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The Sports Kiki Ep. 31: The big gay NFL preview
It's football season! On this week's show, Alex previews the 2020 NFL season with former baseball standout-turned-porn star Kacey Edenfield. Alex and Kacey go over their picks and talk some smack as well.
29 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #43: #GayCubsTwitter Angs...
49 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep 51: MV Young's Poly Cult Pa...
Em Fear (Grit & Glitter podcast) gives Brian a live perspective and lively discussion on all the in-ring action at the 2nd Poly Cult Party!
71 min
504
LGBT In The Ring Ep 50: AEW All Out 2020 w/ Col...
Fanbyte's Colette Arrand joins Brian to unpack AEW's latest pay-per-view event All Out, headlined by a world title clash between Jon Moxley and MJF
113 min
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Trans Sporter Room EP47 June Eastwood
SPECIAL STAR TREK DAY EPISODE! Trans runner June Eastwood, Scholars stand up to World Rugby, Plus our fave SF/Fantasy books
41 min
506
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 40 - Swim ...
Texas swim coach Mitch Dalton, formerly of Team USA, talks about being gay in swimming and the culture around the sport
35 min
507
The Sports Kiki Ep 30: Why sports are so import...
On this week's show, Alex highlights a topic that's central to our mission at Outsports: LGBTQ kids playing sports. Alex speaks with Casey Close of The Trevor Project about the organization's recent mental health survey of LGBTQ kids, and how important being included on the field is to their development.
28 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #42: OK Blue Jays, Let's ...
47 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 49: Washington Heights
Drag queen Washington Heights sits down with Brian Bell to discuss her relationship with her father, pro wrestler New Jack, after calling him out publicly for disconnecting from her years ago.
54 min
510
Trans Sporter Rm 46 Out trans referee Jacquelin...
A conversation with trans ref Jacqueline Harper-Grubb, plus the pro sports walkout, the rugby transban and All Things Trek
61 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 39 - Trail...
Trailblazing trans pro golfer Mianne Bagger shares the story of her career and thoughts on trans policies
48 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 29: Being gay in sports tal...
On this week's show, Alex chats with another gay sports talk veteran, Ben Livingston, who used to produce Philadelphia's No. 1-rated afternoon show on WIP. Alex and Ben talk about encountering homophobia, talking about their gay lives on the air, and how much sports talk is too much sports talk?
51 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #41: No Hits, All Class w...
No Hits, All Class
50 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 48: Black Wrestlers Matter
Brian welcomes his partner, KC, back to the show to discuss last weekend's Black Wrestlers Matter event and the importance of its message.
50 min
515
Trans Sporter Room 45 Rugger Grace McKenzie
Rugger Grace McKenzie and her fight against the #TransBan
35 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 38 - Handb...
Trans handball player Hannah Mouncey has represented Australia on both the men's and women's teams
49 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 28: Summer Mailbag
It's a summertime mailbag on this week's "Sports Kiki!" Fresh off some overnight radio stints, Alex answers listener questions, ranging from naming his best friend to lessons he's learned about himself during quarantine.
25 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #40: The Unwritten Podcas...
The Unwritten Podcast
30 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 47: Billy Dixon & Paris Is...
Brian welcomes Billy Dixon back to the show to chat his upcoming ballroom x wrestling event Paris Is Bumping and the meaning behind his new finisher, the E.M.T.
71 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 44 Courtroom Victories and Gam...
Two Courtroom Victories and Spilling Game Day Tea with D-Gil
43 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 37 - US Ro...
US Rowing coxswain Julian Venonsky talks about never being in the closet and competing for Team USA
30 min
522
The Sports Kiki Ep. 27: Is homophobia playing r...
On this week's show, Alex delves into the controversy surrounding openly gay mayor and congressional candidate Alex Morse, and the role homophobia is playing in the allegations against him.
30 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #39: 2020 Baseball IN PER...
2020 Baseball IN PERSON
56 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 46: Retribution
Brian Bell takes some solo time to chat why WWE's Retribution angle is insulting, hypocritical an so on-brand for the company
44 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 43 Idaho College FB WNBA Lower...
