Despite uncertainty over rules and anti-trans hysteria, Italy’s Petrillo starts her first run on the world stage and ends up with her first world championship medal
John Edward Heath has overcome the suicides of his best friend and partner, as well as an amputation.
Kaitlyn Eaton, Courtney Ryan and others claim their coach in Tokyo was emotionally abusive and not fit to coach.
Medal-worthy performances on para-athletics’ largest stage prove that nonbinary/gender-neutral athletes have staying power.
Out athletes at the Tokyo Paralympics showed that being out can also mean being successful in sports.
In the Paralympics medal count, Team LGBTQ was just ahead of Spain, Hungary and Poland.
Team USA sitting volleyball proved to be champion allies when Matthews’ husband transitioned. Now they’re two- time Paralympic winners as well.
Courtney Ryan and Kaitlyn Eaton are the latest out athletes to compete in wheelchair basketball for Team USA.
Three dozen out LGBTQ Paralympians are headed to Tokyo, triple the number in Rio.
Miller netted one goal in Team USA’s 9-2 loss Friday, claiming her fifth Paralympics medal.
A game effort in the Women’s C4-5 Road Race completes the best Paralympics of her career.
She and pilot Eve McCrystal net their second Paralympic medal in Tokyo and defend the women’s B time trial gold they earned in Rio.
A second silver for Lane-Wright comes in the individual time trial.
After earning a bronze in Rio 2016, Samuel does herself one better to take home a single sculls silver medal in Tokyo.
Maldonado won Paralympic gold five years after falling just short in Rio.
Pearson’s three golds in Tokyo for Great Britain cements this gay rider’s legend status.
Lambird’s bronze medal win in the women’s 100m T34 on Sunday marked another historic moment for non-binary athletes.
Danz’s surge on the bike yielded a comeback medal for Team LGBTQ and Team USA.
O’Brien, who survived a catastrophic cycling crash in 2017, finished second in the Women’s C4-5 500m Time Trial.
John Dickinson-Lilley talks about how he cringes when Paralympic athletes in particular are pointed to as ‘inspirations.’
Amazin LeThi has hope that hosting so many events in Asia in a short period of time helps people in those countries and beyond.
Riding a horse he raised from a foal, Pearson earns an emotionally fulfilling Paralympic gold.
American rower Laura Goodkind wants others to know they can "transcend labels and situations." Their presence at the Paralympics embodies that message.
Cindy Ouelett and Tara Llanes helped Team Canada to a win in their Tokyo Paralympics opener.
Determined late defense from Bo Kramer and the Dutch team led the defending world champs to a win, 68-58.
You might have to lose a little sleep to see out athletes win.
She earned silver in individual pursuit on the opening day of competition.
O’Brien was told she would never walk or bike again after a catastrophic crash. She proved her doctors wrong.
Robyn Lambird, one of three out non-binary Paralympians competing in Tokyo, is ready to make their mark in wheelchair racing and representation.
Moran Samuel and Mareike Miller are both out Paralympic medalists carrying their country’s Opening Ceremony flag.
Despite numerous injuries and setbacks, Sereda used the pandemic to recover and train to compete at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
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