Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, October 21, 2020. It’s Thursday.
Your need to read time today is under 90-seconds.
This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
Coming to outsports.com at 11 a.m. EDT: Out college football player wore Pride on his helmet, the latest “Being Out” feature by Jim Buzinski
In other LGBT Sports news...
Also new this morning...
“Last week, I helped lead a group of students from my University in the Cologne Pride/CSD Bike Parade! Was an excellent day to promote diversity and inclusion at the German Sports University through participation in the event. We had 7 people take part (which is a lot for our university).” Click here for more.
If you’re an LGBTQ person in sports looking to connect with others in the community, head over to GO! SPACE to meet and interact with other LGBTQ athletes, or to Equality Coaching Alliance to find other coaches, administrators and other non-athletes in sports.
Highlights from Social Media:
Welcome L.A., Angel City!
Billie Jean King and her partner Ilana Kloss are on board, too!
We need everyone to invest in women’s sports. @ilanakloss & I are proud to stand as members of the #AngelCityFC ownership group.— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) October 21, 2020
Our mission is to create change on & off the field, & to give some of the best female athletes the chance to play on the LA stage.
Let’s go! pic.twitter.com/FNNR8R0MXX
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, our Brian Bell is back with a new episode of LGBT In The Ring! He’s kicking off year two of his podcast with his first tag team guests: The Runway. Calvin Couture and Tyler Klein’s friendship is on full display in and out of the ring, epitomized by how they came together to form The Runway in the first place. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
NFL Week 7:
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
MLB World Series resumes Friday with Game 3, series tied 1-1.
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