Hello and welcome to The Huddle for today, Jan. 21, 2021. It’s Thursday. For me, it’s day 6 doing all my writing on my iPhone while my broken MacBook is in the shop!
Your need to read time today is 90-seconds, as usual.
Today’s Outsports Headline:
In other LGBT Sports news...
Biden signs EO implementing Supreme Court ruling for LGBTQ rights: “Children should be able to learn without worrying about whether they will be denied access to the restroom, the locker room, or school sports.”
A committee in Montana’s state legislature voted 11-8 Thursday to send HB112 to the full House of Representatives, according to American Civil Liberties Union attorney Chase Strangio.
Also new today...
The Padres’ Blake Snell Says the Rays Handed the World Series to Los Angeles: Snell believes the Rays would’ve won the series if he was not pulled early.
Here’s my favorite: Bernie in the penalty box:
I’m giving myself an outshout today! Here’s a video I created for TikTok users for the Sports Equality Foundation, offering resources for anyone who might be considering suicide, needs help or just wants someone to talk to during troubled times. Click here to see the video:
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:
Our friend Haley Videckis posted this beautiful image on her Instagram with an inspiring message:
Podcast Du Jour
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, our Brian Bell is back with a new episode of the Outsports wrestling podcast LGBT In The Ring. This week’s guest, Kate Foray (@makeitloud), discuses what inspired the creation of her pro wrestling zine, the role zines and zine culture play in wrestling media and why pro wrestling provides avenues to build and explore human relationships and complex emotions. Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar
Click here for ESPN’s schedule of men’s pro hockey action today.
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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