Every week, our managing editor reviews the top Outsports stories of the past 7 days. We promise: This will be the last one mentioning You Know Who for awhile.
We hear you. We are sick of reading about her, too. But how can we not include her in our weekly list of losers, which fortunately has a ton more winners? Our promise to you is, Outsports is putting Caitlyn Jenner “on mute” for as long as we can.
So here goes: This week’s winners and losers in LGBTQ sports, and a lot of ‘em are lovers!
The XFC’s Jessica Aguilar and ‘Search Party’s’ Shalita Grant were introduced during lockdown. Soon after, they started a pandemic romance. Photos by James Law.
Coming off WNBA, FIBA EuroLeague and Russian Women’s Premier League championships, Breanna Stewart proposed to girlfriend and opponent Marta Xargay.
Emily Anderson and Lesley Ryder think mainstream coverage of women’s sports lacks laughs. So they started their own venture.
The New Zealander would be the first transgender athlete to compete in an Olympic Games.
Winner: After not feeling ‘queer enough’ kept him closeted, pro wrestler Logan Black found camaraderie in coming out
Out pro wrestler Logan Black found the response to his coming out ‘overwhelming in the best way.’
Any reservations Anh Nguyen had attending a Catholic university as an openly gay athlete were quickly dispelled.
Sports have always given me the chance to express myself and be passionate without the fear of what others will think of me,’ Alec Pena says.
Sapir Berman officiated her first game this week since coming out as transgender.
In his first competition in 14 months, Daley prepares for the Olympics with Individual and Synchro golds at the 2021 FINA World Cup.
At Sports Illustrated, Julie Kliegman’s coverage goes far beyond the X’s and O’s.
The out lesbian soccer star tells Caitlyn Jenner: “You were an exceptional athlete. You’re not an exceptional politician.”
In a 2020 interview with the Outsports podcast The Trans Sporter Room, Jenner said ‘Every trans person should have an opportunity to compete.’
Loser: Caitlyn Jenner’s comments are deeply disturbing, demeaning and hurtful, but not at all surprising
Writer Patti Dawn Swansson offers her take on the trans woman who wants to be governor.
Winner: This transgender student-athlete in Idaho is hoping three judges strike down Idaho’s trans ban
An inside look at Monday’s appeal hearing in Lindsay Hecox’s case against Gov. Brad Little of Idaho, which opened a week in which inclusion won two legislative fights, in Kansas and Louisiana.
Jim Justice admits there are zero examples an anti-trans bill is supposed to stop, but he signed it anyway.
Sandy Parker and Susan Green laid a foundation for today’s lesbian pro wrestlers to demand more authenticity and visibility.
From pansexual Pride to championship victories to displays of defiant spirits, all involved in MV Young’s Polyam Cult Party 3 came up out the water anew.
Winners: Pro hockey player Jon Lee-Olsen and Amazin LeThi marked AAPI Heritage Month in Instagram Live chat
Amazin LeThi is hosting a series of Outsports Instagram Live conversations for AAPI Heritage Month.
That’s all for this week! I’ll bring you another list of winners and losers next Saturday, and we promise to put Caitlyn Jenner “on mute” for as long as we can. Got a name I missed, or want to challenge my choices? Comment here or on Facebook or Instagram, tweet at us, message me via any social media, or just plain email me at email@example.com Thanks!