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Lance Armstrong’s The Forward podcast launches series on trans-athlete inclusion amidst skepticism

The first editions of the series featured conversations with Caitlyn Jenner and sports governance analyst Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.

Gay driver Zach Herrin excited for Daytona 200 with Lambda Legal as sponsor

This racing partnership between the gay racer and LGBTQ advocacy group designed to make a statement.

Gay soccer writer details his experience in Qatar: ‘It was psychologically challenging’

The Athletic’s Adam Crafton says covering the World Cup in Qatar was jarring in many ways.

This non-binary and asexual sportswriter sees the power in sharing her story

At Sports Illustrated, Julie Kliegman’s coverage goes far beyond the X’s and O’s.

Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger are using their platform to help others be their true selves

Krieger and Harris talk with Outsports about endorsement deals, raising a family and their journey to coming out.

Documentary on trans MMA fighter Alana McLaughlin in production

The trans MMA fighter eyes her next fight as she tells the story of her debut.

Trans basketball coach Layne Ingram discusses trans inclusion in sports on Dr. Phil

Dr Phil talks about trans inclusion in women’s sports on his episode this Friday.

This gay former basketball player runs the only TV network dedicated to LGBTQ people

Sheri Johnson’s Strong Voices Television has a home for everyone under the rainbow.

This gay Marine got his leg amputated. Now he’s aiming for Paralympic gold

John Edward Heath has overcome the suicides of his best friend and partner, as well as an amputation.

Verity Smith pushes for more wins and inclusion for trans athletes in England

Smith leads the charge to keep trans youth playing. He competes for the leading team in UK wheelchair rugby.

Briana Scurry was ‘The Only’ Black or out-lesbian athlete on the 1999 USWNT

In her new book and film, Scurry opens up about the struggles that nearly ended her life.

Olympic champ Angela Ruggiero has built the ‘Moneyball’ of sports business

Ruggiero traded in the hockey rink for the board room and is finding the same success.

Kristie Mewis on being ‘out’ at the Olympics, and those great photos with her girlfriend, Sam Kerr

Kristie Mewis talks about the importance of Title IX, being out and falling in love.

Journalist Danielle McLean finds warmth and safety as a trans athlete on the hockey ice

Team Trans Hockey member and senior editor talks about hockey’s place in her journey on the Trans Sporter Room.

Gay Olympian Keith Frostad was harassed, attacked by swimmers in 1992

Frostad is breaking his 30-year silence, coming out publicly and talking about the abuse he endured.

For WWE’s Sonya Deville, LGBTQ visibility is a ‘personal responsibility’

Sonya Deville’s mission to provide authentic LGBTQ representation to WWE fans continues in Dallas at WrestleMania.

Olympic rugby player Nicole Heavirland comes out as gay, was hoping to be outed

Nicole Heavirland has received love and support since coming out. She is already inspiring others in her sport.

Lewis Gibson talks for the first time about being gay and married, on eve of the Olympics

Lewis Gibson and ice dancing partner Lilah Fear will represent Team Great Britain at the Beijing Olympics.

Newly retired, gay sportswriting pioneer Roger Brigham reflects on how sports saved his life

Brigham, who recently retired from full-time journalism after 46 years, is one of the LGBTQ sports community’s biggest champions.

Raven Saunders has sponsors fully supporting her self-expression

The bold Olympic silver medalist talks about her X on the podium, her died hair and her struggles with mental health.

Out pro wrestler Mercedes Martinez’s evolutionary mission leads her to Impact Knockouts title match

Mercedes Martinez will challenge Impact Knockouts champion Mickie James at Saturday’s Turning Point event

Andrew Blaser hopes to be an out gay athlete at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Andrew Blaser races in skeleton for Team USA, painted fingernails, snakeskin uniform and all.

Out pro wrestler Jai Vidal’s breakout year continues with Impact Wrestling debut

Jai Vidal brings his authentic self, Louis Vuitton gear and Power Bottom Bomb included, to Impact Wrestling debut Thursday night.

Robert Dover’s new book The Gates To Brilliance offers life lessons and fun stories

Among other moments, Dover talks about other riders betting on him being gay, and coming out at the Olympics.

Jenna Burkert feared being a stereotype. Now she fights for gold, an out and proud inspiration

Jenna Burkert resisted coming out for fear of being a stereotype. Now she is an inspiration competing for the USA.

This gay boxer faced death twice, and came out swinging on the other side

Martin Stark has gone from ICU beds to the squared circle. Now, he’s starting the World Gay Boxing Championships.

Michael Spencer has represented Gus Kenworthy through coming out and the Olympics

Spencer is passionate about working with great athletes. He also wants to empower the entire LGBTQ community.

Karina Manta’s new book, On Top of Glass, shares stories of her skating life and teenage girlhood

Manta is out in figure skating and sharing her stories and insights in her new book.

This gay reporter spent 51 straight days in Tokyo covering the Olympics and Paralympics

CBC’s Devin Heroux says he can’t compare the experience to anything he’s ever done.

What is Paralympics ‘inspiration porn’ and why does it make some disabled people uneasy?

John Dickinson-Lilley talks about how he cringes when Paralympic athletes in particular are pointed to as ‘inspirations.’

Asia hosts 2 Olympics, 2 Paralympics and the Gay Games in 16 months. What’s the impact?

Amazin LeThi has hope that hosting so many events in Asia in a short period of time helps people in those countries and beyond.

Olympic marathoner Aoife Cooke is out and representing Ireland in Tokyo

Aoife Cooke competed for Arkansas Tech. Now she will rep Ireland as an out athlete at the Olympics.