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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 6: Billy Dixon
Billy Dixon joins the show to discuss the intersectionality of pro wrestling and cultural commentary, his experience as a gay black wrestler and the industry's ability to tell meaningful stories.
79 min
702
Extra Points: Are Voguing and Ballroom Actually...
We examine the roots of ballroom culture and whether it and voguing can be considered a sport.
22 min
703
LPFPod - Episode 038 - Haley Videckis
Talking basketball, women's sports and the ESPNW Sports Summit
54 min
704
The Trans Sporter Room EP 5 Bethany Grace Howe
trans scholar Dr Bethany Grace Howe
53 min
705
3 Strikes, You're Out #4: Christian Yelich, Thi...
Christian Yelich, Thirst Trap MVP
31 min
706
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 5: Sophie King
Non-binary wrestler Sophie King stops by to discuss their career, struggles and experiences in an industry stratified by gender.
54 min
707
Same Team - Tim Culin-Cowells
Tim Culin-Cowells, who came out as a bisexual man during his time as a bowler at Penn State, talks about bowling culture and the complexities of being a bisexual man in 2019.
51 min
708
LPFPod - Episode 037 - Brianne Jenner
Brianne Jenner talks about being a Canadian National hockey team member and part of the PWHPA
48 min
709
Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep 2 Amini Fonua
Out Olympian Swimmer Amini Fonua
39 min
710
The Trans Sporter Room Episode 4: Chloe Psyche ...
Chloe Psyche Anderson
36 min
711
LGBT in the Ring Ep. 4: NJPW Power Struggle and...
Wrestling Twitter favorite Rachel Giuliani joins the show to unpack NJPW's Power Struggle event and dig deep into some Golden Lovers lore.
94 min
712
Extra Points: Transgender athletes and the 2018...
Extra Points: Transgender athletes and "Man Made"
25 min
713
LPFPod - Episode 036 - Scott Norton
LPFPod - Let's talk some bowling with former Professional Bowler Scott Norton - Bowling, escape rooms and a gay kiss on ESPN
50 min
714
Five Rings to Rule Them All Episode 1: Adam Rippon
Adam Rippon
29 min
715
The Trans Sporter Room Ep3 JayCee Cooper
Trans powerlifter JayCee Cooper Juniper Eastwood Texas Trans Girl Terminator Dark Fate
46 min
716
3 Strikes, You're Out #3: Game 7 Aftermath with...
Game 7 Aftermath
39 min
717
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 3: WWE Crown Jewel w/ Core...
Boxing Scene and DAZN's Corey Erdman joins the show to discuss WWE Crown Jewel, Tyson Fury and the Kenny Omega documentary "Omega Man."
61 min
718
Same Team - Kevin DeMille
Kevin DeMille, assistant women's basketball coach at George Washington University discusses his rise in the sport and the power of working in a progressive environment.
63 min
719
3 Strikes, You're Out #2: World Series of Mood ...
World Series of Mood Swings
46 min
720
The Trans Sporter Room EP 2: NCAA Champion CeCé...
Transgender ID, Rachel McKinnon, CeCé Telfer and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
67 min
721
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 2: Kiera Hogan's Coming Ou...
Impact Wrestling's Kiera Hogan joins the show to chat about her "Coming Out Party" advocacy tour during Bound For Glory weekend
55 min
722
Extra Points: Disabled Athletes and the 2012 Fi...
We examine disabled athletes and sex after viewing the 2012 gay romantic drama "Morgan."
43 min
723
LPFPod - Episode 035 - Sammy Walker
What it is like growing up in a body that does not match who you know you are? Find out when I talk with English football player Sammy Walker
54 min
724
The Trans Sporter Room: Meet Jessica Firinn
Roller Derby athlete Jessica Firinn
42 min
725
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 1: Queer Wrestling 101
Outsports' Brian Bell sits down with his partner, KC, to discuss the current landscape of LGBTQ pro wrestling and how they hope it will continue to flourish.
