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It’s Inauguration Day and this is The Huddle

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBTQ 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, Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2021. It’s Wednesday.

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


This Morning’s Outsports Headlines:

A Letter To President-elect Biden

Out wrestler Kiera Hogan and Tasha Steelz win Impact Wrestling Knockouts Tag Team titles


In other LGBT Sports news...

Justice Department Seeks to Limit Scope of Landmark LGBT Rights Decision

Kraków to fund Poland’s first LGBT refuge hostel after criticism of 2023 European Games host’s rights record

Thomas to Go on Training Program After Anti-Gay Slur

Bill on transgender athletes could threaten NCAA postseason events in Montana, including football

Bill proposed in Oklahoma Senate would exclude transgender girls from women’s sports


Also new this morning...

Philip Rivers retires from NFL, ending 17-year career spent with Los Angeles Chargers and Indianapolis Colts

Atlanta Dream close to being sold; Kelly Loeffler to have no uassociation with team, sources say

George Springer chooses Blue Jays over Mets in MLB free agency

Baseball cannot be surprised by Jared Porter


OutShouts:

NEW SPORTS EQUALITY VIDEO!

Maya Satya Reddy’s “I AM / WE ARE” video is live. Click on this link. If you are on TikTok got to sportsequalityfdn and follow us and like the videos there!

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:

Let’s go spinning with Tom Daley!

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, The Trans Sporter Room is podcasting LIVE via Facebook, starting at 11:30 a.m. EST!

Shelby Weldon

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

NHL:

Click here for ESPN’s schedule of pro hockey action today.


NBA:

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


NCAAM:

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


NCAAW:

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


SOCCER:

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


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