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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union-Wade use NAACP Image Award to support trans daughter
The 13-time NBA All-Star pays tribute to his transgender daughter: ‘I admire how you handle the ignorance in our world.’
Gay driver Zach Herrin excited for Daytona 200 with Lambda Legal as sponsor
This racing partnership between the gay racer and LGBTQ advocacy group designed to make a statement.
Trans trailblazer Kelly Jenkins overjoyed with Natalie Ryan’s success
The disc golf veteran and the PGDA’s first out transgender competitor is aglow with Ryan’s breakout success in 2022.
Ness Murby aims for Paris Paralympics 2024, a proud trans athlete
The transgender Canadian Paralympian says he is finally free to be himself and free to speak out.
Verity Smith pushes for more wins and inclusion for trans athletes in England
Smith leads the charge to keep trans youth playing. He competes for the leading team in UK wheelchair rugby.
Charles Barkley wore Carl Nassib’s jersey on ESPN2’s ‘Monday Night Football’ broadcast
The NBA Hall of Famer has always supported LGBTQ people in sports.
Trans boy gets the win in his on-field debut
After fighting for his right to play, Bobby Jones’ birthday wish came true.
Watch: Outsports chat with transgender BMX Olympic hopeful Chelsea Wolfe on Instagram
USA Olympic BMX hopeful Chelsea Wolfe joined us on Instagram to answer your questions about being a trans athlete on a quest for Tokyo 2021.
Brazilian soccer scoring ace Cristiane finds the back of the net at the altar
Marriage "fulfills a dream" as she eyes one more Olympic dream in Tokyo in ‘21.
Billie Jean King encourages young athletes to ‘keep playing’ during coronavirus shutdown
In these times of despair, exercise and physical activity are more important than ever.
Trailblazing trans hockey player Harrison Browne is now full-time actor: ‘Sharing things about my transition is way to give back’
Browne, who will star as a transgender man in an LGBTQ-themed play later this month, says the power of storytelling can make trans kids feel less alone.
Small campus. Big pride.
Pride On The Court at Sarah Lawrence College took another leap forward in year three, and seeks more in year four.
Why Jason Collins endorsed gay former wrestler Akil Patterson for Baltimore Council
Collins and Patterson have both dedicated their lives to public advocacy work and helping young LGBTQ athletes.
Openly LGBTQ athletes take part in Pride On The Court panel
At this weekend’s Pride On The Court at Sarah Lawrence College, openly LGBTQ athletes told student-athletes it’s their responsibility to create safe locker room environments.
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird star in HBO’s “The Shop”
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird were featured in an episode of "The Shop: Uninterrupted."
Out lesbian rower Angela Madsen to make solo assault on Pacific Ocean
American paralympian Angela Madsen seeks to be first paraplegic to row unaided across the Pacific
Cast your vote in the annual Outsports Awards
We’re looking for your nominee for the annual Outsports Awards. But time is running out! Tweet your choice across seven categories.
Caster Semenya as we’ve never seen — or heard — her before
Dominant and maligned, the South African Olympic champion tells her personal story in a new video on YouTube.
Roller derby skaters welcome trans and non-binary competitors
When anti-trans hit sites attacked, roller derby stood up and fought back
Trans wrestler Mack Beggs gains some healing and closure in ESPN’s ‘Mack Wrestles’
An ESPN 30-for-30 short about trans wrestler Mack Beggs notes the unseen stories behind the headlines and where he’s at now.
Billie Jean King’s hometown names its new library in her honor
What a weekend: Long Beach, Calif. is to dedicate its flagship library to the tennis legend and Saturday is "Billie Jean King Bobblehead Day" at Dodgers Stadium.
Gus Kenworthy teams up with All-Star Pete Alonso to Shred Hate on the internet
The Olympic medalist and surefire Rookie of the Year become the public faces of a new initiative to defeat cyberbullying.
8 Women out: more LGBTQ players than ever at WNBA All-Star Game
Stars and spouses went head-to-head in Las Vegas in last weekend’s WNBA All-Star Game.
The "You Can Play Project" has a powerful message
The group asks people in sports to say simply that performance in games is what matters