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All 21 LGBTQ-led or Pride-themed pro wrestling events during 2023 Pride

From the San Francisco Bay to the U.K., pro wrestling and Pride are mingling for some superb pro wrestling shows highlighting the LGBTQ community.

Lakers hosting Pride Night against Anthony Edwards and Timberwolves

The Lakers are giving away Pride jerseys as Edwards plays one of his first games after using a gay slur.

Pride Pro-Am golf tournament in San Francisco endorsed by PGA this weekend

Trans golfer Hailey Davidson to be honored at Pride Pro-Am golf tournament.

Join Outsports at New York City Pride this Friday!

Join Outsports at NYC Pride on June 24 for a storytelling event, as we highlight inspiring and powerful voices.

EFFY’s Big Gay Brunch promises action, Texas trans youth support

Saturday’s EFFY’s Big Gay Brunch will raise money for the Texas Education Network of Texas during WrestleMania week.

Soccer league’s first-ever Pride Game shows the power of athletes coming out

The A-League will have its first-ever Pride Game just months after player Josh Cavallo came out as gay.

Dark Sheik, Eddy McQueen, Larry Legend named to 2022 Paris Honors induction class

Dark Sheik, McQueen and Legend will be inducted into Paris Honors, the LGBTQ pro wrestling hall of fame equivalent, at Pride and Vibe Weekend on June 18.

This trans athlete cried tears of joy the first time he took the ice with Team Trans

Mason LeFebvre now feels he has a family in the rink. Team Trans travels to Madison, Wisc., this weekend.

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."


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