This week’s winners and losers in LGBT Sports


It’s time once again for Outsports to stop the clock for an instant reply of the week that was. It’s my way of memorializing the glorious victories, the ignominious defeats, and the players and personalities who made them, lived them or just couldn’t avoid them.

I realize my roster may differ from yours, and I welcome your comments, contributions and critiques. I read them all! Details on how to reach me are below, after our look at the week’s winners, losers and hopefuls.

Dwyane Wade embraces his transgender daughter with all the love of an All-Star dad.

The Astros had a month to plan a proper apology, and they still screwed it up.

For the Boston Pride, celebrating LGBTQ community is ‘is not about just one game.’

Pernille Harder ends an amazing year on and off the pitch by announcing that she is again nominated for her sport’s highest award.

The Alliance Defending Freedom filed suit in federal court against the Connecticut Association of Schools over its trans-inclusive policy toward student athletes.

More states are now considering legislation that would prohibit transgender student-athletes from competing in accordance to their gender identity.

Collins and Patterson have both dedicated their lives to public advocacy work and helping young LGBTQ athletes.

The U.S. Women have Olympic gold in their sights after beating Mexico 4-0 in the Concacaf qualifying tournament.

Court says it was “very, very wrong” for the two all-time greats to demand Tennis Australia change the name of Margaret Court Arena.

The Atlanta Dream signed unrestricted free agent Glory Johnson, who played all seven seasons of her WNBA career with the Dallas Wings organization.

At last weekend’s Pride On The Court conference at Sarah Lawrence College, openly LGBTQ athletes told student-athletes it’s their responsibility to create safe locker room environments.

The Pride On The Court conference at Sarah Lawrence College took another leap forward in year three, and seeks more in year four.

Amber Glenn of Plano, Texas, finished in ninth place out of 21 at the Four Continents Championships on Saturday in Seoul, South Korea.

A compassionate crowd, training partners turned coaches and SonicFox offering their fursuit head as a trophy reminded everyone watching how esports can build supportive communities.

Gay Dodgers vice president Erik Braverman has made team’s Pride night special. He was featured in this week’s “Being Out” profile story.

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 Thanks!


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