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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 182: Jai Vidal Signs With ...
On special Monday edition of LGBT In The Ring, Jai Vidal sits down to discuss signing with IMPACT Wrestling
22 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 181: "Ravenous" Randy Myers
Defy World champion "Ravenous" Randy Myers joins the show just days before his return to Defy after 2-plus years
69 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 180: A Non-Binary Nightmar...
Brian and KC celebrate Thanksgiving with Max The Impaler, Pom Harajuku and the spoils of Tokyo Joshi Pro.
29 min
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Trans Sporter Room Ep163 -- Tragedy, Controvers...
The tragedy of Colorado Springs loomed large over Thanksgiving Week
73 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 142: Dr. Nasser Mohammed on...
Alex speaks with Dr. Nasser Mohammed, a native Qatari who broke barriers and publicly came out as gay earlier this year.
27 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 179: Joshua City
Joshua City joins the show to delve into his 9 year journey back to wrestling after contracting HIV and using wrestling to educate the public on the realities of living with HIV
82 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep161 -- Patricio Manuel...
Four years after his trailblazing debut, It's past time for fight number 2 #JustSayin'
74 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Skimo and more with trans athl...
Trans Awareness Week Special
27 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 141: Election results show ...
Alex talks about how the election results show that Republican attempts to fear-monger about LGBTQ people failed
14 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 178: Ashton Starr
Ashton Starr sits down to chat his "Starrfire" documentary, carving a path all his own in pro wrestling and Mariah Carey season.
81 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep160 -- TSR Election 20...
History made for a trans athlete-turned-candidate in an off-year nailbiter
49 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: D.Gil's Sports-Related Powerba...
Powerball Sports Purchases
8 min
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Krashlyn! Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris on thei...
Krashlyn! Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris on raising two kids and two dogs, embraced by major brands and inspiring kids - Five Rings To Rule Them All
23 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 140: Explaining the drug chart
Alex speaks with Noel Ruiz of Impulse Group, an LGBTQ advocacy organization, about their viral drug chart and how it applies to the health and wellness of gay men.
28 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 177: Killian McMurphy Retu...
Cassandro Cup winner Killian McMurphy chats Pro Wrestling Vibe Prime Time Vibes, his "Gay President" era and invading the PWI office.
68 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 176: Kota Holliday Returns!
Kota Holliday returns to talk Women's MMA, running her first pro wrestling show and pacing out her pro wrestling career.
97 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep159 -- A Curious Case ...
How some trans-student sports hysteria got sniffed out by a southern scoop
63 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 139: Sounding the alarm abo...
Alex discusses the Human Rights Watch's latest report about the disturbing treatment of LGBTQ people in Qatar, and how it should be discussed heading into next month's World Cup.
10 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 175: Power! Pride! Pro Wre...
Cincinnati Pride's Heather Owens joins the show to chat the city's first LGBTQ pro wrestling event, Power! Pride! Pro Wrestling!
55 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep158 -- The Trans Women...
It began as a documentary interview...and then a hero came along
41 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Gayme Time Sports with Scott U...
LGBTQ+ History Month
21 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 138: Should pro soccer play...
Alex discusses pro soccer player Jaelene Daniels being cut from the North Carolina Courage, and whether she deserves to be blacklisted from the NWSL for her anti-LGBTQ views.
19 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep157 -- Rio Pearlstein:...
A young gun seeks to hit the greens and make sure trans youth are seen
58 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 137: What's the real reason...
To commemorate National Coming Out Day, Alex looks at the lack of out male LGBTQ athletes, and some of the surprising real reasons why.
23 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 174: Kayla Sparks
"The Spice Ranger" Kayla Sparks joins the show to reflect on her wrestling debut 20 years ago and returning to the ring after 14 years away.
73 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep156 -- Coming Out Day ...
A young reporter goes out and proud while being live and local.
69 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Mets Collapse? Braves Resurgen...
Talkin' the Mets and Braves 2022 season.
34 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 136: Eyal Feldman, CEO of B...
Alex speaks with Eyal Feldman, CEO of Boy Butter, about why his lube company is now advertising during NFL games.
