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Out para rowing champion Moran Samuel named flag bearer for Israel in Tokyo

A bronze medalist at Rio in 2016, Samuel looks to add a gold to an already golden life at upcoming Paralympics.

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.

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.

A record 9 trans athletes are aiming for the Tokyo Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

At least nine trans athletes are hoping to earn a spot in Tokyo as the first-ever group of out trans Olympians and Paralympians.

Paralympian Ness Murby comes out publicly as trans

Ness Murby competes in discus for Canada. He wants to further the conversation about disability in the trans community.

Italy’s Valentina Petrillo takes a powerful step towards Tokyo

Trans paralympic hopeful Valentina Petrillo swept the sprints at her nation’s championships.

Queer swimmer Theresa Goh advocates for Singapore’s LGBTQ community

Theresa Goh became a legend in Singapore by winning gold at the 2006 IPC World Championships. Now she’s pushing for LGBTQ visibility in her home country.

Activism and out athletes, gay wrestlers and a gay wedding

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

Paralympian Angela Madsen dies trying to cross the Pacific Ocean

Madsen won a Paralympic bronze medal and competed in various sports in the Paralympic Games.

This athlete struggled through depression to win gold in Rio

Abby Dunkin went from suicidal thoughts to Paralympic gold in just three years. That has to be a record.

How 3 queer ‘Disabled Girls Who Lift’ fight discrimination

The hosts of this sports and fitness podcast visit Outsports to talk about the state of disabled rights and parallels with trans athletes.

She said, ‘Yes!’ Wheelchair basketball paralympians engaged

Great Britain’s Robyn Love popped the question in Paris to her teammate and girlfriend of 5 years, Laurie Williams.

Out lesbian rower Angela Madsen to make solo assault on Pacific Ocean

American paralympian Angela Madsen seeks to be first paraplegic to row unaided across the Pacific

Stephanie Wheeler on coaching college athletes with disability, winning Paralympic gold

Stephanie Wheeler is a Hall Of Fame coach and athlete who continues to inspire people across the world of adaptive sports.

Lesbian Paralympics swimmer Theresa Goh announces retirement

Singapore’s first swimming world champion, Theresa Goh, came out as lesbian three years ago, and now she’s retiring.

Lee Pearson scores three Paralympics medals in equestrian

Lee Pearson again scores a successful Paralympic Games, this time in London.