56 min
726
Same Team - EFFY
Pro wrestler EFFY discusses the perils and power of being an openly LGBTQ performer on the independent scene
64 min
727
LPFPod - Episode 034 -Anya Packer
From coming out to getting married and how she went from player to Executive Director of the NWHL Players Association
65 min
728
LPFPod - Episode 033 - Holly Custis
49 min
729
LPFPod - Episode 032 - Joe Altenau
59 min
730
LPFPod - Episode 031 - Richard Morris
50 min
731
LPFPod - Episode 030 - Micah Porter
50 min
732
LPFPod - Episode 029 - Athena Del Rosario
Trans female athlete tells her story of self medication, college athlete life and changing gears and playing beach handball
60 min
733
LPFPod - Episode 028 - Gigi Fernandez
55 min
734
LPFPod - Episode 027 - Brian Vahaly
58 min
735
LPFPod - Episode 026 - Jake Barreau
62 min
736
LPFPod - Episode 025 - Dale Scott
97 min
737
LPFPod - Episode 024 - Ryan O'Callaghan
From Northern California boy to professional football player, the coming out story and the use of Drugs in the NFL
91 min
738
LPFPod - Episode 023 - Chicago Dragons
52 min
739
LPFPod - Episode 022 - Jon Holmes
93 min
740
LPFPod - Episode 021 - Andy Brennan
60 min
741
LPFpod - Episode 020 - Luke Tuffs
52 min
742
LPFPod - Episode 019 - Kate Scott
2 min
743
LPFPod - Episode 018 - Anastasia Bucsis
1 min
744
Same Team - Haley Videckis
Former collegiate basketball player Haley Videckis talks about suing Pepperdine University for anti-gay discrimination and blazing a trail for LGBTQ athletes' rights.
74 min
745
LPFPod - Episode 017 - Ian Roberts
Growing up in Australia, coming out while still playing Rugby and turning to acting - The Life of Ian Roberts
63 min
746
LPFPod - Episode 016 - Jozicats
1 min
747
LPFPod - Episode 015 - Kirk Walker
70 min
748
Same Team - Jack Murley
BBC reporter and commentator Jack Murley talks about growing up in Cornwall and the path to finding himself through his work.
64 min
749
LPFPod - Episode 014 - Nick Lee
89 min
750
LPFPod - Episode 013 - Matt Carter
58 min
751
Same Team - Josh Dixon
Former Team USA gymnast Josh Dixon talks about his unique family upbringing and coming out during his time at Stanford.
87 min
752
LPFPod - Episode 012 - Rachel McKinnon
I began this podcast with many goals, one of them is learning and truly understanding about the fight for trans athletes
88 min
753
LPFPod - Episode 011 - Richie Fagan
26 min
754
LPFPod - Episode 010 -Noel Guevara
92 min
755
Same Team - Tadd Fujikawa
Tadd Fujikawa, the first openly gay male professional golfer, talks about being the youngest person to ever compete at the US Open at the age of 15.
48 min
756
LPFPod - Episode 009 - Brock McGillis
From coming out to LGBT advocate in sport
97 min
757
LPFPod - Episode 008 - Coco Basket
76 min
758
Same Team - Rob Kearney
Strongman competitor Rob Kearney talks about being openly gay in a hyper masculine sport.
64 min
759
LPFPod - Episode 007 - Justice Horn
Collegiate wrestler and entering politics
59 min
760
LPFPod - Episode 006 - Andrew Ford
Sexuality in the church and in sports
63 min
761
Same Team - Joe Johnson
Team USA ice dancer Joe Johnson talks about his journey to the national stage and becoming one-half of the first openly LGBTQ dance team.
78 min
762
LPFPod - Episode 005 - Chris Voth
Growing up in Canada, Playing Volleyball for national team and overseas
61 min
763
Same Team - Alec Reitzel
Former collegiate swimmer Alec Reitzel discusses his religious upbringing in rural North Carolina and how a career-ending injury helped him out of the closet.
84 min
764
LPFPod - Episode 003 - Tom Bosworth
Race Walking, Olympics and pop culture with Tom Bosworth
53 min
765
LPFPod - Episode 004 - Kaitlyn Long
Bisexuality, track and field and the story of adoption
48 min
766
LPFPod - Episode 001 - Cyd Zeigler
LPFPod - My premier episode where I start where it all began for me, a conversation with Outsports Co-Founder Cyd Zeigler
56 min
767
LPFPod - Episode 002 - Eric Radford
Growing up in figure skating, coming out, olympics and music
60 min
768
Same Team - Anthony Bowens
Professional wrestler Anthony Bowens talks about the prominence of LGBTQ talent on the independent wrestling scene.
50 min
769
Same Team - Nick McCarvel
Nick McCarvel, a journalist who covers everything from tennis to figure skating, talks about growing up in a religious family in Montana and how he got into journalism.
