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The Sports Kiki Ep. 74: The fight to hand out c...
Alex bounces around a few topics on this week's show, including the Covid state of emergency in Japan, and it's impact on the Games. Alex also rails against the IOC's idiotic policy for not handing out condoms during the Games in the name of Covid safety, which in reality, will just introduce unprotected sex.
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 100: Brian Bell
To celebrate 100 episodes, regular host Brian Bell steps into the guest chair to discuss their history with pro wrestling, being vulnerable on the air and the path of the podcast to the triple-digit landmark, plus a special surprise at the end!
89 min
303
The Trans Sporter Room Ep91 -- Is The "Caster R...
38 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Sha'Carri Richardson
Rules Are Rules
9 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 73: How jockstraps evolved ...
Alex speaks with journalist Louis Staples, who wrote recently about how jockstraps evolved from sportswear to an indelible part of gay culture.
25 min
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3SYO #81: Go Away, Trevor
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 99: Mariah Moreno
Mariah Moreno, a foundational figure in LGBTQ pro wrestling, joins the show to chat making history at Paris is Bumping, Supreme and blazing a trail for trans and LGBTQ pro wrestlers
75 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep90 -- Dr. Jaimie Veale...
A New Zealanders view of one of their own making Olympic history
45 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Flag Football with Marc Withrow
Talkin' Flag Football with Marc Withrow
22 min
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Chris Voth is an out gay pro volleyball player ...
Chris Voth is an out gay pro volleyball player who's represented Canada. Now he coaches volleyball and researches gay pro athletes - Five Rings To Rule Them All
30 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 72: The Carl Nassib show
Alex spends the bulk of this week's episode talking about Carl Nassib's announcement, and the widespread support he's received across the NFL.
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3SYO #80: Yankees Perfunctory Pride with Joshua...
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 98: Billy Dixon
"The Business" Billy Dixon returns to chat the upcoming Paris is Bumping: Solid Gold '21 event and the latest Butch vs. Gore developments.
80 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep89 -- Inclusion WINS! ...
An active NFL player comes, a trans woman earned her chance in Tokyo, and a sit down with the co-owners of the Atlanta Dream
61 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Father's Day with D.Gil and Ke...
Father's Day with D.Gil & Ken Schultz
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Emma Twigg will compete at her fourth Olympics,...
Rower Emma Twigg will compete at her fourth Olympics for New Zealand, but it's her first as an out LGBTQ athlete - Five Rings To Rule Them All
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 71: Olympian Randy Gardner
Alex welcomes in Olympic figure skater Randy Gardner, who publicly came out as gay in 2006. Randy talks about the influx of out LGBTQ Olympians today and the challenges of discovering himself as a gay man at the start of the AIDS epidemic
25 min
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3SYO #79: Fernandomania! with Jesse Sanchez
37 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 97: Devon Monroe
"Black Sexcellence" Devon Monroe joins the show to chat his quick rise on the independent wrestling scene and Black Wrestlers Matter 2
60 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep88 -- PRIDE and Sport ...
An LGBTQ summit our sporting past present and future
52 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: The Five Year Anniversary of t...
D.Gil and his bestie Harold talk about the five year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting
15 min
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Out wrestler Kayla Miracle will compete in the ...
Out wrestler Kayla Miracle has dreamt of competing in the Olympics since she was 4. Now she will compete in Tokyo - Five Rings To Rule Them All
28 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 70: The freedom of being op...
The Sports Kiki Ep. 70: The freedom of being openly gay and working in sports
24 min
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3SYO #78: The Cubs Are Wiser with Adam Mamawala
48 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 96: Taye/Black Girl Magik
Unapologetic Pro's Taye joins the show to chat her upcoming Black Girl Magik event, a wrestling showcase for women of color, and her own pro wrestling training experience
53 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep87 -- Outsports Triump...
51 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: All Stripes with David Prophitt
Celebrating PRIDE with Atlanta United's support group All Stripes
22 min
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Hold the Olympics, or not hold the Olympics? Th...
Hold the Olympics, or not to hold the Olympics? That is the question for LGBTQ athletes - Five Rings To Rule Them All, episode 74
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 69: Is Pride too corporate?
On this week's show, Alex looks at whether Pride celebrations are too corporate, and discusses the controversy in New York City over the banishment of uniformed police officers from the Pride parade.
20 min
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3SYO #77: Red Sox Rebirth? with Alex Reimer
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 95: Parrow
LGBTQ powerhouse Parrow joins the show to chat about Fear The Gay Agenda, its connection to the Pulse shooting anniversary and his experiences in pro wrestling
121 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 94: AEW Double or Nothing ...
Fanbyte/Fanfyte's Colette Arrand joins Brian to discuss AEW's Double or Nothing event, including two stellar women's matches and Sting taking off his shirt
133 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep86 -- David Roche and ...
