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Out pro wrestler ‘Speedball’ Mike Bailey wins PWG Battle of Los Angeles tournament

IMPACT Wrestling star Mike Bailey became the first out LGBTQ wrestler to win one of independent wrestling’s most prestigious tournaments.

Out pro wrestlers Max The Impaler and Heidi Howitzer notch historic title win in Tokyo Joshi Pro

Max The Impaler and Heidi Howitzer, known together as Wasteland War Party, became the first out LGBTQ champions in Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling history on January 4.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2022, Top 20

The 2022 QWI 200 closes with the top 20 LGBTQ pro wrestlers of the year.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2022, #50-21

The 2022 QWI 200 reaches the top 50 LGBTQ pro wrestlers of the year.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2022, #80-51

Day five of the 2022 QWI 200 delivers 30 more amazing LGBTQ pro wrestlers from around the world.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2022, #110-81

The 2022 QWI 200 resumes as the list cracks the top 100.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2022, #140-111

The 2022 QWI 200 continues as we near the top 100.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2022, #170-141

The celebration of LGBTQ pro wrestling continues with day two of the 2022 QWI 200.

Queer Wrestling Index 200: The best LGBTQ pro wrestlers of 2022, #200-171

Who are the top out LGBTQ pro wrestlers? It’s time for the 2022 Queer Wrestling Index 200!

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QWI 200: 2022’s top out LGBTQ wrestlers of the year

Brian Bell has compiled their impressive list of out LGBTQ pro wrestlers from around the world for the QWI 200.

Gay pro wrestler Jai Vidal signs multi-year contract with IMPACT Wrestling

Jai Vidal becomes the first out gay male wrestler to sign with IMPACT in the company’s 20-year history.

Pro wrestling honors victims, shows determination in the wake of Club Q shooting

‘You are so f’ing important, and you make folks like me feel important too.’

Game Changer Wrestling punishes wrestler Chris Hamrick for on-mic homophobic slur

Hamrick directed a homophobic slur at a fan while cutting a pre-match promo at Sunday’s GCW "Aura" event, the same day as the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

‘EFFY’s Big Gay Brunch’ is coming to the U.K. next year

The Big Gay Brunch will partner with U.K. promotion TNT Extreme Wrestling in May 2023.

Out pro wrestler Justine Ward finds reclamation in the ring

"Cannonball" Justine Ward is among a number of out talents bringing the LGBTQ pro wrestling movement to Canada’s Maritimes provinces.

WWE’s Braun Strowman uses homophobic slur in Twitter rant

Former WWE Universal champion Braun Strowman called a Twitter user a "pansy" during a Twitter rant following his match at WWE’s latest Saudi-backed "Crown Jewel" event Saturday.

Cincinnati is hosting its first LGBTQ-focused pro wrestling event

Cincinnati Pride is getting into the LGBTQ wrestling spirit.

19 out wrestlers among 2022 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Women’s 150 honorees

Interim AEW Women’s World champion Toni Storm ranked highest among the LGBTQ contingent, coming in at number 25.

Out pro wrestler Trish Adora set for Major League Wrestling debut

Trish Adora will challenge Taya Valkyrie for the MLW Women’s World Featherweight title in her MLW debut at Sunday’s MLW Fightland 2022.

Out wrestler Charlie Morgan makes history in Dubai, but sportswashing remains a concern

Charlie Morgan and Alex Windsor will wrestle in the Middle East’s first all-female pro wrestling main event at Dubai-based promotion Wrestlefest DXB on Oct. 15.

Anthony Bowens becomes All Elite Wrestling’s first out LGBTQ male champion

Bowens and tag team partner Max Caster defeated Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland for the AEW World Tag Team championship Wednesday night.

Out wrestler Erica Leigh makes history with ECWA championship win

Erica Leigh became the first woman and out LGBTQ wrestler to win the ECWA Heavyweight title in the company’s 55-year history.

30 out wrestlers make 2022 Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s 500 list

Historic world champion AC Mack achieved the highest ranking ever for an out LGBTQ wrestler at No. 25.

Out wrestler ‘Super Diva’ Quincy Elliott made his WWE NXT debut Tuesday

It only took 90 seconds for Quincy Elliott to introduce WWE to the Gagitude Era.

Why I’m jumping into the world of pro wrestling promotion and announcing CasGAYdia

LGBT In The Ring partners with LGBTQ-led promotions Without a Cause and PrideStyle Pro for CasGAYdia, the Pacific Northwest’s first queer-focused event, on Sept. 11, live on IWTV.

Pride Championship Wrestling ceases operations after founder’s sex offender status resurfaces

PCW founder Ignacio Mendoza, who wrestled as ‘Texas Hellhound’ Madness, said both PCW and himself are ‘done’ following the news.

Pro wrestler Aiden von Engeland comes out as a trans man at ‘Wrestle Queerdom’

Aiden von Engeland made the announcement in the ring prior to his match against Shea McCoy at Saturday night’s event.

LGBTQ pro wrestling promotion Uncanny Attractions returns with a new home and renewed purpose

Uncanny Attractions brings its mix of drag and dropkicks to Austin, Texas on Nov. 20, its first live event since Oct. 2019.

Out wrestler Jake Atlas said alcohol abuse played key role in domestic violence arrest

Jake Atlas addressed his substance abuse, mental health struggles and said that his relationship with his partner ‘is not abusive in any way.’

Out pro wrestlers racked up titles during Pride month

Keita, Dark Sheik, Brittany Wonder, Priscilla and many other out wrestlers keep bringing pro wrestling gold to the rainbow coalition during Pride month.

IMPACT Wrestling star Gisele Shaw comes out as transgender

Shaw is the first out trans-femme wrestler signed to IMPACT Wrestling and the second signed to a major North American wrestling promotion.

‘Speedball’ Mike Bailey becomes the first out LGBTQ wrestler to win an IMPACT singles title

Bailey made history when he won the X-Division title at "Slammiversary."