Auction of Johnny Weir costumes benefits LGBT youth

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Skater Johnny Weir. - PHOTO: GLAAD

A suburban Philadelphia company is auctioning off clothing from the closet of figure-skating star Johnny Weir to raise money for charity.

The Bucks County Courier Times reports that Horsham-based Linda's Closet will sell items including costumes from "Skating with the Stars" and practice costumes from the 2006-2007 Olympic season. It's also selling some of Weir's skates.

Weir is a native of Coatesville, a town about 45 miles west of Philadelphia.

The three-time U.S. figure skating champion came out as gay in 2011 and married his boyfriend in December of that year in New York City.

Portions of the proceeds will go to The Trevor Project, a national organization that provides crisis intervention for LGBT teens.

The auction begins Monday.