NBC apologizes for not mentioning that Olympic diver’s same-sex partner was in the stands

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

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.