Talking Idaho, College FB, Rachel Levine, WNBA, William Shatner, Lower Decks
30 min
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LPFPod - Episode 058 - D-Gil From GameDay Tea P...
D-Gil, the host of GameDay Tea Podcast
40 min
527
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 36 - Team ...
Team USA field hockey player Laura Hurff is finally being her true self and aiming for the Olympics
32 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 26: Will coronavirus be tur...
On this week's show, Alex speaks with acclaimed attorney and college athletes' rights advocate Richard G. Johnson about Pac-12 and Big 10 players demanding rights, and whether these movements will gain any real traction.
42 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #38: Where's Yoenis? with...
Where's Yoenis?
55 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 45: The Scott Steiner Shon...
Brian Bell and Hollis Adler look back at MV Young's Outdoor Poly Cult Party and memories of their visit to Scott Steiner's recently closed Shoney's
71 min
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Trans Sporter Rm42: Rugby's Alice Soper
NZ's Alice Soper Talks Rugby, Trans Ban, Coming Out Lesbian, Politics & Fantasy Favorites
49 min
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LPFPod - Episode 057 - Chloe Morgan
Female football player from England talks about growing up with football, sexuality and race
30 min
533
The Sports Kiki Ep. 25: Fake outrage about NBA ...
On this week's show, Alex speaks with gay sportswriter Tony Paul of the Detroit News. Alex and Tony defend sportswriters who are critical of sports returning during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, and lambast the performative outrage about NBA players kneeling during the national anthem.
40 min
534
3 Strikes, You're Out #37: Pandemic Baseball We...
Pandemic Baseball Week 1
42 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 44: Cassius
"The Neon Explosion" Cassius joins the show to chat about how wrestling helped him find comfort in his identity, the growing diversity of British wrestling and how the WWE Divas taught him how to strut his stuff.
80 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 41: MLB, Rugby, Idaho, Trans M...
Whalers fan, Sci-Fi author and political journalist Susan Bigelow of CTNewsJunkie.com
56 min
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LPFPod - Episode 056 - Matt Barker
Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in high school, becoming addicted to alcohol first and then pain pills and coming out in his 30's
50 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 35 - Canad...
Canadian Olympic swimmer Martha McCabe
30 min
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"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 24: Is Kelly Loeffler cur...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex examines the bizarre phenomenon of Kelly Loeffler attacking her own league, the WNBA, for cheap political gain. Alex speaks with WNBA journalists Tamryn Spruill and Lauren Rosenberg about Loeffler, and the league's social justice work as a whole.
43 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #36: 2020 Season Preview ...
2020 Season Preview
48 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 43: Dominion, Slammiversar...
A guestless Brian Bell gives his thoughts on a slew of recent events: NJPW Dominion, Impact Slammiversary & WWE Extreme Rules
52 min
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Trans Sporter Room 40: Curt Miller
Out CT Sun Coach Curt Miller, the WNBA, World Rugby Trans Ban
33 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 34 - Forme...
Team USA gymnast Paul Ruggeri on becoming a nurse and being gay
35 min
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"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 23: Why do British tabloi...
On this week's show, Alex chats with Sky Sports editor and writer Jon Holmes about the tawdry tabloid British tabloid culture, which keeps promoting dark essays from alleged closeted Premier League players who are afraid to come out,
29 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #35: LGBTQ Realness on ML...
LGBTQ Realness on MLB Network
82 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 42: Sonny Kiss vs. Cody
Brian Bell and his partner KC discuss Sonny Kiss' TNT title match against Cody and the impact of Kiss being thrust into that spot.
35 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 39.1: Gabrielle Spierer and LG...
Gabrielle Spierer and Overcoming LGBTQ Domestic Violence
49 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 41: Sonny Kiss
AEW's Sonny Kiss joins the show to talk the importance of LGBTQ representation and opportunity ahead of her TNT championship match at AEW's Fight for the Fallen!
27 min
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"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 22: Don't shame the Fire ...
Alex is back from his 4th of July hiatus, and enraged about the state of the country. On this week's show, he chats with queer journalist Mathew Rodriguez about the phenomenon of coronavirus social shaming, and how it perpetuates stereotypes against the LGBTQ community.
