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5 reasons why LGBTQ people love the Olympics

LGBTQ people go crazy for the Olympics. Let us count the reasons.

Organizers want Olympic athletes to not hook up. Good luck with that

Tokyo organizers are trying to hold a sexless Olympics, but an abstinence-only approach is bound to fail.

Olympics put fight for Japanese LGBTQ protections under microscope

Former Japanese national team fencer Fumino Sugiyama became the first trans Japan Olympic Committee board member and continues the fight alongside others.

LGBTQ-led wrestling promotion Hoodslam returning in August

Oakland’s favorite pro wrestling experience will hold its first event since March 2020 on Friday, Aug. 6.

New pro wrestling promotion Combat Fights Unlimited is another step in LGBTQ self-creation

Out first-time promoter and CFU founder Mayydayy created CFU because no one was making the kind of pro wrestling they wanted to see.

Juneteenth pro wrestling events bolstered by Black LGBTQ voices

Ohio Wrestling Alliance, Paradigm Pro Wrestling, Unsanctioned Pro, Black Wrestlers Matter 2 and Black Girl Magik properly reflect the vibrance Black LGBTQ voices bring.

‘The Life of Edith Surreal’ documentary transcends pro wrestling

IWTV’s ‘The Life of Edith Surreal’ gives wrestling fans an inside look at trans pro wrestler Edith Surreal and her transition.

MV Young’s Polyam Cult Party 3 was a pro wrestling baptism

From pansexual Pride to championship victories to displays of defiant spirits, all involved in MV Young’s Polyam Cult Party 3 came up out the water anew.

Gay basketball player goes from Christian college to Fire Island

Jallen Messersmith was once told to remove the Pride flag from his dorm room. Now, he waves it all summer long on Fire Island.

LGBTQ, other marginalized voices return to Tampa’s WrestleMania week with a new purpose

IWTV Family Reunion, GCW’s Acid Cup and For the Culture, Allie Kat’s Real Hot Girl Shit and EFFY’s Big Gay Brunch are ready to showcase what marginalized groups in pro wrestling can do.

Butch vs. Gore’s Cassandro Cup perfectly embodied its legendary namesake

Lucha libre legend Cassandro’s 30-plus year career, personal struggles and influence on today’s LGBTQ pro wrestling talents permeated Butch vs. Gore’s Cassandro Cup event.

Ring of Honor’s Ian Riccaboni completes LGBTQ fundraiser

The voice of Ring of Honor’s Cameo charity campaign raised $500 for the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in his hometown of Allentown, Pa.

This gay former college volleyball player is thriving on OnlyFans

Chance Wheeler says he’s gained self-confidence and purpose since opening his OnlyFans page.

Riot Games unveils VCT Game Changers esports gender diversity program

VCT Game Changers will create ‘new opportunities and exposure for women and other marginalized genders within Valorant esports.’

Tales from a gay football fan

Alex Reimer shares the complicated relationship between his sports fandom and sexuality.

What does it mean to be queer? Let these college athletes explain

Young LGBTQ athletes are reclaiming the word "queer," and pushing back against labels.

Paris Is Bumping is pro wrestling realness

Billy Dixon’s mixture of pro wrestling and ballroom puts the entire industry on notice.

Out wrestler Jared Evans is excited to show the ‘magic’ of Paris Is Bumping

Evans will take part in the pro wrestling and ballroom crossover event on Thursday night.

Ballroom meets pro wrestling at Billy Dixon’s Paris Is Bumping

Tens across the board > five stars

My Top 10 favorite sports jerseys of all-time

Apparently, I have a thing for teal, says our Brian C. Bell.

Pro wrestling and drag helped Corinne Mink find the ‘One Tough Broad’ inside herself

Pro wrestler and LGBTQ ally Corinne Mink points to drag culture as an inspiration to enter the ring and overcome lifelong issues with traditional gender norms.

Lesbian couple sues P.E. teacher for anti-LGBTQ discrimination

The couple’s son was allegedly forced to attend ‘Teens For Christ’ meetings and endure anti-LGBTQ ‘sermons’ in order to play for his middle school’s basketball team.

LGBTQ, independent pro wrestling feels ripple effect of WrestleMania weekend’s cancellation

EFFY’s Big Gay Brunch and JALEX: Take Back The Power have been postponed while Uncanny Attractions and others canceled events amid rising coronavirus concerns.

13 interesting facts about contributing writer Brian Bell

Outsports’ ‘get to know you better’ series made me realize how much of a creative dork I am. Also, sports!

Prime Time Pro Wrestling’s Butch vs. Gore provides a landmark for LGBTQ pro wrestling

A sold out night featuring one of the largest collections of LGBTQ and marginalized talent proved that pro wrestling is for everyone, as witnessed by our Brian Bell.

LGBTQ, other marginalized voices ready to take Wrestlemania week

Uncanny Attractions, EFFY’s Big Gay Brunch and AJ Gray’s For The Culture lead a swath of pro wrestling events ready to highlight underserved audiences in Tampa, FL this April.

Sue Bird makes plans to build a nest someday

WNBA and Team USA superstar Sue Bird gets candid about her plans for potential parenthood with Megan Rapinoe.

Hell freezes over: Chick-fil-A ends anti-LGBTQ donations

After years of criticism, the Chick-fil-A Foundation’s new charitable strategy finally ends donations to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and The Salvation Army.

Chick-fil-A defends donations to Christian anti-LGBTQ youth sports organization

The head of the Chick-fil-A Foundation justified a million dollar donation to the FCA as "a much higher calling than any political or cultural war that’s being waged."

He has Olympic Fever, literally

Best search query of the Games

A Canadian enlightens U.S. on the Games

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