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Gay Games Hong Kong officially postponed

Voices asking the Gay Games to move the event out of Hong Kong entirely will continue to grow.

Washington Football will be 1st NFL team to host official Pride Night at a game, this Thursday

The Washington Football Team welcomes the LGBTQ community for Thursday Night Football.

LA Dodgers have sold over 8,000 LGBTQ+ Night tickets, pro sports’ biggest Pride celebration

Pride Night attendees will make up about half of the fans at the Dodgers Pride Night game on June 11.

Asian Heritage Month conversations with LGBTQ athletes and advocate Amazin LeThi

Amazin LeThi heosted a series of Outsports Instagram Live conversations for AAPI Heritage Month.

How to start and build a career in pro sports - June 9, 5pmET

We’re hosting four young LGBTQ sports professionals in a conversation about working in the sports world.

It’s Lesbian Visibility Day! Lez celebrate those in sports all week long

From April 26 through May 2, the world celebrates lesbians, and we’re shining a spotlight on the athletes, coaches and other sports folks who are women who love women

New Jersey Devils host team’s first Pride Night since pandemic

The NHL team hosted its 5th annual N.J. Devils Pride Night, featuring special jerseys which will be auctioned-off to benefit LGBTQ groups.

Phoenix Suns treat LGBTQ fans to 2021’s first in-person Pride Night in NBA

The honor of hosting 2021’s very first in-person Pride night in the NBA since the pandemic began goes to the Phoenix Suns.

MLB shows NCAA what it should do to hate states targeting trans student-athletes

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.

Sing along with these out MLB folks: ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’

The Sports Equality Foundation celebrates Opening Day of Major League Baseball by inviting some of the out LGBTQ people from MLB to sing the national pastime’s official song.

LGBTQ pro wrestling brand Butch vs. Gore celebrates one year with Cassandro Cup

Butch vs. Gore’s 7-person tournament for the Cassandro Cup aired Sunday night, as well as an IWTV Independent Wrestling title shot on IWTV.

Synergy Pro Wrestling shutters after out owner Patrick Shea revealed to be registered sex offender

Synergy Pro Wrestling owner Patrick Shea, one of the few out wrestling promoters, actively concealed his criminal past to the wrestling world by operating under the name Colin West.

We celebrated Black lesbian gay bisexual trans sports history every day for Black History Month

Every day in February, Outsports marked Black History Month by highlighting the contributions of Black, out LGBTQ sports athletes.

Out In The Ring’s We Speak Out virtual event celebrated LGBTQ pro wrestling

The Feb. 6-7 event benefited Out In The Ring’s production and The Matthew Shepard Foundation.

Today is a day for trans girls and women in sports, too

As the country observes National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we at Outsports want to make it clear: today is for everyone who identifies as female.

LGBTQ inclusion conversation for Super Bowl weekend, and you can be part of it

Esera Tuaolo and Hate Is Wrong host conversations and a celebration about LGBTQ inclusion, around the Super Bowl.

Thanks for joining us for a special QuaranTeam Zoom chat

Santa Claus asked our readers to join us for an Outsports Zoom chat and so many did!

2 gay coaches help gay dads navigate their kids’ interest in sports

We chatted with 2 gay dads who are coaches, co-presented by Gays With Kids.

LGBTQ athletes and coaches host holiday hangout

GO! Athletes and Equality Coaching Alliance teamed-up with Outsports to give LGBTQ athletes and coaches a way to meet up.

SF Giants took the lead in promoting AIDS awareness through ‘Until There’s A Cure Day’

In 1994, the Giants set an example for the rest of baseball by devoting a game to HIV/AIDS charities. They’ve continued it every year since.

Mourning via Zoom: TDoR brings us together while we are apart

Every Nov. 20, the names of hundreds of transgender and non-binary individuals who lost their lives to violence are read, all around the world, on the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Sin City Classic bringing 3,000 LGBTQ athletes to Las Vegas this January

The annual LGBTQ sporting event will be smaller and leaner, and organizers are prepared for all of it.

Conversation: How to start a campus group to support LGBTQ athletes

Four college athletes joined us to share their experiences building support groups for LGBTQ student-athletes.

NLGJA names Outsports co-founders Jim Buzinski and Cyd Zeigler to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame

The Association of LGBTQ Journalists said it chose the Outsports cofounders because they are among those "who have exemplified the association’s mission to advance fair and accurate coverage of LGBTQ communities and issues."

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: The story of the first Outsports convention

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

Watch: What’s the best way to come out to your teammates?

Ahead of National Coming Out Day, five out athletes shared their coming-out insights and experiences.

Watch: The current state of LGBTQ acceptance and homophobia in men’s hockey

Four players and referees in men’s hockey discuss their experiences being out in the sport.

Watch: Asian and Asian-American LGBTQ athletes discuss struggles and triumphs

In what may be a first, four Asian and Asian-American LGBTQ athletes talk about their unique sports experiences.

Hosting Pride games may reduce anti-gay language used by athletes, per studies

Two studies out of Australia suggest teams that host pro-LGBTQ events experience less homophobic language by players.

Conversation: How to support an LGBTQ athlete coming out on your team

Five coaches from across sports discussed how to handle the situation when an LGBTQ athlete comes out on your team.

Watch: How to tackle homophobic and transphobic language in sports

This event offered tips on how to address anti-LGBTQ language on your team or during a game.

What does Independence Day represent to LGBT folks in 2020?

I asked LGBT athletes, coaches, readers and Outsports colleagues what the 4th of July means to them in 2020. Add your perspective in the comments!


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