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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 11: Lolo McGrath
Prime Time Pro Wrestling's Lolo McGrath stops by to chat their upcoming Butch v. Gore event and how pro wrestling can be even better for the queer community
82 min
LPFPod - Episode 041 - Chris Mosier
Talking to trans athlete Chris Mosier about his life, his sport and advocacy
50 min
Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep 8: Paralympian S...
Paralympian Stephanie Wheeler
36 min
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 10 Chris Mosier
Chris Mosier
37 min
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 10: TLC 2019 w/ Daniel Tra...
Daniel Trainer (Same Team podcast) joins Brian in picking through the plunder to find the good and bad from WWE's final pay-per-view of the decade
91 min
Extra Points: 5 Queer Sports Stories that'll Hi...
We predict 5 upcoming developments that'll help change sports culture in the coming year,
23 min
LPFPOD - Episode 040 - Daniel Trainor
A different type of episode, I chat with Daniel Trainor from SAME TEAM
68 min
Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep 7 Charley Cullen...
Charley Cullen Walters and Gold Meets Golden
24 min
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 9 Charlie Martin
Charlie Martin
47 min
3 Strikes, You're Out #8: Do Something, Cubs! w...
Do Something, Cubs!
65 min
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 9: Pro Wrestling Torch's E...
The Pro Wrestling Torch's Emily Fear (Grit & Glitter) stops by to talk women's pro wrestling, Ring of Honor's woes and her own entry to the pro wrestling fandom
83 min
Same Team - Brad Thorson
Former collegiate star Brad Thorson talks about getting kicked off the team at Wisconsin, how his football journey evolved, his eventual coming out and what led him into the world of STD testing.
91 min
Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep 6 Chelsea Wolfe
Chelsea Wolfe
36 min
The Trans Sporter Room EP 8 Juniper Simonis
Juniper Simonis, transgender athlete and biologist
34 min
3 Strikes, You're Out #7: THEEEEEEEEE Yankees D...
THEEEEEEEEE Yankees Drought
45 min
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 8: DOA Naughty or Nice w/ KC
Brian's partner, KC, joins the show to chat about DOA Naughty or Nice, featuring the Portland debut of Effy and MV Young!
44 min
Extra Points: How HIV changed the sports world
To mark World AIDS Day, we examine how HIV affected sports, why we seldom hear about it and how difficult it is to transmit the virus on the field.
29 min
LPFPod - Episode 039 - Dave Doyle
Coming out, getting involved with Mix Martial Arts (MMA), ALC (AIDS Lifecyle Ride) and so much more
59 min
Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep 5 Tom Bosworth
Tom Bosworth
37 min
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 7 Time Warp Review
Time Warp Review
46 min
3 Strikes, You're Out #6: The Cubs/Sox Thing wi...
The Cubs/Sox Thing
54 min
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 7: Takeover: Wargames and ...
The Same Team podcast's Daniel Trainor joins Brian to run through Survivor Series weekend and where NXT goes after the fight for "brand supremacy."
119 min
Same Team - Kate Scott
Legendary TV and radio broadcaster Kate Scott talks about the path to her current job at Pac 12 Network and being an openly gay woman in the world of sports journalism.
60 min
Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep4 Robbie Rogers
Robbie Rogers
30 min
The Trans Sporter Room Ep 6 Monica Roberts
Monica Roberts of TransGriot
48 min
3 Strikes, You're Out #5: Contreras Catches Our...
Contreras Catches Our Hearts
70 min
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
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
LPFPod - Episode 038 - Haley Videckis
Talking basketball, women's sports and the ESPNW Sports Summit
54 min
The Trans Sporter Room EP 5 Bethany Grace Howe
trans scholar Dr Bethany Grace Howe
53 min
3 Strikes, You're Out #4: Christian Yelich, Thi...
Christian Yelich, Thirst Trap MVP
31 min
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
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
LPFPod - Episode 037 - Brianne Jenner
Brianne Jenner talks about being a Canadian National hockey team member and part of the PWHPA
48 min
Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep 2 Amini Fonua
Out Olympian Swimmer Amini Fonua
39 min
The Trans Sporter Room Episode 4: Chloe Psyche ...
