Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, October 27, 2020. It’s Tuesday.
Your need to read time today is just a little over 90-seconds.
This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
In other LGBT Sports news...
The New York Times finally got around to reporting World Rugby Bars Transgender Women, Baffling Players
Our friend Grace McKenzie graces both The Times story and this update from NBC Out: World Rugby’s transgender ban a ‘dangerous precedent,’ critics say
Also new this morning...
Out UCLA softball coach and friend of Outsports Kirk Walker shared this post by Tommy Craven in the Equality Coaching Alliance: “A guy called someone a faggot at the World Series game and the collective community of Tampa Bay and Dodger fans around him made sure him and his girlfriend got kicked out. Let’s gooooooooo baseball”
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:
Billie Jean King is dropping names as we close in on Election Day:
So many names to remember as we vote this year: George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Trayvon Martin. Sandra Bland.— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) October 27, 2020
Every single one of these names, and so many more, matter.
7 days to go. #Vote #blacklivesmatter #RememberTheirNames pic.twitter.com/sleFsEZImn
Ali Krieger takes a Twitter trip down memory lane:
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, sip a little of The GAMEDAY TEA with D.Gil. Ever see your favorite sports athlete on a magazine cover and wonder what it takes to make them look so darn stylish? Well D.Gil talks to sports stylist Cindy Whitehead on what exactly it takes to style an athlete. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
MLB World Series Game 6: (Dodgers lead 3-2)
NASCAR Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway resumes at 12 noon EDT
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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