Although NBC regularly mentioned or pointed out the partners/husbands/wives/boyfriends/girlfriends of Olympic athletes (and in one instance, described a love triangle among European swimmers), they failed to point out the same-sex partner of a gold medal winning diver Matthew Mitcham. Though at first NBC defended its choice, it seems that they have since issued an apology.
About Dr. Debby Herbenick
Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.
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