64 min
770
Same Team - Peter Lovins
Peter Lovins, director of legal affairs for the Columbus Blue Jackets, talks about growing up as a gay Mormon in Alaska and the professional journey that took him across the country.
90 min
771
Same Team - Matt Pacifici
Former professional soccer player Matt Pacifici talks about coming out to the world via an Instagram post featuring a photo of he and his boyfriend.
48 min
772
Same Team - Fred Rosser (aka Darren Young)
Fred Rosser (aka Darren Young), the first openly gay wrestler in WWE, talks about his journey to come out of the closet.
44 min
773
Same Team - David Palumbo
David Palumbo, executive board member of the You Can Play Project, talks about the genesis of the organization.
47 min
774
Same Team - Xavier Colvin
Former Butler University linebacker Xavier Colvin talks about coming out a a gay man in front of his entire team.
60 min
775
Same Team - Eric Radford
Eric Radford, three-time Olympic medalist and two-time world champion in figure skating, talks about his career
43 min
776
Same Team - Derrick Gordon
Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay male Division I college basketball player, talks about his personal coming out journey.
55 min
777
Same Team - Tony Paul
Tony Paul from the Detroit News talks about his decision to come out on live television and his career in journalism
51 min
778
Same Team - Eric Lueshen
Eric Lueshen, former openly gay kicker at the University of Nebraska, talks about his experience as a Husker
60 min
779
Same Team - Jake Atlas
Jake Atlas talks about his meteoric rise in the world of professional wrestling
35 min
780
Same Team - Matt Lichtenstadter
Play-by-play analyst Matt Lichenstadter discusses his decision to come out as bisexual and the specific challenges of his journey
112 min
781
Same Team - Parrow (Part Two)
Parrow expands upon his career as a gay professional wrestler and why more opportunities for LGBTQ wrestlers don't exist
82 min
782
Same Team - Parrow (Part One)
Professional wrestler Parrow talks about being an openly gay man during the sport's current renaissance
65 min
783
Same Team - Alex Reimer
Radio personality Alex Reimer talks about his career and getting suspended for calling Tom Brady's daughter "annoying little pissant" on air
25 min
784
Same Team - Jessica Platt
Jessica Platt, the first transgender player in the Canadian Women's Hockey League, talks about her career and being a trailblazer for LGBTQ sports rights
21 min
785
Same Team - Cyd Zeigler
Cyd Zeigler, co-founder of Outsports, joins Same Team for its inaugural episode
32 min
786
Gay college football fan's goal: Visit all 130 ...
Gay college football fan on a stadium quest
28 min
787
San Francisco 49ers assistant Katie Sowers is f...
NFL has its first openly gay coach
29 min
788
Will gay athletes, coaches and referees be taun...
For years people have tried to offer answers about why there aren't more publicly out gay professional athletes in the big men's sports. One of the reasons give
37 min
789
St. Louis Cardinals deny Outsports a credential...
Why did St. Louis Cardinals deny Outsports a credential
29 min
790
What responsibilities do openly gay athletes have?
Openly gay athletes responsibility
30 min
791
A major college football player comes out as gay
Kansas State football player Scott Frantz comes out as gay
29 min
792
MMAFighting's Dave Doyle talks about being gay ...
Dave Doyle has kept his personal life separate from his private life for years. Now he talks about being gay in the world of MMA Fighting.
30 min
793
Coming out as gay in football in high school an...
Being gay in football
30 min
794
The future of LGBT sports events. Does homophob...
With the OutGames debacle behind us, we look at the future of LGBT sports events. Plus, do anti-LGBT comments like those of Margaret Court tarnish athletes?
29 min
795
Was an NHL player let off lightly for a gay slur?
Did Ryan Getzlaf deserve a suspension for gay slur
29 min
796
How same-sex marriage is empowering LGBT athletes
LGBT athletes getting married
29 min
797
Is ESPN laying people off because it's too gay?
Some people are saying ESPN is too gay for TV. Plus, an NHL prospect loves his moms.
29 min
798
Coming out quietly to everyone in the world
When World Champion Shawn Barber came out publicly this week, he did so very quietly. Others can do the same.
29 min
799
Swimmers and best friends come out to each othe...
Importance of friends when coming out
29 min
800
Outing trans people is the lowest of the low
Most people know that outing gay people is bad, yet many don't understand outing trans people can be even worse.
29 min