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The Huddle for Monday, Dec. 7, 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, December 7, 2020. It’s Monday, and today is a date that shall live in infamy.

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


This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:

Human Rights Watch demands end to abusive sex testing in women’s athletics

Staten Island Yanks sue Yankees and MLB over minor league contraction scheme

Sports Illustrated names Breanna Stewart one of its 5 ‘Athlete Activist’ Sportspersons of the Year

Steve Kornacki shines on Sunday Night Football, and leaves us wanting more


In other LGBT Sports news...

Pelosi holds firm to support for transgender student athletes under hostile questioning


Also new this morning...

Final score: Chiefs clinched playoff berth by holding on to defeat Broncos, 22-16

Raiders recap: Las Vegas wins with a miracle

Lions mount fourth-quarter comeback to end divisional skid vs Bears

Giants-Seahawks final score: New York stuns Seattle, 17-12

Floyd Mayweather is fighting Logan Paul in February


OutShouts:

Meet Santa! Equality Coaching Alliance member Charley Sullivan transforms into the most realistic Santa Claus for the holiday season.

A man who looks just like Santa Claus is eager to talk to children via Zoom.
Charley “Santa” Sullivan
Charley Sullivan

Charley has over twenty years’ experience honing the craft of meeting each child where they are and bringing them the joy of the season. Schedule a Zoom call with Santa today by clicking here!

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:

Tennis and LGBTQ icon Billie Jean King saluted college football kicker Sarah Fuller for her latest achievement:

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, Cyd Zeigler welcomes Minky Worden of the Human Rights Watch to the Outsports podcast, Five Rings To Rule Them All, to discuss sex testing in sports and LGBTQ rights in Japan ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. 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 DOUBLEHEADER!

Washington Team vs. Pittsburgh Steelers at 5 p.m. EST on FOX.

Buffalo Bills vs. San Francisco 49ers at 8:15 p.m. EST at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Calif., on ESPN.


NCAAM:

Click here for ESPN’s schedule of college men’s basketball action.


NCAAW:

Click here for ESPN’s schedule of college men’s basketball action.


SOCCER:

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


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