Two of the nation's foremost ultradistance runners-turned-coaches stand up for full inclusion in their sport
50 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: An Honest Discussion About Rac...
Mark Jordan and Devin IbaƱez Discuss Racism in Rugby
37 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 68: Alex Schmider, producer...
23 min
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3SYO #76: Let's Stay, Oakland with Randy Boose
37 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep. 85: LPGA hopeful Hai...
A story of a love of golf, and a lofty goal to be the first trans woman to earn an LPGA tour card
58 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. X: Office Hours
Brian was originally going to take the week off for the first time since the show started, but an eventful week inspired them to don the mic for an "unofficial" episode.
24 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Thomas Vanderbrook
Graduate Swimmer Thomas Vanderbrook
21 min
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Joanna Lohman is inspiring girls and women thro...
Joanna Lohman has a new book inspiring girls and women through soccer and stories of the US Women's National Team
27 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 67: What are LGBTQ college ...
Alex discusses LGBTQ college activism in 2021. With so much progress being made, what are activists fighting for?
15 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 93: Edith Surreal
Edith Surreal joins the show to chat about her upcoming episode of IWTV's reality series "The Life Of ..." and her stellar 2021 thus far.
72 min
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TSR 83: Three powerlifters talk about Pull for ...
Powerlifters Breanna Diaz, Val Schull and Scott Percy talk about Pull for Pride's grant program for trans athletes
63 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Adan Carano
Sayulita's Gay Surfer & Hula Hoop Artist
30 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 66: Outsports co-founder Cy...
Alex welcomes Outsports co-founder Cyd Zeigler to talk about two issues that court absolutely no controversy: trans inclusion and COVID-19 restrictions.
25 min
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3SYO #75: Doby, Satchel, Feller, and Veeck with...
38 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 92: Amber Jo
After making history as the first trans woman to wrestle for top British promotion Rev Pro, "The Notorious Angel" Amber Jo joins the show to chat her historic moment and her wrestling future.
81 min
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TSR 82: Journalist Clayton Sandell, World's Bi...
Former ABC News correspondent and trans ally Clayton Sandell chats about Star Wars, fandom and TV News
39 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Mother's Day with DJ Guate
A DJ's Mother's Day
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At least 7 trans athletes currently aiming for ...
Here are the 7 trans athletes currently aiming for a spot at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics - Five Rings To Rule Them All
25 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 65: Gay sports radio host J...
Alex catches up with sports radio host Jared Max, who came out publicly as gay on ESPN New York in 2011. Alex and Jared talk about the changing climate of sports media, how to keep sports radio interesting, and the allure of radio overall.
33 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #74: The Mets' Mr. Slump ...
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 91: Polyam Cult Party 3 w/...
Grit & Glitter's Em Fear and Meg Fair join Brian Bell to chat all the highs and beauty from MV Young's Polyam Cult Party 3 event.
88 min
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Hear Caitlyn Jenner Flip Flop on Trans Athletes...
In her latest quest for attention, Caitlyn Jenner turns her back on trans student-athletes
45 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: D.Gil's NFL 2021 Draft Recap
2021 NFL Draft Recap
31 min
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New romance novel features an Olympic athlete a...
Rachel Spangler's new romance novel features a world-class fencer and her coach navigating a journey to the Olympic Games - Five Rings To Rule Them All
27 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 64: Julie Kliegman of SI ta...
Julie Kliegman of Sports Illustrated talks about coming out as non-binary and asexual.
23 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #73: Post Padres/Dodgers ...
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 90: Logan Black
Brian Bell welcomes "The King of Chaos" Logan Black to the show to go in-depth on his recent coming out.
80 min
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Trans Sporter Room Ep80: Julia Serano
Author Julia Serano beams up to talk about anti-trans hate, writing Whipping Girl and her first novel plus her favorite Sci-Fi
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Coming Out with Alex Plinck
Alex Plinck
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National champion marathoner Aoife Cooke - Five...
National champion marathoner Aoife Cooke on being out and aiming for Tokyo - Five Rings To Rule Them All
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 63: Why did MLS take 2 week...
Alex and soccer writer Jeff Rueter talk about the disturbing prevalence of hate speech throughout the sport.
33 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #72: The Annual White Sox...
37 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 89: Leo London
Canadian/Greek pro wrestler and PCW stalwart Leo London joins the show to chat about his personal relationship to pro wrestling.
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 88: Allie Kat's Real Hot G...
Brian Bell and their partner, KC, close their WrestleMania week coverage by recapping Allie Kat's Real Hot Girl Shit and Fay Jackson's Grey Sweatpants Battle Royal
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 87: GCW For The Culture
Brian Bell is joined by their partner, KC, to chat about AJ Gray's WrestleMania week showcase of BIPOC pro wrestling talent.
47 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 79: Dr. Rachel Levine
Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Rachel Levine weighs-in on trans bans and Covid-19
48 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Gay Umpire Patrick Faerber
Spillin' tea with Pat Faerber
31 min
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No boycott. Why participating in the Olympics i...
