This week’s LGBTQ sports winners and losers countdown to Christmas

This is our last week before the celebration of Christmas, and whether the holiday is meaningful to you personally, or not, we simply hope this week finds you safe and happy! This week, everybody gets GIFTS in their stockings, but if they were losers — you guessed it! — they’d get COAL. Lucky for them, they’re all on Santa’s “Nice List.”


Hig Roberts
Kacey Cole

Hig Roberts talks about the fear he had living in the closet.


Hig Roberts totally accepted himself, then found the closet when his skiing career took off.


Jetta Charlie Morgan

Jetta and Charlie Morgan
Instagram

British wrestling’s LGBTQ ‘It’ couple are tying the knot.


Anissa Urtez and Amanda Chidester
Instagram

Anissa Urtez and Amanda Chidester are in love, at the top of their games, and they both want a gold medal.


Etienne Aduya, who played football at Williams College, is working with his alma mater to ensure LGBTQ athletes feel less alone.


Casey Stoney, who came out as gay in 2014, says she wants to be more than “accepted.”


Kurt Capewell says he was duped into appearing in a gay porn video eight years ago.


The UK-based organization brings an icon of Welsh sport on board to end their annual Rainbow Laces campaign.


Nyla Rose

Director X and Nyla Rose
Harv Glazer

The history-making former AEW Women’s World champion wants her time in AEW to inspire self-determination and normalize trans identities.


Dropping the Indians nickname is a good sign for inclusion of all marginalized groups — including the LGBTQ community.


The sweeping changes to MiLB affect teams with successful inclusion efforts.


This is just the first page showing all who participated!
Zoom

Santa Claus asked our readers to join us for an Outsports Zoom chat and so many did! Not pictured: Karleigh Chardonnay Webb and Coach Anthony Nicodemo and Roscoe, seen below!


That’s all for this week! I’ll bring you a fresh 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, and be good to yourself and one another!


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