35 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 173: Anton Voorhees
Hoodslam's own Anton Voorhees joins the show to talk about coming out, forming The Caution and helping build Hoodslam's sibling promotion, GLAM!
110 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep155 -- The Dystopia Re...
Coach Layne Ingram and Dr. Phil to chop things up this week!
52 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Burning Man 2022 with Cyd Zeigler
A recap of Burning Man 2022
34 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 135: Mackenzie Dunford, non...
Alex speaks with Mackenzie Dunford, an out bisexual and non-binary Canadian junior football player about how they're trying to make the gridiron a more inclusive place.
29 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep154 -- Jenna Weiner: M...
A look at how outsiders are setting inclusionary trends in sports
56 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 134: Are girls leaving high...
Alex talks about the NBA giving Anthony Edwards a light punishment for anti-gay language, UMass Football hosting Liberty for its Pride Day and a Wall Street Journal story about why girls are fleeing high school basketball.
19 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 172: Justine Ward
Canadian pro wrestler Justine Ward sits down to discuss their pro wrestling journey and carving their own path in the Maritimes.
75 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep153 -- Aces, Races, Sp...
An opinion on inclusion has some a little flustered. Can we talk about it? LET'S TALK ABOUT IT!
36 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 133: Introducing the only L...
Alex chats with Sheri Johnson, the CEO of Strong Voices Television, the only LGBTQ-focused streaming service.
31 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 171: Keita Returns!
"Ruler of Realms" Keita returns to the show to discuss CasGayDia, finding a new intensity and developing into a West Coast mainstay
81 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep152 -- Trans Star Powe...
Two mavericks talk about their sport, their journey and what it means to them and all of us
87 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Talk'n Equestrian with Jordan ...
Equestrian with Jordan Lucas
17 min
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The Sports Kiki 132: What makes quarterbacks so...
To celebrate the start of NFL season, Alex runs through a ranking of the hottest quarterbacks in the game, and explores whether they're actually the most attractive players on the field.
19 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 170: EFFY's Big Gay Brunch...
Patches Chance (Let Them Wrestle) joins Brian to recap the 5th Big Gay Brunch from GCW's Second City Summit
72 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep151 -- The Post-Kiwi F...
Good bye and good riddance, Kiwi Farms. But, the struggle continues.
77 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 131: Revisiting Manti Te'o ...
Alex reviews the Netflix documentary about Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend, and how the media shamefully turned the victim into a laughingstock.
23 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 169: Abigail Warren
"La Bruja" Abigail Warren sits down to chat transitioning during her wrestling career, being a YouTuber and finding herself in the ring
74 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep150 -- The TSR Gridiro...
Karleigh. Chelsea. Shauna: The TSR Football Roundtable on the Road to the CFP and Super Bowl LVII
86 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 130: John Edward Heath, Par...
Alex chats with John Edward Heath, an amputated veteran who's training to compete in his first Paralympics.
29 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 168: Rubber Match Panel
Brian Bell sits down with the creative team behind the queer love/pro wrestling comic book "Rubber Match"
64 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep149 -- Stephanie Helms...
Aye! Aye! for inclusion.
80 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 129: Fighting back against ...
Alex speaks with Dr. Laurie Essig, the co-author of the provocative Boston Globe op-ed: "Bachelorette parties in P-town often destroy safe spaces for LGBTQ+ people."
21 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 167: Gisele Shaw
IMPACT's Gisele Shaw sits down to chat Lone Star Stampede, her coming out moment and owning her journey.
32 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Boxing with Pharrell Shaymar
the Pad Technician aka the Trans Technician Pharrell Shaymar
36 min
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Revisiting the historic 1992 Barcelona Olympics...
Revisiting the historic 1992 Barcelona Olympics and some of its memorable stars and storylines, with Zachary Draves - Five Rings To Rule Them All
30 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 128: NFL reporter Henry McK...
Alex chats with Fox Sports NFL writer Henry McKenna about Carl Nassib's status, and when it's time to legitimately wonder whether his sexuality is keeping him on the market.
24 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 166: Bryn Thorne
The "Belle of the Brawl" Bryn Thorne stops by the show to talk PrideStyle, Party Hard Wrestling and the lessons learned from starting in pro wrestling so young.
