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Today’s Outsports Headlines:
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Also new today...
The Sports Equality Foundation today launched its own TikTok account for your love of Sports!
If you don’t have TikTok on your phone, you can view content by clicking here.
Outsports is teaming up with the Sports Equality Foundation, GO! SPACE and ECA to empower LGBTQ athletes, coaches, and sports leaders, and together demonstrate that equality in sports transforms everyday culture to be more welcoming and inclusive for all.
Be Authentic, Be True, Be You for Your Love of Sports.
Members of the ECA and GOSPACE and all out athletes, coaches and sports folk are invited to contribute their own “I AM” video for the TikTok account. Click here for details!
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:
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, British sprinter Corinne Humphreys tells our Cyd Zeigler on the Outsports podcast, Five Rings To Rule Them All. that coming out as gay has helped her enjoy her sport more, and she also discusses the importance of empowering LGBTQ youth. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s pro basketball action today.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s college basketball action today.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of women’s college basketball action today.
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of soccer action today.
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