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Breanna Stewart and wife Marta Xargay secretly had a baby

Ruby Mae Stewart Xargay was born on Aug. 9, one day after Stewart won gold at the Olympics.

These 2 Paralympians started dating during Covid. Now they’re heading to Tokyo

Jude Hamer and Lauren Rowles don’t only want to win gold: They want to increase visibility for LGBTQ and disabled people.

Out boxer Nesthy Petecio dedicates her Olympic boxing silver to LGBTQ community

Nesthy Petecio fell short in a close gold medal bout, but etched her name in Filipino Olympic history with her silver medal

Trio of out LGBTQ Women’s Handball stars chase Olympic glory

Alexandra Lacrabère (France), Nathalie Hagman (Sweden) and Babi Arenhart (Brazil) bring LGBTQ representation and star power to Olympics Women’s Handball.

MMA fighter and Tony nominee find love amid the pandemic

The XFC’s Jessica Aguilar and ‘Search Party’s’ Shalita Grant were introduced during lockdown. Soon after, they started a pandemic romance.

Lesbian visibility in pro wrestling is the product of defiance

Sandy Parker and Susan Green laid a foundation for today’s lesbian pro wrestlers to demand more authenticity and visibility.

Kim Mulkey brings problematic history with LGBTQ athletes to LSU

The Hall of Famer won three National Titles at Baylor. But Mulkey also insisted Brittney Griner remain in the closet during her time at the university.

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

We celebrated the historic achievements of girls and women in LGBTQ sports in March

Every day in March, Outsports marked Women’s History Month by highlighting the contributions of out female-identified LGBTQ athletes.

Watch a conversation on inclusion in sports with trans, lesbian and straight athletes

The Sports Equality Foundation hosted a discussion of inclusion on TIkTok with trans athletes Mack Beggs, CeCé Telfer and Chris Mosier as well as lesbian former pro volleyball player Brooke Rundle and elite biathlete and straight ally Lucy Hochschartner.

Tennessee joins Arkansas, Mississippi in banning girls and women from school sports

These atrocities are being reported as a ‘trans ban’ when in fact what these Republican governors have done is violated the U.S. Constitution.

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Gay slur from a fan and game of Hangman with teammates inspired college athlete to come out

After coming out at her Maryland college, Lindsey Farrell "felt more connected to not only the sports community, but now my community as an LGBTQ+ member."

On Deck today: Amanda Nunes, Charlie Martin, John Olbrys and Joe DiMaggio

On Deck Circle is a round-up of what’s new in LGBTQ sports news along with today’s social media spotlight.

Out tennis player Demi Schuurs captures Doha title

Doubles partners Demi Schuurs and Nicole Melichar are the 2021 Qatar Open champs.

This week’s winners in LGBTQ sports roar in like a Lioness

Each and every Saturday, our managing editor reviews the top Outsports stories of the past 7 days and decides who won, and who lost.

On Deck today: Andy Towle, Sue Bird, Rep. Angie Craig, Russell T Davies, Luka Doncic

On Deck Circle is a round-up of what’s new in LGBTQ sports news along with today’s social media spotlight.

Sandy Parker stands at the intersection of Black and LGBTQ pro wrestling history

Parker’s many championships, accomplishments and defiant attitude inform today’s growth of underrepresented populations in pro wrestling worldwide.

These 4 LGBTQ-inclusive ads aired in the Super Bowl

Billie Jean King, RuPaul, Lil Nas X and Dan Levy appear in commercials that ran on CBS during Super Bowl LV.

What time is the Super Bowl in gay, straight, lesbian and trans time?

When is kickoff time for Super Bowl LV between the Chiefs and Buccaneers? It depends.

Legendary lesbian coach to retire; Martina’s anti-trans sports appeal to Biden; Meet 6 queer Asian athletes

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBTQ sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

LGBTQ athletes launch TikTok campaign for Sports Equality

Sports Equality Foundation launched a TikTok account in partnership with Outsports to encourage LGBTQ athletes to be their true and authentic selves.

A Letter To President Biden

A transgender American’s challenge to, and hopes for, the new administration in Washington, D.C.

Corinne Humphreys wants to empower LGBTQ youth as she eyes the Tokyo Olympics

Humphreys has battled injuries and the COVID pandemic. Now in her late 20s, she wants to race in her first Olympics.

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2021’s LGBTQ sports winners and losers

Once a week, every week, Outsports’ managing editor selects big stories from the past 7 days of LGBTQ sports coverage.

Gay coach Katie Sowers not returning to San Francisco 49ers next season

Sowers became the first out LGBTQ coach in NFL history in 2017.

LGBTQ athletes and coaches respond to the deadly insurrection at the Capitol

It was already going to be a historic day. It turned out to be one of infamy and tragedy as well.

Coach Doshia Woods and her wife share their love story; AEW signs 8-year-old son of Brodie Lee

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBTQ sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Tennis couple Alison Van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen celebrate Christmas by getting engaged

After taking their relationship public in 2018, the Belgian tennis stars announce their engagement on social media.

Yulimar Rojas is Outsports’ 2020 LGBTQ Female Athlete of the Year

The LGBTQ triple jumper set a world record and is the first Venezuelan to be named World Athletics Female Athlete of the Year. Sue Bird and Nyla Rose are our other honorees.

Gay cricket star Alex Blackwell says she’s tired of lesbians in sport being ‘profiled as predators’

Blackwell, who became the first female international cricket player to publicly come out as gay, is fighting to change perceptions.

Out Olympic medalist Yulimar Rojas named World Athletics Female Athlete of the Year

Rojas seeks gold in competition, and champions LGBTQ rights in her native Venezuela.

Clemson Tigers celebrate out LGBTQ athletes and coaches in ‘My Story’ campaign

9 athletes and coaches come out publicly, supported by Clemson. ‘I’ve never experienced anything like this,’ says one.


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