LGBTQ sports winners and losers roar in like a Lioness


This week’s winners in LGBTQ sports are Lions and Lionesses, in tribute to out bisexual boxing icon Nicola Adams, and this week, every story is a winner!

Daniel Dubois v Ebenezer Tetteh - Royal Albert Hall

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The two-time Olympic gold medalist and former WBO Female Flyweight champion will chronicle her life and rise in the new film.

WWE broadcaster Kayla Braxton and independent pro wrestlers Logan Black and Connolly came out as LGBTQ this week.

Qatar Total Open 2021 - Day Five

Demi Schuurs of The Netherlands, playing partner of Nicole Melichar of The United States wears a face mask as she is interviewed during the presentation ceremony after winning their doubles Final match against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and Monica Niculescu of Romania during Day Five of the Qatar Total Open 2021 at Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex on March 05, 2021 in Doha, Qatar.
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Doubles partners Demi Schuurs and Nicole Melichar are the 2021 Qatar Open champs.

Shaughn McDonald spikes

‘I wish I had come out sooner…. but I also realize that my story happened this way for a reason,’ volleyball player and coach Shaughn McDonald says.

Seventh-grader Kris Wilka has been happily playing football for five years, but South Dakota’s legislators keep trying to take that joy away.


In an upcoming book, Tannehill dives into what we are seeing in the body politic and why.

Austin Campbell in the pool at St. Bonaventure.

‘After coming out to my teammates at St. Bonaventure, along with friends and family, the sense of relief is unfathomable,’ say diver Austin Campbell.

Jon Holmes has been publishing stories of LGBTQ people in British sports for several years.

Parrow made his first MLW appearance in over two years on Wednesday night’s episode of MLW Fusion.

After a long and successful career in politics and comedy, Tom Ammiano finally receives a varsity track letter he earned with a 1958 victory.

Eleanor Jones

After fighting for his right to play, Bobby Jones’ birthday wish came true.

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Chance Wheeler says he’s gained self-confidence and purpose since opening his OnlyFans page.

The sun sets on Andy Towle’s time at Towleroad after 18 years of helping set the gay agenda.

Every day in March, Outsports is marking Women’s History Month by highlighting the contributions of out female-identified LGBTQ athletes.

Chris Weiland, a senior, was removed from the men’s cross country and track and field teams following outcry from other athletes.

The New York Times bestselling author Andrew Maraniss wrote a new biography of Glenn Burke, the first openly gay player in MLB.

Speaking to conservatives in Orlando, the former president used his first speech since leaving office to attack transgender female athletes.

Ryan Russell, Layshia Clarendon, Jeremy Sonkin and Natasha Cloud are all Black LGBTQ sports heroes.

Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images, Photo by Michael J. LeBrecht II/NBAE via Getty Images, Kristan Grant, Mark Hundley/AP, Philadelphia 76ers

Every day in February, Outsports marked Black History Month by highlighting the contributions of Black, out LGBTQ sports athletes.

That’s all for this week! I’ll bring you another list of winners and losers next Saturday. 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 protected] Thanks!


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