35 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #34: Lovin' That Dirty Wa...
Lovin' That Dirty Water
42 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 40: Ringlights & Bodega Fi...
Brian Bell showed his partner some fun wrestling matches. They talk about some fun wrestling matches. Brian says "fun" far too much.
42 min
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Trans Sporter Room 38: Valentina Petrillo of Italy
Italian Paralympian Valentina Petrillo
26 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #33: 25 Minutes About 17 ...
25 Minutes About 17 Ballparks
24 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 39: O'Shay Edwards
"Big Bad Kaiju" O'Shay Edwards stops by to discuss coming out as bisexual, Ahmed Johnson and why Ring of Honor is his dream wrestling destination.
73 min
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Trans Sporter Room Ep 37 Randy Boose of Level P...
Level Playing Field's Randy Boose
35 min
556
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 32 - Olymp...
Olympic bobsledder Chris Kinney talks about racism in the USA and Japan, and coming out to his team
32 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 21: Mailbag
Fresh off a week of overnight radio shows, Alex hosts his second mailbag episode, answering questions about his desire to debate with thick-headed Republicans and newfound proclivity for haircuts.
21 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #32: MLB The Short Short ...
MLB The Short Short Version
60 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 38: #SpeakingOut and Beyond
Emily Mae Heller (Afterbuzz TV, Safe Wrestling Collective) joins Brian Bell to discuss the fallout of the #SpeakingOut movement and how the industry can change for the better in its wake.
48 min
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Trans Sporter Room Ep 36 Titan Games Competitor...
Mitch Harrison of The Titan Games
43 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 31 - Swimm...
Swimmer Erica Sullivan dealt with mental health and coming out before making an Olympic run
34 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #31: The Summer of Sammy ...
The Summer of Sammy
60 min
563
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 37: WWE Backlash 2020 w/ P...
Patches Chance (Daily DDT, Bell To Belles) helps Brian Bell break down the action from WWE Backlash, including WWE's idea of the "Greatest Pro Wrestling Match Ever"
89 min
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"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 20: Gerald Bostock
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex Reimer speaks with Gerald Bostock, the only surviving person at the center of the three landmark LGBTQ workplace-discrimination suits that were settled by the Supreme Court this week.
28 min
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Trans Sporter Room 35: SCOTUS and Stephanie Helms
SCOTUS, Sailing with Stephanie Helms and Silence from CT's Governor
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"The Sports Kiki" Ep. 19: How athlete activism ...
On this week's show, Alex chats with Outsports contributor and stand-up comedian Ken Schultz about how athlete activism has become mainstream, from the NFL declaring "Black Lives Matter" to WNBA guard Natasha Cloud signing a lucrative endorsement deal with Converse for her outspoken views
44 min
567
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 36: Black Trans Lives Matter
Brian's partner KC joins the show to discuss Black trans erasure amid the continuing protests and why all marginalized people should present a unified front for change.
63 min
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The Trans Sporter Room EP34 Mountain Biker Kate...
Mountain Biker Kate Weatherly
55 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 18: Akil Patterson on being...
On this week's show, Alex Reimer chats with openly gay former Greco Roman Wrestler and community advocate Akil Patterson about systemic racism and police brutality in America, and real solutions to improve the system.
56 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 35: No Justice, No Peace
Pro wrestlers Russell Rogue & Devon Monroe and F1ght Club Pro Wrestling's Chris Harris join Brian Bell to discuss the civil unrest following George Floyd's death and its intersection with the LGBTQ and wrestling communities.
88 min
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The Trans Sporter Room: Response to Racism Pt 2
Can We End Racism? With Kamora Herrington
25 min
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The Trans Sporter Room: Response to Racism Pt 1
Response to Racism With Kamora Herrington
46 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 29 - The f...
The first great sports video game was Summer Games based on the Olympics for the Commodore 64
29 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 17: Chris Johnson, Washingt...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex chats with Washington Blade White House reporter Chris Johnson about covering the Trump Administration, the usefulness of daily press briefings and staying objective as a member of the press.
40 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 34: Death of Hana Kimura w...
