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Trans runner Nikki Hiltz recounts what motivated them to come out

After organizing an LGBTQ virtual 5K run and witnessing several competitors come out, Hiltz decided to become more visible as their authentic transgender self.

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.

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.

Mikah Meyer is running across Mississippi for LGBTQ rights

Prompted by a vote of online supporters, the noted adventurer and advocate takes a message of inclusion to a tough room.

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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.

This gay former Big Ten Champion is running again for a worthy cause

Derek Wiebke left running after leaving the Univ. of Minnesota. Now he’s returning to the sport for charity.

Meet 3 out HIV+ athletes: A bodybuilder, a triathlete and the world’s greatest diver

Read about the challenges and achievements of HIV+ Olympic legend Greg Louganis, International bodybuilder Raif Derrazi, who is living with AIDS and U.S.A.F. 1st Lt. Josh Hipps, a triathlete living with HIV.

After trying to save Minnesota’s track & field team, this gay All-American runner is heading west

Dawson LaRance will run track and start his graduate program at Colorado State University next spring.

Gay triathlete embraces his place in the community

After vowing to be open about himself before running an Ironman, Hayden Reidy took his skills and endurance to the next level.

WTF, Justin Turner? UGA swimmer: ‘I’m gay;’ How hot is Emma Gee?

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.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: The Front Runner is published

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Chris Mosier is a trailblazer in athletics and advocacy

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

Caster Semenya ponders appealing her case before a Human Rights court

After being denied by Switzerland’s Supreme Court, Semenya might not be finished running the 800 meters after all.

Powerful #LetHerRun campaign launched to stop discrimination against female athletes like Caster Semenya

The campaign debuted with a harrowing video outlining the horrors of sexual discrimination in international athletics.

Gov. Ned Lamont to Betsy DeVos: ‘Butt out... Leave our kids alone’

After 101 days of silence on the issue, Connecticut’s governor finally responded Monday to Trump administration threats to cut school funding for standing up for transgender student athletes.

This week’s winners, losers and mourners in LGBT Sports

A weekly list of stories from the past seven days with the theme of Courage Is Contagious.

Caster Semenya lost what may be her final appeal to compete in the 800m

The Swiss Supreme Court ruled South Africa’s two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya must take testosterone-lowering drugs to compete in her signature event.

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.

Winners and losers in LGBT Sports after the walkout

A weekly list of stories from the past seven days with the theme of Courage Is Contagious.

Rugger Biology 101, Is Brennaman ‘tip of the iceberg’? Will NBA boycott?

Join The Huddle for a brief look at what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

The F Word; Saved by rugby; Gay runners and a dog named Lola

Join The Huddle for a brief look at what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Only out athlete at BYU found out she wasn’t alone after all

Emma Gee was floored by the thousands of people, ‘straight and LGBTQ+, religious and secular, who want the world to be more inclusive.’

This week’s LGBT Sports winners and losers capital of the world

It was a lousy week for 2 guys who talk for a living and other big stories of the past 7 days.

Gay ultrarunner joins first all-Black team to complete World’s Toughest Race

Coree Aussem-Woltering pauses from competing in ultramarathons to conquer Amazon Prime’s Eco-Challenge Fiji.

Runner, raised Jehovah’s Witness, found path to coming out rewarding

David Gilbert made a brave decision to come out while raised Jehovah’s Witness and has never looked back.

Opponents of Idaho’s trans student athlete ban win injunction

Inclusion gets an early pair of wins as the Hecox v. Little lawsuit moves ahead.

NYC marathon is canceled because of pandemic

Organizers of the New York City Marathon canceled the 2020 event due to concerns over the coronavirus. It would have been the 50th running of the iconic race.

How gay runners on Brown’s men’s track & field team helped lead fight for reinstatement

Brown University reinstated its men’s track & field and cross country teams to varsity this week, following outcry and public pressure.

Idaho trans teen Lindsay Hecox: ‘I just want to run’

Lindsay Hecox, the 19-year-old who’s challenging Idaho’s trans student-athlete ban speaks out in an exclusive interview with "The Trans Sporter Room" podcast.

Team USA runner Nikki Hiltz hosting virtual 5k to raise money for The Trevor Project

The virtual 5k will take place June 28. Hiltz already has 1,300 people registered.

Chris Mosier’s advice for managing stress and relieving anxiety: take a walk

"Whenever I’m feeling itchy and in the house, I know it’s time to move around, it’s time for a walk," Mosier tells USA Today. "It’s such a great anxiety reliever."

Runner knows ‘we must practice social connection’ as we physically distance

Coronavirus impact: Nicholas Turco says it’s most important to help those who feel marginalized.

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