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Cyber Monday Huddle for Nov. 30, 2020

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

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Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, November 30, 2020. It’s Monday, the last day of the month. And if you’re an online shopper, check out the Cyber Monday sales. Vox.com says holiday shopping will never be the same.

Your need to read time today is 90-seconds, as usual.


This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:

Christine Rebstock: Coming out and coming back


In other LGBT Sports news...

Football in hijab: Thai Muslim lesbians tackle stereotypes

This LGBTQ soccer team is inspired by genderqueer women

Transgender rights and sports: Should trans women be permitted to compete in female-only sports? (The author, who is cisgender, answers this question with a very clear “NO.” This article in Genetic Literacy Project is a reprint from an anti-trans op-ed in The Wall Street Journal earlier this month).

Deb Price, who wrote groundbreaking Detroit News column on gay issues, has died


Also new this morning...

Final score: Chiefs stave off Bucs’ comeback, win 27-24 in Tampa

Tyreek Hill: From “return specialist” to the NFL’s leading receiver

Lions fans flood Deshaun Watson’s charity for his part in getting Patricia fired

How the NFL playoff picture looks coming out of Week 12

Bears losing streak really hits its stride in 41 to 25 collapse against Packers

Bills vs. 49ers will need to be moved following COVID-19 crackdown

ACC announces Miami will travel to play Duke on Saturday

Browns’ Callie Brownson first woman to work as position coach in NFL history

Sarah Fuller plans to stick with Vanderbilt football, addresses halftime pep talk

Celtics create $28.5 million trade exception in Gordon Hayward sign and trade with Hornets

The Clippers will reportedly sign Nicolas Batum after he clears waivers

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. ends in a draw after entertaining eight-round exhibition

Diego Maradona’s doctor being investigated for possible manslaughter following soccer legend’s death

F1 driver Romain Grosjean involved in horror crash during Bahrain Grand Prix

Romain Grosjean’s car went up in flames after a crash on the opening lap.
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OutShouts:

Just 1 day left! Already, 60+ members have registered for Equality Coaching Alliance and GO! SPACE’s 1st Holiday HangOUT. Spread the word to peers and friends even if they are not current members of ECA or GO! SPACE. Poor a glass of wine or your favorite adult beverage and join other LGBT Sports people from across the country to meet and mingle. RSVP by clicking here!

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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:

NFL free agent Ryan Russell, who spoke exclusively with our Alex Reimer last month on our Outsports podcast The Sports Kiki, posted what he’s thankful for on his Instagram: Corey O’Brien.

Johnny Weir is back on the ice for NBC, and apparently, it’s a lot different than ABC’s Dancing With The Stars dance floor:

Did you know trans powerlifter JayCee Cooper is a HUGE fan of chess? Nope, neither did we!

If you want your social media post to be included here, or to share one showcasing LGBTQ sports, email us the link at outsportshuddle@gmail.com or tag @Outsports on Instagram or Twitter!


Podcast Du Jour

Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, our Cyd Zeigler is back with a fresh episode of Five Rings To Rule Them All. Olympic medalist Ji Wallace joins Cyd to talk about his incredible run at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, and winning a silver medal the first time trampoline was part of the Olympic Games. He also talks about coming out as gay a few years later, then sharing that he’s HIV-positive.

Listen here:

This and all Outsports podcasts are available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and on every platform where you find Outsports!


Today’s Sports Calendar

NFL Week 12:

Seattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN.


Men’s College Basketball:

Click here for ESPN’s schedule of games today.


Women’s College Basketball:

Click here for ESPN’s schedule of games today.


SOCCER:

Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.


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Thanks for reading all the way to the end. The next edition of The Huddle will appear tomorrow morning on Outsports.com Stay safe!