Chloe Psyche Anderson
36 min
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
Extra Points: Transgender athletes and the 2018...
Extra Points: Transgender athletes and "Man Made"
25 min
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
Five Rings to Rule Them All Episode 1: Adam Rippon
Adam Rippon
29 min
The Trans Sporter Room Ep3 JayCee Cooper
Trans powerlifter JayCee Cooper Juniper Eastwood Texas Trans Girl Terminator Dark Fate
46 min
3 Strikes, You're Out #3: Game 7 Aftermath with...
Game 7 Aftermath
39 min
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
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
3 Strikes, You're Out #2: World Series of Mood ...
World Series of Mood Swings
46 min
The Trans Sporter Room EP 2: NCAA Champion CeCé...
Transgender ID, Rachel McKinnon, CeCé Telfer and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
67 min
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
Extra Points: Disabled Athletes and the 2012 Fi...
We examine disabled athletes and sex after viewing the 2012 gay romantic drama "Morgan."
43 min
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
The Trans Sporter Room: Meet Jessica Firinn
Roller Derby athlete Jessica Firinn
42 min
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
Same Team - EFFY
Pro wrestler EFFY discusses the perils and power of being an openly LGBTQ performer on the independent scene
64 min
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
LPFPod - Episode 033 - Holly Custis
49 min
LPFPod - Episode 032 - Joe Altenau
59 min
LPFPod - Episode 031 - Richard Morris
50 min
LPFPod - Episode 030 - Micah Porter
50 min
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
LPFPod - Episode 028 - Gigi Fernandez
55 min
LPFPod - Episode 027 - Brian Vahaly
58 min
LPFPod - Episode 026 - Jake Barreau
62 min
LPFPod - Episode 025 - Dale Scott
97 min
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
LPFPod - Episode 023 - Chicago Dragons
52 min
LPFPod - Episode 022 - Jon Holmes
93 min
LPFPod - Episode 021 - Andy Brennan
60 min
LPFpod - Episode 020 - Luke Tuffs
52 min
LPFPod - Episode 019 - Kate Scott
2 min
LPFPod - Episode 018 - Anastasia Bucsis
1 min
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
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
LPFPod - Episode 016 - Jozicats
1 min
LPFPod - Episode 015 - Kirk Walker
70 min
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
LPFPod - Episode 014 - Nick Lee
89 min
LPFPod - Episode 013 - Matt Carter
58 min
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
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
LPFPod - Episode 011 - Richie Fagan
26 min
LPFPod - Episode 010 -Noel Guevara
92 min
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
LPFPod - Episode 009 - Brock McGillis
From coming out to LGBT advocate in sport
97 min
LPFPod - Episode 008 - Coco Basket
76 min
Same Team - Rob Kearney
Strongman competitor Rob Kearney talks about being openly gay in a hyper masculine sport.
64 min
LPFPod - Episode 007 - Justice Horn
Collegiate wrestler and entering politics
59 min
LPFPod - Episode 006 - Andrew Ford
Sexuality in the church and in sports
63 min
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
LPFPod - Episode 005 - Chris Voth
Growing up in Canada, Playing Volleyball for national team and overseas
61 min
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
LPFPod - Episode 003 - Tom Bosworth
Race Walking, Olympics and pop culture with Tom Bosworth
53 min
LPFPod - Episode 004 - Kaitlyn Long
Bisexuality, track and field and the story of adoption
48 min
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
LPFPod - Episode 002 - Eric Radford
Growing up in figure skating, coming out, olympics and music
60 min
Same Team - Anthony Bowens
Professional wrestler Anthony Bowens talks about the prominence of LGBTQ talent on the independent wrestling scene.
50 min
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
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
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
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
Same Team - David Palumbo
David Palumbo, executive board member of the You Can Play Project, talks about the genesis of the organization.
47 min
Same Team - Eric Radford
Eric Radford, three-time Olympic medalist and two-time world champion in figure skating, talks about his career
43 min