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Trans Athletes

The transgender coach who's changing a small town

Stephen Alexander, America's first publicly out transgender high school coach, is opening minds in the tiny Rhode Island town of Glocester, where he was a star athlete in girl's sports growing up.

Martina Navratilova reflects on her advocacy, the March on Washington, trans athletes and more

The tennis legend tells Outsports that every trans athlete deserves a path to inclusion in women’s sports.

The Fallon Fox legacy evolved in Alana McLaughlin’s debut MMA win

McLaughlin’s win last week was just as sweet for the "Bravest Athlete In History."

Alana McLaughlin grabs trailblazing MMA debut win by submission

A rear chokehold forces Celine Provost to submit as McLaughlin rallies back to gain a first win by a trans fighter in seven years.

Trans fighter Alana McLaughlin makes MMA debut tonight

The trans MMA fighter faces France’s Celine Provost on Combate Global’s live fight card on Paramount+

Hailey Davidson makes cut, headed to final round on historic quest for a 2022 tour card

If she gets through Q-school, Davidson would be the first-ever transgender golfer to earn LPGA tour credentials

Canada, with 5 out players and an out coach, win soccer gold as Quinn wins historic medal

Quinn is first trans Olympic medalist, helping Canada go from worst to first in just 10 years.

Laurel Hubbard’s Olympics end in sadness, grace and hope

Pull For Pride’s co-founders note Hubbard’s courage today will spark more trans hopefuls tomorrow.

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s Olympic hopes end in heartbreak

Three failed attempts for the first transgender woman to compete in the Olympic Games

Trans Olympians Laurel Hubbard and Quinn compete on Monday, a day of trans pride and joy

Quinn and Laurel Hubbard take the stage to write more sporting history, and give a community a place to rest, cheer and dream

Olympics refuse to back down: Trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will compete

Laurel Hubbard fairly earned a spot at the Tokyo Olympics, and the trans athlete will compete.

Should trans athlete policies mandate medical transition? Some advocates say ‘yes,’ others ‘no’

LGBTQ leaders are largely against mandating medical transitions for trans high school athletes, some even for college.

Trans pro wrestling trailblazer Mariah Moreno is bouquet-worthy at Paris is Bumping

Flowers are on order for trans pro wrestling trailblazer Mariah Moreno at Paris is Bumping: Solid Gold ‘21.

Trans kayaker Veiga Grétarsdóttir’s history-making odyssey chronicled in new documentary

"Against the Current" follows trans kayaker Veiga Grétarsdóttir on her 1,300-mile solo journey along the Icelandic coast.

CeCé Telfer removed from the USA Track & Field Olympic Trials

Telfer was removed from qualification for the US Olympic Trials.

Biden administration issues Title IX guidance to protect trans athletes

Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona instructs schools to use Title IX to provide LGBTQ-safe environments, after years of it being wielded against the trans community.

MMA pioneer Rosi Sexton once opposed Fallon Fox competing. Now she explains why she supports trans athletes

Rosi Sexton says she’s looked into the science of transitioning and supports Fallon Fox’s career in MMA.

Trans BMXer Chelsea Wolfe named USA reserve athlete, will travel to the Olympics

Chelsea Wolfe makes history and will be a trans athlete at the Olympic Games in Tokyo as a reserve athlete.

Chelsea Wolfe 5th at World Championships, awaits possible Olympic bid

The trans BMX freestyler is in line to be an alternate for Tokyo and possibly the first out transgender athlete on a U.S. Olympic Team.

Signing trans-athlete bans during Pride month adds cruelty to cruelty

Starting Pride month by restricting transgender athletes is spiking the ball in the face of the LGBTQ community.

New Hulu doc allows trans athletes to take back their narratives

Hulu’s "Changing The Game" profiles trans high school athletes Mack Beggs, Andraya Yearwood and Sarah Huckman, and their fight for inclusion.

USA Today op-ed attacking trans athletes is based on lies and slurs

The so-called Alliance Defending Freedom continues to spread its lies about trans athletes. It has to stop.

Texas sportscaster Dale Hansens’ straight talk cuts through anti-LGBT nonsense like no other

Dale Hansen understands the role of a straight man in an LGBT movement.

GLAAD spells out how trans athlete bans are bad for a state’s business

We already know trans athlete bans are harmful on a human rights level. And now they can hurt a state’s economy too.

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.

Coach Digit Murphy breaks silence about leaving Womens Sports Policy Working Group

Toronto Six Head Coach Digit Murphy drops her support of the Working Group after pushback from trans inclusion advocates.

Pit lane crash slowed, but didn’t stop racer Charlie Martin’s Britcar momentum

Charlie Martin and Jack Fabby put up a first-race podium at a soggy Snetterton, but a race 2 melee dented a strong effort.

NCAA under pressure from LGBTQ orgs to deny championships to trans ban states

The heads of GLAAD and Athlete Ally teamed-up to challenge NCAA governors to "do what’s right" for transgender athletes.

IWF insider: Trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is a go for Tokyo

The New Zealander would be the first transgender athlete to compete in an Olympic Games.

The ban on this trans student-athlete in Idaho is up to the judges now

An inside look at Monday’s appeal hearing, which opened a week in which inclusion won two legislative fights, in Kansas and Louisiana.

Hear Caitlyn Jenner say she was ‘all for trans inclusion’ in sports before she flip-flopped

In a 2020 interview with the Outsports podcast The Trans Sporter Room, Jenner said ‘Every trans person should have an opportunity to compete.’

West Virginia governor signed an anti-trans girls athlete bill just because

Jim Justice admits there are zero examples an anti-trans bill is supposed to stop, but he signed it anyway.

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