LGBTQ Sports Podcast

Outsports is the world's leading LGBTQ-sports publication. We highlight the stories of LGBTQ athletes, coaches and other people in sports who show us all that Courage Is Contagious.

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Indiana's new anti-LGBT law + Michael Sam's Vet...
Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed anti-gay bill SB 101 into law, legalizing discrimination against LGBT people in Indiana. This comes just a week before Indian
29 min
Do college fans take heckling (and gay slurs) t...
Christian Laettner recently opened up about the pain he felt hearing gay slurs hurled at him while he was at Duke. The former national college player of the yea
25 min
Gay college basketball player on gay slurs from...
Today's episode is brought to you by AT&T. Mobilizing Your World. The first openly gay Division I college basketball player, Derrick Gordon of the University o
29 min
Cubs tickets and Mets comments kick off MLB spr...
Spring Training is underway in Arizona and Florida, and Major League Baseball is already making Outsports headlines. First, a Christian former talk show host c
29 min
Michael Sam will be dancing. Two gay athletes u...
Michael Sam announced this week that he will be on ABC's hit show 'Dancing With The Stars' this season. Some people are excited to see him dance, while others h
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Do LGBT athletes have a responsibility to come ...
This podcast brought to you by AT&T. Over the years we at Outsports have seen the incredible power that athletes, coaches and other people in sports coming
29 min
Richie Incognito gets a job after bullying repo...
After being excoriated in The Wells Report, which revealed homophobic bullying by Richie Incognito and other members of the Miami Dolphins, Incognito has been s
29 min
Super bowl recap and upcoming headlines
It was a great Super Bowl for Outsports. Even though it was truly the Super Bowl from Hell for Jim Buzinski, Outsports became the first LGBT publication to be c
29 min
How gay is Super Bowl XLIX between the Patriots...
Almost a year after Michael Sam came out as gay, the topics of gays in the NFL is all but absent at this year's Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the
29 min
The limits of reporting on gay rumors of pro at...
Rumors have been rife for years about Troy Aikman being gay, which he has long denied, most recently this month. And when Aaron Rodgers had a falling out with h
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Parents forbid gay wrestler from coming out
After finding strength by reading Outsports stories on gay athletes, this high school wrestler wants to share his story. Because of his parents, he has to atten
28 min
Oregon v. Ohio State has key LGBT angles. Plus,...
College football fans finally got the national championship game they've been clamoring for for years, and it doesn't include anyone south of the Mason-Dixon Li
31 min
Robbie Rogers triumphs; Michael's Sam's histori...
Almost two years ago, Robbie Rogers came out openly as gay and thought his pro soccer career was over. So it was exciting and memorable and historic when he sto
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MLB umpire Dale Scott comes out, Robbie Rogers ...
Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott did a "soft" coming out a couple months ago in Referee magazine, but it wasn't until we profiled him this week that most
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Outsports looks back at 15 years of sports stories
Outsports has been publishing for 15 years, ever since Jim Buzinski and Cyd Zeigler sat down at a coffee house on Cape Cod and came up with the idea. Since then
29 min
Hazing, homophobia, masculinity in the football...
At a New Jersey high school,  seven football players, ages 15 to 17, were arrested on a number of charges, including aggravated criminal sexual contact, in conn
29 min
Gay former Minor Leaguer John Dellinger talks c...
Openly gay former Minor League baseball pitcher John Dellinger joins the Outsports podcast. He'll talk about life after baseball, any changes he may have seen
34 min
Iowa coach comes out as basketball coaches bar ...
A junior high school coach in Iowa came out to a "homophobic" friend after a Hawkeyes basketball game and got quite the response. We'll talk about Evan Risk's
35 min
RG3's Christian shirt causes a stir - like the ...
Robert Griffin III tried to wear a T-shirt at a post-game Washington press conference until he was stopped by someone from the NFL or the team. The T-shirt said
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Gay Catholic high school coach Nate Alfson join...
We'll talk about the Ray Rice issue today, how the NFL and other pro leagues are falling behind on social issues and whether sports should be - or even can be -
33 min
NFL season kicks off! And what's next for Micha...
The NFL season kicks off Thursday, and we'll take a look at the teams we think are on the rise and which are headed for a decline. There are some great storylin
38 min
Gay former college football players talk about ...
ESPN's report by Josina Anderson this week about Michael Sam's shower habits in the St. Louis Rams locker room has stirred quite a controversy about how the med
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Michael Sam's first game as a St. Louis Ram
Michael Sam will take the first for the St. Louis Rams for the first time on Friday in a preseason game against the New Orleans Saints. It will be an historic g
36 min
Is 15 yards enough penalty for gay slurs? Gay G...
The NFL officials are making it crystal clear to teams this week that gay slurs will not be tolerated on the field. While officials have had the ability to dete
25 min
Tony Dungy doesn't want Michael Sam, Giants hir...
Tony Dungy created a firestorm this week when he told the world he would not have drafted Michael Sam. He claims he was being unfairly called anti-gay, despite
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