Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, November 19, 2020. It’s Thursday.
Your need to read time today is 90-seconds, as usual.
This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:
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BREAKING: Justin Herbert got a haircut. pic.twitter.com/EEU2IoEalm— Daniel Popper (@danielrpopper) November 18, 2020
Equality Coaching Alliance co-founder Kirk Walker offers congratulations to member Sean Huiet of San Marcos, Texas, head volleyball coach at Texas State, who was chosen to give a TEDx talk on campus next February, about intersectionality.
Huiet is raising his adopted son Declan as a single gay dad. “Very humbled and honored,” he wrote on his Facebook page. We love these two! Look for a future story in Outsports.
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:
We ❤️ Raquel Willis, too!
Our #WCW goes out to Raquel Willis, a #WNBA Social Justice Council advisor and Black transgender activist who is dedicated to elevating the dignity of marginalized people, particularly Black transgender people. #TransAwarenessWeek pic.twitter.com/CYxzP2eqCL— WNBA (@WNBA) November 18, 2020
Danilo Cardoso Abbas shared this post in Portuguese on Instagram with the hashtag #gayathlete: “And at some point in life, we will give our best to someone. Devote yourself totally to it. And surrender without fear. This is the definition of Love.”
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, our Brian Bell returns with a new episode of LGBT In The Ring: He’s celebrating Trans Week of Awareness with Hoodslam’s own The Great Bambina. She and Brian unpack her journey to and evolution within the ring, the personal philosophy she brings to pro wrestling, her history of trans advocacy and how Brechtian theory and pro wrestling intersect. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
NFL Week 11:
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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