Pence’s choice to lead the U.S. designation to Friday’s opening function.

Rippon and Kenworthy both distributed photographs via web-based networking media Friday from the opening service, with inscriptions that quietly ― and not all that unobtrusively ― got out the VP’s history of undermining LGBTQ rights.

“The 2018 Winter Olympic Gaymes are authoritatively under way!” read the inscription on one of Kenworthy’s Instagram posts Friday. “I’m so pleased to speak to the LGBTQ people group nearby this astonishing person! Take that, Pence read more.”