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‘Pete Can’t Play Basketball’ comedy short film is a winner

Filmmaker Nick Borenstein provides a fresh and likable take on the ‘gays in sports’ comedy archetype.

WNBA’s Natasha Cloud reflects on her coming out journey: ‘It was so transformational’

The WNBA champion says recognizing her identities as a bisexual and biracial woman brought her world together.

Out WNBA champion Aerial Powers signs with esports organization Team Liquid

Powers will chair the esports behemoth’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force.

Gay pro basketball player Marco Lehmann comes out

Marco Lehmann has played pro basketball for 8 seasons and also plays on the national 3x3 team.

This gay college basketball coach became an overnight celebrity after coming out

Matt Lynch, who came out in a viral essay last April, says there’s a lot more joy in his life.

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2021’s LGBTQ sports winners and losers

Once a week, every week, Outsports’ managing editor selects big stories from the past 7 days of LGBTQ sports coverage.

Outsports Female Hero of the Year: Natasha Cloud

The WNBA champion opted out of the WNBA bubble, and made an indelible impact on athlete activism. Our other honoree is an out athlete who became a doctor.

Outsports Non-Binary Athlete of the Year: Quinn

Quinn came out as non-binary transgender in September 2020. The WNBA’s Layshia Clarendon is our other honoree.

Yulimar Rojas is Outsports’ 2020 LGBTQ Female Athlete of the Year

The LGBTQ triple jumper set a world record and is the first Venezuelan to be named World Athletics Female Athlete of the Year. Sue Bird and Nyla Rose are our other honorees.

Layshia Clarendon sent birthday wish to newly out trans boy when his family didn’t

When the boy’s mom tweeted none of their family members reached out, Clarendon offered her support.

Derrick Gordon says opponent called him the ‘F-word’ during game

Gordon says the incident happened during a game Thursday. He’s currently playing professional basketball in Cyprus.

After being outed, this former college basketball captain found solace in Boston’s gay basketball league

When Quadry Allen was outed to his family, his brothers in the Boston Gay Basketball League took him in.

Sports Illustrated throws up a brick in its Sportsperson of the Year selection

SI selecting Breanna Stewart as the face of the WNBA’s activism in 2020 is not a good look.

Natasha Cloud, Anya Packer and Matt Lynch give Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ some LGBTQ flair

Cloud, Packer and Lynch were honored for their advocacy in multiple cultural causes.

Robbie Rogers shows off his family in new Ralph Lauren holiday ads

In a new promotion, Robbie Rogers and Greg Berlanti become the latest LGBTQ athlete family to be embraced by Madison Avenue.

Megan Rapinoe and Natasha Cloud hope to celebrate in Joe Biden’s White House

After not visiting The White House following 2019 championships, Rapinoe and Cloud ask President-elect Biden for a do over.

This gay college basketball coach fell in love with her best friend, and now wants the world to know

Kelly McNiff originally bonded with her wife over basketball. Their relationship eventually grew to include everything else.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Jason Collins comes out as gay

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

Conversation with Quinn, Open talent call, The VP Debate fly

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

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This gay athlete came out to his high school at an awards banquet in the South

Justin Balthazor waited until he had proven himself with points and rebounds to share his true self with everyone in his basketball world.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Kye Allums, NCAA’s first D1 out transgender athlete

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history

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Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s rocky relationship with the WNBA Atlanta Dream

Players across the league, not just on the team she partly owns, have sent a clear message to Kelly Loeffler: Get out.

This week’s winners, losers and mourners in LGBT Sports

A weekly list of stories from the past seven days with the theme of Courage Is Contagious.

Thursday Night Football returns, The ‘F’ Word, Bi Week

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Derrick Gordon signs pro basketball contract, will play in Cyprus

Gordon, who came out as gay while at UMass, continues to make history, this time playing pro basketball while out.

Gay WNBA coach Curt Miller opens up about bubble life: ‘It feels like Groundhog Day’

The Connecticut Sun head coach is back in the playoffs, and attempting to lead his team through the most challenging season in memory, all while trying to maintain sanity.

A new sport, a new award, new owners and sports boycotters

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Courtney Vandersloot sets WNBA assists record after wife Allie Quigley nails 3-pointer

Vandersloot recorded 18 assists Monday in the Sky’s victory over the Fever, with Quigley hitting the deciding three-pointer.

Activism and out athletes, gay wrestlers and a gay wedding

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Megan Rapinoe says no, Fred Rosser says yes, and 2020 sucks

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Winners and losers in LGBT Sports after the walkout

A weekly list of stories from the past seven days with the theme of Courage Is Contagious.

Natasha Cloud celebrates Mystics’ call for justice for Jacob Blake

After the Mystics participated in Wednesday’s WNBA wildcat strike for racial justice, Cloud applauded their activism on social media.

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