How Power 5 schools have so far celebrated Pride Month (or not) on Twitter
35 college Twitter athletic accounts celebrated Pride Month, while 30 have not. Four stood out. The SEC was mostly missing in action.
Glen Quayle is an out gay pole vaulter in the NCAA and Commonwealth Games
Quayle has found both acceptance and homophobia in South Dakota, competing for Northern State University.
These 36 trans athletes have competed openly in college
Lia Thomas ignited a debate over trans inclusion in college sports. She’s not the first or last to compete.
Ray Libman competed as a trans athlete over 20 years ago. And you didn’t even know it.
You likely have never heard of Ray Libman, who quietly broke ground in sports in the early 2000s.
Bobbie Hirsch is a trans man competing in the upcoming NCAA Men’s Regional
Hirsch fences for Wayne State University. He may be the first trans man to compete in an NCAA Men’s Regional.
Nick Albiero, 28-time All-American swimmer, is gay OIympic hopeful
Albiero has been on the US Swimming National Team. He is now talking more about being a gay athlete representing the USA.
Iszac Henig swims fast, has fun, and has no regrets in his final season at Yale
In an interview on The Trans Sporter Room, Henig gives a deeper glimpse into his transition in and out of the pool.
Trans swimmer Iszac Henig switches from the women’s to the men’s swimming team at Yale
Henig talks about coming full circle in a New York Times op-ed.
Lia Thomas and Iszac Henig are Outsports 2022 Transgender Athletes of the Year
The Ivy League swimmers were both at the center of one of the biggest stories in all of sport in 2022.
Tell your coming out story on Outsports
You can change the lives of LGBT athletes simply by telling your story. If you're an LGBT athlete, coach or sports administrator, and you're ready to share, we'd love for you to tell your story on Outsports.
When this college soccer team heard a gay slur, they took action thanks in part to having had a gay captain
The Colby-Sawyer soccer team says it will walk off the field if any opponents use gay slurs.
University of South Florida creates LGBT athlete scholarship to support inclusion
A gay South Florida Bulls alumnus is championing the new LGBT-inclusion scholarship for athletes.
‘Annoyingly positive’ Erica Smith builds unbreakable bonds at Sweet Briar College
How the first trans woman student-athlete at a small Virginia all-women’s college made a mark and made positive change.
Out gymnast Sirena Linton is second-team All-American at NCAAs
The out athlete competed for the University of Arizona at the National Championships.
6 truths and myths about Lia Thomas, trans athletes and women’s swimming
There is lots of information, and falsehoods, shared about Penn swimmer Lia Thomas.
Iszac Henig 5th, Lia Thomas 8th in 100-free final, two trans All-Americans in women’s swimming
Outsports is tracking trans swimmers Lia Thomas and Iszac Henig at the NCAA Women’s Swimming Championships.
Let’s lower the temperature this NCAA Championships weekend and let the athletes shine
The conversation can continue after Lia Thomas, Iszac Henig and everyone at the NCAA Swimming Championships get on to the action, please.
How Lia Thomas and Iszac Henig got to NCAA Swimming Championships in Atlanta
For the first NCAA trans student-athletes to reach a Division I championship event, the road was long, twisty and worth it.
Here is an LGBTQ connection to all 68 teams in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament
March Madness includes schools with great LGBTQ records, and some that could use some work.
Sports Illustrated profiles Lia Thomas with rare interview
Thomas gives personal insight on the last few months headed to Ivy Championships, the NCAAs and beyond.
Lia Thomas and Iszac Henig will compete in the NCAA Division 1 swim championships
They will be the first out trans athletes to compete at a Division 1 championship meet in NCAA history.
Lia Thomas won 4 Ivy League titles, set multiple records. Iszac Henig won 2 championships
Thomas and Henig each had record-setting performances in the Ivy League Championships.
Lia Thomas wins individual Ivy League championship, first trans athlete to do so
Lia Thomas won the women’s 500-free at the Ivy League Championship, setting a pool record.
Lia Thomas competing at Ivy League championships is a fair deal
Thomas has endured public attacks while the Ivy League and Penn remained silent for too long.
Lia Thomas will swim in Ivy League championships, conference says
Conference notes NCAA policy for current year only applies to NCAA championships.
USA Swimming unveils new trans policy, could impact Lia Thomas’ championship hopes
The NCAA has said it will defer its trans policies to governing bodies. League championships are in two weeks.
Lia Thomas skips final dual meet, to dismay of anti-trans protestors
Penn-West Chester was a planned rest week as Thomas looks to Ivy League and NCAA championship meets.
Samantha Shelton, Lucas Draper and Brooke Forde show wisdom and sportsmanship in support of Lia Thomas
As the debate surrounding trans athletes continues, some of Thomas’ peers stood up in word and deed.
Out Princeton wrestler says he quit the team due to rampant homophobia
AJ Lonski, a junior, details a vile culture where animosity towards LGBTQ people is part of everyday life.
NCAA Division III names its LGBTQ athlete, administrator and athletic department of the year
The honorees have all used sports to bring people together and promote LGBTQ inclusion.
Lia Thomas swims to two wins in Penn-Harvard dual meet
After a quiet afternoon in Cambridge, uncertainty looms for Thomas as NCAA transgender policy shifts.
NCAA changes its policy on trans inclusion to mirror the Olympics
The policy, which will be adopted immediately, could bring a new twist to the Lia Thomas saga.