Happy Labor Day weekend! Here’s this week’s list of winners — aka hot dogs — and losers — a big ol’ bowl of beans.
Two studies out of Australia suggest teams that host pro-LGBTQ events experience less homophobic language by players.
‘I just want him to be proud of me even if he is lying about it... just make it seem like you care.’
Hot dog: LGBTQ kids who play sports likelier to have more self-esteem and better grades, study shows
The Trevor Project’s second annual mental health survey of LGBTQ youth shows the benefits of sports participation.
Mianne Bagger saw her game change after transitioning. She advocates for more studies of trans athletes.
Four LGBT sailing enthusiasts will share their personal and professional perspectives and provide recommendations to sailing organizations on being more inclusive.
As World Rugby considers banning trans women from women’s rugby, various trans ruggers are speaking out.
Hot dog: This D1 college football player came out to his teammates by literally coming out of a closet
Jaden Vazquez is now helping LGBTQ athletes by co-leading a new Fordham student-athlete-support group.
Hot dog: Olympian Nicola Adams will become first person to dance with same-sex partner on popular British dancing show
The two-time gold medalist told the BBC she only intended to dance on “Strictly Come Dancing” if she could dance with another woman. The boxer retired in November rather than risk partial blindness due to an eye injury in the ring. She was named Outsports Female Athlete of the Year in 2016. More recently, she has become an outspoken opponent of transgender inclusion.
Theresa Goh became a legend in Singapore by winning gold at the 2006 IPC World Championships. Now she’s pushing for LGBTQ visibility in her home country.
Hot dog with beans on the side: The flawed life of gay tennis icon Bill Tilden
Tilden was a superstar in his sport in the 1920s, but he died alone and largely forgotten amid scandal.
Another sport has unexpectedly burst onto the scene. And isn’t even a sport. It’s a splort. The splort of Blaseball.
Outsports deputy managing editor and host of The Sports Kiki podcast Alex Reimer connects with another gay sports talk guy, and they talk about their experiences in the high-pressure talk radio world.
‘Mr. No Days Off’ entered the King of Sports on Friday, Sept. 4.
The event originally scheduled for Wrestlemania weekend in April will now be held on October 10 as part of The Collective.
The forthcoming event Paris Is Bumping, aptly named after the documentary that brought ballroom culture to a wide audience, is the latest in a line of LGBTQ-led pro wrestling events aiming to bring new audiences and give the industry a evolutionary path.
Hot dogs: Join these winners in an insightful conversation with Asian and Asian Amercan LGBTQ athletes, Sept. 9
Four Asian and Asian American LGBTQ athletes in sports about their unique struggles and triumphs.
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 email@example.com Thanks!