When the NCAA opened competition to transgender student-athletes in 2011, Edelmann was among the first to play
LGBTQ athletes report hearing anti-LGBTQ language from a minority of teammates, though it’s still too many.
Out basketball coach Seth Hayes found ‘family’ after coming out. Now she’s doing the same for others
Denison University’s Seth Hayes found acceptance after coming out as gay in high school and now genderqueer in coaching.
Zhou has flourished with her LGBTQ teammates, who use ‘that’s gay’ as a compliment.
For years out LGBTQ athletes have talked about receiving support from teammates. Now we have the proof.
Thomas Roth found widespread acceptance from teammates in Kentucky when he came out to them in 2018.
Outsports-sponsored survey of out athletes in football, men’s basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey found 71.7% having at least a ‘good’ experience.
A new study by Outsports, Univ. of Winchester and Sports Equality Foundation shatters perceptions of LGBTQ hate in sports.
When this gay college soccer player was called a slur by an opponent, his team rallied around him to a 5-0 win
Couper Gunn had talked openly with his team about gay slurs and their impact on him. It impacted him that night.
K-State and Nelson agreed to cut ties with the organization after hearing from LGBTQ people.
Jordan Windle is straight but has a gay dad. Now with Greg Louganis’ help, he’s competing in the Tokyo Summer Olympics.
The heads of GLAAD and Athlete Ally teamed-up to challenge NCAA governors to "do what’s right" for transgender athletes.
An inside look at Monday’s appeal hearing, which opened a week in which inclusion won two legislative fights, in Kansas and Louisiana.
A new survey studies the experiences of LGBTQ athletes who have been out on high school or college teams.
Students at Ohio’s Kenyon College believe the school’s Lords and Ladies nicknames are transphobic. This (old) alumnus has come to agree with them.
NCAA clarifies it hasn’t actually made a decision about championships in states with anti-trans laws
In a new statement, the NCAA expresses support for trans athletes, but is vague on specifics.
For the past two months, Outsports has been investigating claims by the Women’s Sports Policy Working Group and counter-claims by advocates for trans inclusion. Here’s what we found.
The NCAA’s Division III LGBTQ OneTeam Program says the wave of anti-trans legislation is "dangerous."
While the NCAA watches states ban trans girls and women. MLB took action against Georgia for restricting voting rights, pulling the All-Star Game from Atlanta.
The Triumph Awards, in partnership with NCLR, honor UW-Oshkosh swimmer Quill Graham’s willingness to be a visible beacon of hope for inclusion.
Alana Bojar and Aliya Schenck spearheaded a letter to the NCAA pushing for the organization to pull championship events from states engaged in anti-trans legislation.
A letter signed by hundreds of NCAA student-athletes demands the organization move tournaments out of states considering or enacting anti-transgender legislation.
Chris Weiland, a senior, was removed from the men’s cross country and track and field teams following outcry from other athletes.
Collegiate wrestler Mack Beggs tag teams with a Kansas healthcare provider to build national networks of advocacy and resistance.
The San Diego Loyals’ Collin Martin was on TikTok Friday night talking with out gay college soccer captain Couper Gunn of the Sports Equality Foundation.
Fry’s experience as a volleyball player and coach fuel her drive for inclusion.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association tells Outsports it is monitoring efforts by Montana and other states aimed at restricting transgender student-athletes.
Justin Lui says he’s cherishing the final weeks he’ll spend with his teammates, and is enraged at Stanford’s decision to cut the program.
9 athletes and coaches come out publicly, supported by Clemson. ‘I’ve never experienced anything like this,’ says one.
Dawson LaRance will run track and start his graduate program at Colorado State University next spring.