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NHL bans Pride jerseys even during warmups, Pride Nights will continue

Caution and thought are warranted. A league ban on Pride warmup jerseys? The NHL can’t get out of its own way.

The NFL has released an entire line of Pride items, including a half-rainbow football

The NFL front office has stood for LGBTQ inclusion in football for years. This is the latest effort.

Olympic boxer Harry Garside says he’s proud to wear a dress

The bronze medalist has made it his mission to challenge gender norms.

Ilya Lyubushkin is latest NHL player to refuse a rainbow jersey, cites ‘Russia!’

The Buffalo Sabres player is the first to publicly claim fear of Russia for why he won’t wear a rainbow.

Minnesota Wild are latest NHL team to cave to homophobia, abandon Pride jerseys

The Wild had announced players would wear rainbow jerseys. Then they quietly deleted web pages and didn’t.

Red Sox rookie Triston Casas rocks painted fingernails and helps give baseball a more inclusive image

By proudly vowing to wear nail polish on the field, Casas joins a list of baseball figures changing the stereotypically macho image of MLB players for the better.

Seattle Sounders take heat for new jerseys sponsored by medical provider with anti-trans history

After a fight Providence Swedish does offer trans health care today. Now some fans question the Sounders’ choice of sponsors.

Carl Nassib again supports The Trevor Project with My Cause My Cleats

Carl Nassib is the only athlete in the NFL to select an LGBT cause for his cleats this year.

Megan Rapinoe reimagines athlete/corporate dynamic with her new Nike partnership

Rapinoe and Nike’s new "Victory Redefined" partnership incorporates her social outreach to numerous communities.

The Outsports guide to the Made With Love By Tom Daley knitting and fashion line

Here are this judge’s scores for Tom Daley’s recent crafting and style rollout. Written by someone who knows very little about either.

United Soccer League introduces pronoun uniforms for International Pronouns Day

The USL kits will include various gender markers embedded in the numbers and are available for use from one match to an entire season.

The 10 fashion hits and 10 fashion misses of the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

We watched the whole parade of nations and loved some of the fashion choices while others left us scratching our head.

America’s new Olympic uniforms look the way yacht rock sounds

Ralph Lauren decides the image Team USA wants is ‘direct to VHS ski movie villains.’

Gender fluid model is SI’s first male swimsuit finalist

Lewis Freese is using his opportunity to broaden the definition of gender and what’s possible.

South Dakota’s governor bans trans student-athletes with executive orders after defeat of bill

The GOP-controlled State House of Representatives failed to overturn Gov. Kristi Noem’s transgender sports veto. So she got out her pen and wrote an E.O. for what she wanted.

JVN encourages the sports world to accept him for who he is

Over the past couple of years, Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness has crossed over with the sports world to spectacular results.

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What if the WNBA redesigned uniforms for The Bubble?

SB Nation and Pete Rogers from the Fake Teams site dream-up new unis for the WNBA’s shortened season.

This week’s winners in LGBT Sports are ‘Good Trouble’ in honor of Rep. John Lewis

As the nation mourns civil rights hero John Lewis, my weekly list of winners and losers is a tribute to his legacy.

Valentina Sampaio breaks new ground as first openly trans model in Swimsuit Issue history

In a career filled with firsts, Valentina Sampaio helps Sports Illustrated embrace the trans community.

Queer Eye for... Gritty?!

The boys wrap their 5th season of Queer Eye on Netflix with a mock makeover for the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, Gritty.

Nike’s latest BeTrue campaign: ‘This Is Our Time’

In celebration of Pride Month and in an effort to advance equality, Nike honors the Black roots of Pride in its 2020 BeTrue campaign.

Check out the rainbow of Pride gear for 2020

Converse, Nike, Reebok, Adidas, New Balance and more want your business this Pride month. See which brands are giving back to the community.

Eric Dickerson uses an effeminate voice to call new Rams uniforms ‘soft’

‘Soft,’ "Ram it up,’ ‘Lambs" are among the terms Eric Dickerson used to criticize the Rams uniforms.

Love it or hate it? The ‘Tequila Sunrise’ Houston Astros jersey

All this week, Outsports is joining SB Nation in looking back at our favorite and least favorite sports jerseys, unis and kits. We begin with the 1975-1986 jerseys of the Houston Astros.

Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, Chris Mosier and Caster Semenya team up to showcase Nike’s Olympic gear

Out LGBTQ athletes Chris Mosier, Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and Caster Semenya are among those chosen by Nike to model competition uniforms for Tokyo 2020.

Uncanny Attractions’ MV Young exposing new audiences to pro wrestling through experimentation

After pairing drag and pro wrestling through Uncanny Attractions, the pansexual wrestler looks to marry New York Fashion week and no ring deathmatches on February 6.

Outsports 12 most-read stories of the decade are heavy on the NFL

Troy Aikman. Aaron Rodgers. Players coming out. The NFL dominates the list of the most-read Outsports stories of the decade.

These NFL players’ cleats support homophobia and oppose bullying

Six NFL players are raising money for the anti-gay Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Four support the end of bullying.

Out athlete Erica Bougard’s rainbow shoes making a splash in Qatar

Erica Bougard’s rainbow-flapped Nikes in anti-gay Qatar show the power of visibility in the sports world.

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‘Fabulous’ high school football lineman Jacob Lancaster refuses to be anyone else

Playing football and idolizing Billy Porter have rarely gone hand-in-hand. Jacob Lancaster is breaking the mold.

Dwyane Wade unveils new PRIDE T-shirt with proceeds benefiting GLSEN

The retired NBA star’s new fashion statement of inclusion further demonstrates support for his son and the LGBTQ community.

Check out the rainbow pinstripe jerseys the Staten Island Yankees will wear for Pride Night

A record 70+ MiLB teams have hosted Pride Nights this season, and now the Staten Island Yankees will do it in rainbow style.