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Hailey Davidson competes at the Colorado Women’s Open, eyes a successful 2022

Despite a rough outing in Denver, the trans golfer says ‘22 has been a stronger season thus far

This Seattle-based softball team was created for trans and non-binary players

The Puget Sound Pronouns are built in the image of their founder, who makes plays on the diamond, and wants to do the same in the community.

All-trans soccer team set for history on the pitch on Trans Day of Visibility

TRUK United FC to meet regional league side Dulwich Hamlet FC for a historic match, March 31.

Lia Thomas and Iszac Henig will compete in the NCAA Division 1 swim championships

They will be the first out trans athletes to compete at a Division 1 championship meet in NCAA history.

How trans athletes and allies are aiding Denmark’s drive for inclusion

This week’s edition of the Trans Sporter Room features a dynamic duo who are working on trans inclusion in Denmark.

NCAA changes its policy on trans inclusion to mirror the Olympics

The policy, which will be adopted immediately, could bring a new twist to the Lia Thomas saga.

Outsports Transgender Athlete Advocate of the Year: Alana McLaughlin

The MMA fighter seeks to continue Fallon Fox’s legacy, but also opened her first fight leaving a special legacy of her own.

Trans sports advocate Kirsti Miller is bullish on IOC’s new framework

The Australian athlete-turned-trans advocate feels the new direction will pay dividends throughout sports

Trans wrestling trailblazer Amber Jo is going for her first championship belt

Nearly two years after her debut, she’s slated for a title match on Transgender Day of Remembrance.

After two years, Team Trans is getting back on the ice

The groundbreaking all-transgender hockey team is slated to play a series in Madison, Wisc. during Trans Awareness Week.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs restrictions on trans student-athletes into law

HB25 makes the state the 10th since last year to pass laws to limit participation

Taylor Edelmann applies pioneering past to help the future

When the NCAA opened competition to transgender student-athletes in 2011, Edelmann was among the first to play

Caitlyn Jenner has work to do after betraying trans athletes during her campaign

With her gubernatorial hopes in tatters, it’s time for Jenner to do right by the trans athletes she threw under the bus.

Quinn’s Olympics: They made history and they had game

Quinn is trans non-binary Canadian midfielder made history. They also made plays that helped Canada mine Olympic gold

Alana McLaughlin: ‘I want to pick up the mantle that Fallon put down,’ with fight postponed due to COVID

Seven years after Fallon Fox left the ring, McLaughlin readies for her MMA debut and talked about how Fox inspires her efforts, on The Trans Sporter Room.

Team Canada’s Quinn makes Olympic history

The veteran midfielder became the first out non-binary transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Games.

Inclusion in sports is on a hot streak during Pride 2021, and this week was huge

From the ball fields and pitches, to the upcoming Olympics, courage is again proving to be contagious.

Trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard selected for New Zealand Olympic team

The weightlifter is the second out transgender person preparing for Tokyo, and maybe will be the first to compete.

Hailey Davidson makes pro golf history as she shines against the odds

The first transgender golfer to win a pro tournament is aiming for a bid to earn her LPGA tour card for 2022.

Pull For Pride grant campaign supports trans, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and intersex athletes

The Trans Sporter Room highlights the pioneering powerlifting grassroots effort taking applications for grants through June 25.

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Trans girls deserve to play sports aligned with their gender identity

The Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Research Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill weighs-in on the trans athlete debate.

We’re celebrating trans sports heroes on this TDoV

Outsports, in partnership with NCLR, introduced a new series of awards to pay tribute to transgender athletes, coaches and others working to give every trans competitor a chance to fulfill their dream.

Basketball coach Layne Ingram is our Coaching Triumph Award winner

The Triumph Awards, in partnership with NCLR, honor college basketball coach Layne Ingram, whose passion for basketball, trans rights and social justice make him a role model.

Hammered by conservatives, South Dakota Gov. offers to build a ‘coalition’ to expand bans on trans student-athletes

Kristi Noem defends her ‘style and form’ veto while touting a new initiative to ‘Defend Title IX Now.’

These two out college runners are demanding NCAA stand up for trans rights

Alana Bojar and Aliya Schenck spearheaded a letter to the NCAA pushing for the organization to pull championship events from states engaged in anti-trans legislation.

New research paints a more complex picture of transgender sports advantage

The Loughborough University paper explains that the question of competitive advantage of trans women is complex and requires further study.

‘Trans women are women and that is that:’ JayCee Cooper plays offense in transgender athlete debate

Trans powerlifter JayCee Cooper notes sport is a human right in a TV interview.

Why Marcellus Wiley is wrong about trans athletes

President Biden’s LGBTQ executive order said a lot, but some focused on what they thought it said, but didn’t, including a TV sports host.

LGBTQ Sports winners and losers for this new era

Events on the world stage have overshadowed these last seven days of LGBTQ sports.

LGBTQ athletes launch TikTok campaign for Sports Equality

Sports Equality Foundation launched a TikTok account in partnership with Outsports to encourage LGBTQ athletes to be their true and authentic selves.

Trans teen Bobby Jones came out, stood out and spoke out for inclusion

A soccer-mad trans teen in soccer-mad metro Seattle made one of the great plays of 2020 and made the pitch more open

Montana’s anti-trans bill faces staunch opposition in hearing

The ACLU helped lead the opposition to HB112, which has been dubbed a ‘carbon copy’ of Idaho’s anti-trans legislation.