Fanbyte's LB Hunktears joins Brian Bell to discuss the death of Stardom's Hana Kimura, cyberbullying's role in it and why true change lies beyond the common refrain of "be kind."
85 min
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The Trans Sporter Room EP 31 Lindsay Hecox EXCL...
Lindsay Hecox EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
40 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 28 - Socce...
Soccer player and entrepreneur Rachael Rapinoe on building a business, representing the United States and coming out
34 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 16: Jack Turban, LGBT menta...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex chats with LGBT mental health researcher Jack Turban about his research into Grindr, and safe sex practices during a pandemic.
32 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #28: To Baseball or Not T...
To Baseball or Not To Baseball
44 min
580
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 33: DARK Sheik
Hoodslam founder DARK Sheik joins the show to talk pushing progressive attitudes in pro wrestling, realizing her true gender identity and Hoodslam's 10-year anniversary
89 min
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The Trans Sporter Room EP 30: Underdogs!
Underdogs of Sports, Society and Sci-Fi
54 min
582
LPFPod - Episode 055 - Tilly Powell and Edmund ...
Talking all about the sport of lacrosse, the LGBTQ group in England and the campaign by 56 Dean Street in London to help fight HIV
44 min
583
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 27 - Figur...
Figure skater and Olympic Champion Eric Radford talks winning gold and his new career in music and EDM
32 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 15: Out Kansas City Royals ...
On this week's edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex chats with gay Kansas City Royals marketing executive Matt Schulte about how to market a professional team in the midst of a pandemic and why there still isn't an openly gay active MLB player.
33 min
585
3 Strikes, You're Out #27: The Pine Tar Game wi...
The Pine Tar Game
80 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 32: WWE Money In The Bank ...
Pro Wrestling Sheet's Daniel Trainor joins Brian Bell to recap the oddest Money In The Bank ladder match in history.
99 min
587
The Trans Sporter Room EP 29 Pro Golfer Jamie O...
Pro Golfer Jamie O'Neill
75 min
588
LPFPod -Episode 054 - Aiden Mann
Trans Advocate, we talk about his transition, we dogs Plum and Lola and online advocacy
45 min
589
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 26 - Olymp...
Olympic rower Robbie Manson talks about meeting gay athletes and putting retirement on hold
33 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 14: How can Kelly Loeffler ...
On this week's show, Alex examines a question that's been on his mind for the last several weeks, ever since U.S. senator and Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler was caught selling seven figures' worth of stock after a Senate coronavirus briefing: how can a devout Trump supporter own a team in the WNBA, the most progressive sports league in the country?
34 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #26: MiLB Pride with Ben ...
MiLB Pride
49 min
592
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 31: Marvel Week w/ Darnell...
Darnell Mitchell discusses the intersection of nerd culture and pro wrestling and Hollis Adler chats LGBTQ representation in the MCU
101 min
593
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 28: Talkin' Womens Hoops
Joanne Lannin and Julie Woodbury of the Maine Women's Senior Basketball League
50 min
594
MCU Meets Outsports: LGBTQ Sports Superheroes
A Special Episode Featuring the Outsports Podcast Team
32 min
595
Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 25 - Paral...
Paralympian Abby Dunkin and how Wheelchair Basketball saved her life
31 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 13: Mailbag
On this week's show, Alex does his first ever mailbox, answering listener questions about his WEEI career, favorite topics to write about and ... whether he podcasts naked.
25 min
597
3 Strikes, You're Out #25: Save the Minor Leagu...
Save the Minor Leagues
49 min
598
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 30: "Electric Llama" Anton...
Filmmaker Antonio Hernandez joins the show to discuss his new documentary about pro wrestler Trish Adora and elevated marginalized voices through his "Indelible" series.
46 min
599
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 27 Talkin' Baseball
Sports editor, blogger, podcaster and Toronto Blue Jays superfan A.J. Andrews
63 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 12: Why Jeff Goldblum's com...
On a special edition of "The Sports Kiki," Alex speaks with queer Muslim writer Samer Hassan about the controversy over actor Jeff Goldblum's question about Islam to Jackie Cox on Drag Race, and whether he was ignorant to ask if the religion is anti-homosexuality.
45 min