Good morning and welcome to The Huddle for today, November 6, 2020. It’s Friday. TGIF!
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Stories Coming Up on Outsports.com This Morning:
NHL player agent and former Hockey Canada manager Bayne Pettinger comes out in The Athletic
NCAA Governors decide it’s “premature to act” to move March Madness out of Boise, but confirmed Idaho’s anti-trans law “is harmful to transgender student-athletes and is counter to the NCAA’s core values...”
Revisiting some of our favorite Outsports stories of 2020:
In other LGBT Sports news...
Also new this morning...
Today we salute Kirk Walker, out UCLA softball coach, who this week showed how he led the Bruins in their warm up with a focus on an integral part of their daily exercise: arm care.
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:
Out gay pop singer Melissa Etheridge let the world know she is both a sports fan AND a huge fan of Steve Kornacki, too!
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, a bonus edition of LGBT In The Ring! Our Brian Bell is chatting all things Paris Is Bumping this week with one of the judges on the show, The Nobodies’ DJ Accident Report! He and Brian discuss the impact of Billy Dixon’s pro wrestling/ballroom hybrid event, including plenty of memorable moments and lasting images. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
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