Professional golfer Tadd Fujikawa comes out as gay

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Professional golfer Tadd Fujikawa comes out as gay

Tadd Fujikawa is one of the first pro golfers to come out publicly, according to Outsports.com.

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Tadd Fujikawa, who at 15 became the youngest to qualify for the U.S. Open in 2006, has come out as gay.

Outsports.com said Fujikawa is one of the first pro golfers to come out publicly, and that he is the first U.S. Open player to do so.

Fujikawa, now 27, came out publicly Tuesday on social media, citing world suicide prevention day behind his timing. He started the post with, “So … I’m gay.” 

“Although it’s a lot more accepted in our society today, we still see children, teens, and adults being ridiculed and discriminated against for being the way we are,” he wrote on Instagram. “Some have even taken their lives because of it. As long as those things are still happening, I…

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