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Over a dozen out LGBTQ people in sports nominated for Queerties this year

Out LGBTQ people in sports recognized for coming out, writing books and being heroes in the 2024 Queerties nominee list.

Marta wins FIFA Special Award and delivers message of women’s empowerment

Going forward, FIFA will also give out The Marta Award to celebrate the best goal in women’s soccer.

Out LGBTQ athletes Tom Bosworth and Lauren Hemp on King’s New Year Honours List

World-record-holding racewalker Bosworth and England footballer Hemp made MBEs — they join several other British LGBTQ athletes to have been recognized.

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Kevin Maxen is Outsports Person of the Year

Jaguars strength coach Kevin Maxen is the first out male coach in major men’s pro sports, finding support in the NFL.

Boxer Patricio Manuel is Outsports’ 2023 Transgender Athlete Of The Year

In a year that saw many trans athletes forced out, Manuel made the most of his chances and made a statement as well.

Baseball boyfriends Cole Philpott & Aiden Phipps are 2023 Outsports Male Heroes of the Year

When Philpott and Phipps told their story of growing from on-field rivals to boyfriends, it showed anything is possible in today’s game.

Nikki Hiltz is Outsports’ Non-Binary Athlete of the Year

Nikki Hiltz captured multiple national track and field championships in 2023 while advocating for trans and non-binary communities.

Daria Kasatkina is Outsports 2023 Female Hero of the Year

Overtly critical of Putin’s war and refreshingly candid, Kasatkina has grown in confidence in her first full year as an out LGBTQ player in women’s tennis.

Sha’Carri Richardson is Outsports 2023 Female Athlete of the Year

Richardson is an out athlete and the world’s fastest woman, with her sights on Olympic gold.

Bruce Mouat is Outsports 2023 Male Athlete of the Year

The Scot skippered his curling team to World and European titles a year after winning Olympic silver, inspiring others to get into the sport.

Gary Bettman is Outsports 2023 Asshole of the Year

Between banning Pride jerseys and Pride Tape, and telling everyone to accept homophobia, Gary Bettman caved to homophobes every step of the way this year.

Outsports’ People of the Year Awards back for 10th edition - here’s the Hall of Fame

The list of past winners features gay icons, trans trailblazers and also a few infamous assholes. Who will pick up the prizes for 2023?

Gay BMX rider Perris Benegas caps off triumphant 2023 with NORA Cup for Women’s Rider of the Year

After demonstrating her skill throughout the year, Benegas learns of her victory with a surprise trophy unboxing.

Team LGBTQ’s Caroline Ouellette celebrates her wife at Hockey Hall of Fame induction

As she receives her sport’s highest honor, Canada’s four-time gold medal winner celebrates her wife as a fellow Olympian.

Esera Tuaolo receives the 2024 NCAA Inspiration Award

Tuaolo played football at Oregon State. He has become an advocate for the LGBTQ community, as a gay Christian.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, Top 20

The 2023 QWI 200 comes to a close as we reveal the number one LGBTQ pro wrestler of the year.

QWI 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #50-21

The 2023 QWI 200 reaches the top 50 on day six of our celebration of LGBTQ pro wrestling.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #80-51

Day 5 of the 2023 QWI 200 delivers 30 more of the best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of the year.

QWI 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2023, #110-81

The 2023 QWI 200 cracks the top 100 LGBTQ pro wrestlers of the year.

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.

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.

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.

‘Gaming changed my life’: Inspirational trans pro esports player wins film award

Emma Rose, aka Emzii, wants to bring more LGBTQ people into gaming after winning the top prize for her documentary short ‘It’s For Everyone’ at the ESI Film Festival.

World champion Lauren Rowles speaks up for ‘scared’ LGBTQ athletes after award win

The two-time Paralympic gold medal-winning rower gave a powerful speech in support of visibility, having been voted as the PinkNews Sports Personality of the Year.

It was a profound honor to speak about Glenn Burke at his Legacy Walk induction

Glenn Burke earned his Legacy Walk plaque as baseball’s gay barrier breaker. As a gay baseball fan, speaking about the love his teammates had for him at the ceremony was the thrill of my year.

Christina Kahrl adds Jeanne Córdova Award to her long list of sportswriting accolades

LGBTQ+ journalists group honors pioneering trans editor with an award paying tribute to her barrier-breaking career.

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.

Honorees 41-50: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

"For the gay and lesbian community, there is more acceptance than even five years ago," says a CBS Sports exec, on this list with a trans athlete and activist, a sports columnist and pro wrestler.

Top 10: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

"I’m just trying to make it not as tough for the next generation," says a basketball superstar on this list, along with executives with a Major League Baseball team and CBS, an NFL player and soccer legends.

Honorees 11-20: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

"If we don’t fight for our community and ourselves, who will?" says a U.S. women’s soccer star on this list, along with an NBA executive, an Olympian and two WNBA head coaches.

Honorees 21-30: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

"Sports has notoriously and publicly suffered from a lack of LGBTQ+ representation," says an NBA exec on this list, along with people from MLB, ESPN and the NFL.

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