Philadelphia Gay News: Two-time Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir is gearing up for a trip back to the next Winter Olympics — but he’ll take some time out of training next week to participate in Philadelphia’s first Winter Pride.

The out skater, a native of Coatesville who was raised in Lancaster County, said he’s looking forward to being back in the area.

“I couldn’t say no to supporting my home state and also to supporting my community, the LGBT community, in my home state,” Weir said about the Winter Pride invite.

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