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Kendall Fuller supports anti-LGBTQ group on team’s Pride Day

Kendall Fuller supports Fellowship of Christian Athletes with his My Cause My Cleats. He and the Washington Commanders have declined to comment.

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Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #140-111

Day three of the 2023 QWI 200 brings 30 more entrants as the top 100 grows closer.

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How the word ‘skull’ has been used to attack trans athletes, and Fallon Fox in particular

People who oppose trans women in female sports obfuscate the conversation with the word ‘skull,’ and Fallon Fox’s MMA career in particular.

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Kirk Cousins’ appearance with anti-LGBTQ group spawns hate speech

Outsports’ story about Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins’ appearance with Focus On The Family triggered anti-LGBTQ hate messages.

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Premier League’s LGBTQ advice for Rainbow Laces riles Aussie rugby player

Adam Doueihi has been asked by his NRL club Wests Tigers to explain why he wrote "embarrassing" on the PL’s Instagram post. He later deleted the comment.

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Gay soccer star Shanice van de Sanden marks baby’s birth with classic goal celebration

Dutch striker Van de Sanden, who won the Women’s Euros with the Netherlands in 2017, pulled out the ‘baby cradle’ after scoring for club side Liverpool FC.

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The Alabama coach would not expect any issues if a player came out

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Kirk Cousins supports Focus On The Family, one of America’s most anti-LGBTQ organizations

Kirk Cousins and the Vikings declined to comment on the quarterback’s appearance with one of the most anti-LGBTQ organizations in the United States.

QWI 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #170-141

The 2023 QWI 200 continues with 30 more honorees of out LGBTQ wrestlers on day two.

QWI 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #200-171

The QWI 200 kicks off, highlighting the top 200 out LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023.

Rangers finally won a World Series. Now they need to do a Pride Night

The Texas Rangers are baseball champions and they now need to be champions of inclusion with their first Pride Night, a Dallas LGBTQ advocate says.

Rainbow Laces back across British sport and still needed, says gay soccer referee Ryan Atkin

The UK-wide LGBTQ inclusion campaign, marking its 10th anniversary, was pivotal to Atkin’s decision to come out publicly in 2017. He tells Outsports why it matters.

Jake Williamson set national and world records while competing in... Hyrox

Williamson was a semi-pro soccer player before turning to the fitness sport, Hyrox.

Nebraska’s only publicly out male athlete makes stand for visibility

Cornhuskers gymnast Samuel Phillips came out to his team as a freshman and has never looked back.

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USA women’s wheelchair basketball wins gold, qualifies for 2024 Paris Paralympics

At least three out LGBTQ women won gold in Santiago, earning Team USA a spot in Paris.

Lewis Gibson and Lilah Fear capture NHK Trophy ice dancing gold by going back to the 80s

The British Olympians bring the MTV era to the ice with dances set to Eurythmics and Survivor.

For World AIDS Day we honor 5 amazing gay athletes with HIV

Sports has not escaped the disease’s ravages, but some offer hope and inspiration.

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The San Francisco Giants took the lead in promoting AIDS awareness through ‘Until There’s A Cure Day’

In 1994, the Giants set an example for the rest of baseball by devoting a game to HIV/AIDS charities. They’ve continued it every year since.

Out coach Kevin Maxen and the Jacksonville Jaguars are off to one of their best starts in history

After coming out publicly this summer, Maxen was part of an 8-3 start as the Jaguars staked out a first place spot in the AFC South.

Trans swimmer Meghan Cortez-Fields puts up collegiate school record at weekend invite

Citing Lia Thomas as an inspiration, the Ramapo (N.J.) College senior flew on the water at the Cougar Splash invite.

Zero: Number of anti-gay slurs Luke Prokop has heard from other pro hockey players

Now in the top hockey minor league, Luke Prokop continues to show the power in being an out gay athlete.

‘We are not a threat’: Danielle McGahey reacts to ban on trans women in international women’s cricket

The International Cricket Council is the latest world sports governing body to ban transgender women from playing with women at the highest level.

Marc-André Fleury is the latest to defy NHL’s specialty equipment ban with Native American Heritage mask

Following in the footsteps of Travis Dermott’s triumphant Pride Tape moment, Fleury defiantly stands up to Gary Bettman’s ban.

Trans college water polo player and cheerleader living best life

Schuyler Newberger was determined to prove people wrong who said she could never play college sports as a trans person. She is now thriving at Iona University.

Luke Prokop plays in game for Milwaukee Admirals, first out gay player in AHL

Luke Prokop is the first publicly out gay athlete to play in an AHL game, one division below the NHL.

Girlfriends Nadia Podoroska and Guillermina Naya now doubles partners and against WTA Saudi plan

Podoroska, a top-100-ranked singles player, teamed up with Naya on court for the first time this week. She would not support the WTA Finals moving to Saudi Arabia.

Outsports Power 100 honors the most powerful and influential LGBTQ people in sports

Starting from a list of 250 out LGBTQ people in sports, Outsports has chosen those with the most influence. Their diversity, talent and impact are impressive.

Out pro wrestler Toni Storm wins third AEW Women’s World title

Toni Storm defeated Hikaru Shida for the title at AEW’s ‘Full Gear’ pay-per-view event Saturday night.

49ers PRIDE fan group shows how teams can take LGBTQ engagement up a level

With the success of their Levi’s Stadium drag brunch, 49ers PRIDE provides a blueprint for establishing a meaningful connection to the LGBTQ community.

NFL’s Instagram page highlights gay voices via Trevor Project partnership

The NFL and The Trevor Project are partnering in a social media push to highlight LGBTQ inclusion in the league.

GOP Governors are facing off with the NCAA over their trans-athlete policy

Nine governors seek a policy change and are lobbying the former governor who now leads the NCAA

‘A step in the right direction’: How Hong Kong got on with hosting the Gay Games

There was uncertainty and discord in the lead-up to Asia’s first-ever LGBTQ-inclusive multisports event. But after a smooth Games, optimism abounds.

Division III Roanoke College takes center stage in fight over transgender athletes

The NCAA pushed back a piece of their trans student-athlete policy for further study. One Virginia school decided to move ahead anyway.

Dallas school district honors Sha’Carri Richardson by naming high school track after her

After the Olympic hopeful won the World Championship, Dallas declared last Friday to be Sha’Carri Richardson Day.

Trans trailblazer Jaiyah Saelua says light touch of ‘Next Goal Wins’ can kick out ignorance

As Taika Waititi’s movie about the American Samoa soccer team arrives in Trans Awareness Week, Saelua tells Outsports how a little "cringe" in the comedy helps to get the right result.

Utah and Cincinnati minor league hockey teams show the NHL that Pride jerseys are alive and well in 2023

The Utah Grizzlies and Cincinnati Cyclones pulled off successful Pride jersey promotions and gave the NHL yet another black eye.


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