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USA women’s wheelchair basketball wins gold, qualifies for 2024 Paris Paralympics

At least three out LGBTQ women won gold in Santiago, earning Team USA a spot in Paris.

Out Paralympians and other players allege abuse, force coach’s resignation

Kaitlyn Eaton, Courtney Ryan and others claim their coach in Tokyo was emotionally abusive and not fit to coach.

These 2 out wheelchair basketball players took bronze with Team USA

Courtney Ryan and Kaitlyn Eaton are the latest out athletes to compete in wheelchair basketball for Team USA.

Canada’s two out gay wheelchair basketball players are also multi-sport athletes

Cindy Ouelett and Tara Llanes helped Team Canada to a win in their Tokyo Paralympics opener.

Team USA Women’s Wheelchair Basketball downed by the Netherlands in Paralympic opener

Determined late defense from Bo Kramer and the Dutch team led the defending world champs to a win, 68-58.

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.

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.

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.

Stephanie Wheeler inducted into Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame

Wheeler, an out lesbian, has three Paralympic gold medals in her very full trophy case.

Shawn DeVault: Genderqueer in wheelchair b'ball

Shawn DeVault came out as gay, then realized he was genderqueer, all while navigating the sport of wheelchair basketball.

Wheelchair basketball coach Stephanie Wheeler

Wheeler is a two-time Paralympic gold medalist in basketball and is the head coach of the Univ. of Illinois women's wheelchair basketball team. She will coach the Paralympic team in Rio.