No boycott. Why participating in the Olympics, and other sporting events, is a better idea than staying home - Five Rings To Rule Them All
22 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 62: Gay basketball player J...
Alex chats with Jallen Messersmith about his time as an openly gay basketball player at a small Christian school and his gay awakening on Fire Island.
36 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #71: Angels on the Podcas...
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 83: Indie Mania Week w/ WA...
WAC co-founder Max Zaleski joins the show to chat about all of the stellar independent pro wrestling from WrestleMania week!
60 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 84: EFFY's Big Gay Brunch ...
"The First Lady of Northern California Pro Wrestling" Pollo Del Mar joins the show to chat the gayest show from WrestleMania week, EFFY's Big Gay Brunch!
74 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 85: WWE WrestleMania 37 Ni...
Pro Wrestling Mothership's Darnell Mitchell returns to discuss the first night of WrestleMania 37, including the historic Bianca Belair v. Sasha Banks main event!
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 86: WWE WrestleMania 37 Ni...
Daily DDT's Patches Chance returns to the show to recap night two of WrestleMania 37, headlined by Roman Reigns v. Edge v. Daniel Bryan!
70 min
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TSR 78: NCAA, Sebastian Lletget and Ace Billing...
NCAA waffles on Trans Athletes, Sebastian Lletget's Slur and Athlete turned Activist Adrienne Billings-Smith
60 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Diego Garijo - Pro Fighter & D...
The wonderful world of Diego Garijo
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Sheena Lawrick gives her first interview about ...
Sheena Lawrick gives her first interview about being a gay Olympian, raising a family and both winning and losing a bronze medal - Five Rings To Rule Them All
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 61: Gay surfer Nick Vallejo...
Alex catches up with gay surfer Nick Vallejo, who wrote his coming out story on Outsports in 2017. They talk about his sexual journey and new OnlyFans account.
30 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #70: No ASG for the ATL w...
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 82: Dewey Murray
"The Real Mutha Trucker" Dewey Murray joins the show to chat about his Psoriasis advocacy, growing up amid the ECW locker room and how the late Brodie Lee influenced him beyond pro wrestling.
69 min
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TSR 77: Arkansas Transphobes, Jangles ScienceLa...
Arkansas GOP Takes Aim at Trans Kids, SJWDebates Settles The Science
50 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Talkin' NCAA March Madness wit...
NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament
22 min
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Nancy Hogshead-Makar, trans inclusion in sports...
Nancy Hogshead-Makar, trans inclusion in sports and the Women's Sports Policy Working Group - Five Rings to Rule Them All
42 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 60: Why Kevin Durant's vile...
Alex talks about the exhausting Twitter spat between Kevin Durant and Michael Rapaport, and why it's hypocritical for Durant to call himself an ally while using anti-gay insults with impunity -- even during a private conversation.
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3 Strikes, You're Out #69: 2021 Season Preview ...
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 81: Cassandro Cup w/ DJ Ac...
The wait is over! Butch vs. Gore's Cassandro Cup dropped March 28 and Brian is joined by The Nobodies' DJ Accident Report to break down all the hard-hitting LGBTQ action!
53 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 76B: TDoV Part 2 with Erica Va...
Part 2 TDoV 2021 with Women's Roller Derby's Erica Vanstone
36 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 76A: TDoV Part 1 with Erica Va...
Transgender Day of Visibility 2021 with Women's Roller Derby's Erica Vanstone
40 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: MLB Opening Day with Paul and Ray
2021 MLB Opening DAY
36 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 59: The great sports cancel...
In this time of "cancelling," Alex talks about how sports are rightfully embracing suspensions and education as the best ways to address wrongful behavior from athletes.
18 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #68: A Royal Opening Day ...
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 80: Pulling Back The Curtain
Brian Bell is solo this week as he tackles a trying week of events in pro wrestling that touched on personal traumas and internal struggles.
39 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 75: Mom With a Message About T...
A cisgender mom answers the question: What would she tell her daughter if she lost to a transgender girl?
38 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Heidi Wiesenfarth
Jiu Jitsu & Muay Thai
29 min
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Proud to Play: A new book about LGBTQ athletes ...
Proud to Play's author Erin Silver talks about the LGBTQ athletes she's profiled in her new book on the latest Five Rings To Rule Them All
27 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 58: Sarah Crowley, out lacr...
Alex is joined by Sarah Crowley, an out All-American lacrosse player and all-around badass. Sarah talks about how her coming out led to a "rainbow avalanche" among her lacrosse teammates, and her evolution as a sexually fluid woman
30 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #67: Glenn Burke's Legacy...
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 79: Erica Leigh
Host Brian Bell welcomes "That 90s Chick" Erica Leigh to the show for a discussion on the diversity of queer representation in pro wrestling and the importance of queer spaces in the industry.
76 min