December is here, after such a long year!
Each day has felt like a week, each week... you get the idea
But be of good cheer! The Outsports list is here
With stories of athletes: gays, lesbians, bi, trans and queer:
Winners enjoy hot cocoa, and losers get warm beer!
The political analyst, who is gay, brings his talents to analyze the NFL playoff possibilities this Sunday.
NBC Sports might want to avoid asking out gay national political correspondent Steve Kornacki to draw maps when he appears on its football broadcast this weekend.
Hot Cocoa: A gay Christian from Oklahoma finds identity and niche as athletics administrator at Stanford
Working on a video highlighting LGTBQ sports equality in Kentucky was the catalyst for Justin Mathis to begin his coming out journey.
Warm Beer: Closeted gay male pro athletes who haven’t followed in the footsteps of retired out gay heroes
Dave Kopay is the latest retired gay male athlete to ask why there aren’t more openly gay players in elite team sports.
2 Cups of Hot Cocoa: Pat Patterson was a powerful gay voice in the WWE, and that made all the difference
Pat Patterson has passed away, leaving a legacy that had a profound impact on me and so many others.
Patterson did it all in pro wrestling, proving that LGBTQ identities belong in every sector of the industry.
- BONUS: Listen to this week’s episode of the Outsports podcast The Sports Kiki as our Brian Bell and deputy managing editor Alex Reimer reflect on Patterson’s legacy and impact.
Swish Appeal reports WNBA owners generally lean Democratic. But can the political activism of WNBA players be just as impactful as the high-dollar.
Golf ‘at its core is a conservative white straight cis-male dominated industry,’ says Kyle Winn. ‘It has gotten better, but we have a long way to go.’
Wallace won a silver medal in the first-ever Olympic trampoline competition, all in front of his home crowd.
Decorated amateur bowler Christine Rebstock is beginning to live her truth and bring her game back to life as well. Rebstock beams up to The Trans Sporter Room next week!
Hot Cocoa: This trailblazing trans athlete was Australia’s toughest prison guard, and now she wants to inspire
Kirsti Miller was a national sports star growing up. In the second half of her life, she wants to increase visibility for trans kids everywhere.
For World AIDS Day, HIV+ Olympic legend Greg Louganis, International bodybuilder Raif Derrazi, who is living with AIDS and U.S.A.F. 1st Lt. Josh Hipps, a triathlete, shared their challenges and achievements while living with HIV.
In 1994, the Giants set an example for the rest of baseball by devoting a game to HIV/AIDS charities. They’ve continued it every year since.
Boxing title contender Kristen Fraser says Stonewall U.K.’s campaign is changing the conversation.
Fuller’s success as Vanderbilt’s kicker shows the best players can be anybody.
We chatted with 2 gay dads who are coaches, co-presented by Gays With Kids.
Hot Cocoa: After coming out as HIV+, Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas is honored at British LGBT awards
Thomas was honored as a sports personality at this year’s British LGBT awards for his HIV advocacy.
Cloud, Packer and Lynch were honored for their advocacy in multiple cultural causes.
That’s all for this week! I’ll bring you a fresh list of winners and losers next Saturday. Got a name I missed, or want to challenge my choices? Comment here or on Facebook or Instagram, tweet at us, message me via any social media, or just plain email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks, and be good to yourself and one another!