sHello and welcome to On Deck Circle for today, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.
Your need to read time today is 90-seconds.
Today’s LGBTQ Sports History Highlight:
It was on this day in 2017 that out trans basketball coach Layne Ingram started on testosterone. Happy T Anniversary, Layne! In addition to reading about him on Outsports and on his blog, you can watch the Black History Month TikTok video he made for the Sports Equality Foundation. Click here to view:
Today’s Outsports Headlines:
Other LGBTQ Sports stories making news...
And here’s today’s roundup of anti-trans legislation news:
- Arkansas Attorney General Proposes Bill to Ban Transgender Athletes from Girls’ Sports
- New Mexico bill seeks to prevent transgender females from competing in girls, women’s sports
- GOP Utah gov says trans kids should play sports; legislature says unfair to girls
- Critics claim Kansas bill on trans athletes will cause bullying
Today’s SB Nation’s top story...
Top LGBTQ News...
GOP Lawmakers Flag Religious Gripes With LGBT Rights Bill (requires subscription)
Kudos, Brock McGillis! GO! SPACE is showcasing the former hockey goalie’s message.
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.
Social Media Spotlight:
OK, stop me if you’ve heard this one...— Nyla Rose (@NylaRoseBeast) February 24, 2021
What’s the best time to beat the hell Out of a dentist?
TONIGHT AT 8 on TNT!
You probably thought i was gonna say “Tooth Hurty” or something huh... https://t.co/dZa0b5yRSz
Today’s Outsports Podcast:
Nearly every day of the week, Outsports has a new podcast for your enjoyment. Today, former volleyball player and coach-turned social justice advocate Jen Fry of Jen Fry Talks beams up to The Trans Sporter Room! Listen here:
Today’s Sports Calendar:
MLB Spring Training:
Full-squad workouts are underway. Click here for MLB’s guide to your favorite teams’ schedules.
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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