70 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep148 -- REWIND: Dr. Jai...
A view from the past for context on a current view of press coverage of the inclusion issue
57 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 165: Wrestle Queerdom
Brian and KC sit town to discuss Wrestle Queerdom and the controversies heading into the event.
70 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 127: Brittney Griner's Russ...
Alex discusses Brittney Griner's absurd 9.5-year prison sentence, and the sickening gloating that's going on at her expense in some right-wing circles
15 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep147 -- Sasha Acheson: ...
A former England international and current coach speaks out against the rugby bans
65 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: D.Gil's NFL Preview
Spilin' Tea on the 2022 NFL Season
19 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 164: Black Girl Magik 2 w/...
Black Girl Magik founder and wrestler Spice Spiegel returns to the show to talk the brand's second event on Aug. 19 and her quest to be sponsored by Dr. Pepper.
77 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep145 --Bethany Cyrtmus ...
Out of the ashes of scandal, savvy soccer player seeks to build a new paradigm on the pitch
70 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 126: Can Charles Barkley be...
Alex talks about Charles Barkley's strong support of LGBTQ people, and whether he can still be an LGBTQ ally while working for the Saudi-backed LIV Golf.
20 min
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3 Strikes You're Out: A League of Maybelle Blai...
19 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 163: Wrestle Queerdom
Brian Bell welcomes back Trans Graps founder Sally to preview her event Wrestle Queerdom and discuss how it came together.
93 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep146 -- Jacqueline Cook...
A trans gridder earns all-star status in her rookie season in Women's Football Alliance top division
64 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Pat Gotham with Pride Sports USA
Recreational Sports
27 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 125: Our disastrous respons...
Alex discusses the federal government's disastrous response to the Monkeypox outbreak with Christopher Vasquez, the comms director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights, a national civil rights organization for all LGBTQ people.
21 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 162: Val Capone
Ring announcer/commentator Val Capone joins the show to chat her accidental entry into pro wrestling, bi erasure and her connection to Capone family.
95 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep144 -- Verity Smith an...
Yes Virginia, trans men are playing at some of the highest levels
93 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 161: Welcome To CasGaydia
Brian Bell and two surprise guests announce the largest project in LGBT In The Ring's history: CasGaydia!
41 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 124: Brittney Griner's dete...
Alex discusses the shamefully muted reaction to Brittney Griner's detention in Russia.
16 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep143 -- You Know You're...
A primer on what anti-trans people and organizations are saying out loud even more
56 min
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Briana Scurry had to make her Greatest Save aft...
Briana Scurry was The Only black woman and out lesbian on the 1999 USWNT, and then she had to make her Greatest Save and save herself - Five Rings To Rule Them All
35 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 123: Out pro soccer player ...
Alex chats with out pro soccer player Collin Martin about his coming out and why it was a "living nightmare" when his team forfeited a game after he was called an anti-gay slur by an opponent.
26 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 160: Jensen Ryan
To close out Pride month, Brian welcomes "The Dark Prince" Jensen Ryan to discuss his pro wrestling journey and ghosts.
54 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep142 -- Viva Transphobi...
It happened in Vegas but the venom won't stay there and what lies in the shadows.
68 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: LGBTQ+ Sports Advocacy with Mi...
Micah Porter
30 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 159: Paris Is Bumping: The...
Brian and KC relive the latest Paris Is Bumping event, including the first all-trans-femme main event in pro wrestling history
79 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 122: They're coming for LGB...
Alex talks about FINA's unjust ban on transgender women, and how the Supreme Court is preparing to slash LGBTQ rights next.
26 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 158: Cassandro Cup 2
Brian and KC return from Pride & VIBE Weekend to discuss the second Cassandro Cup, including the queer rumble and Billy Dixon's retirement match.
57 min
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The Trans Sporter Room SPECIAL REPORT: The Wor...
Elite swimming and elite cycling to lock out transgender women athletes
108 min
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Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero is now a succe...
Angela Ruggiero won Olympic gold, silver and bronze. Now she's a successful businesswoman, navigating the world of sports while combating gender inequality - Five Rings To Rule Them All
27 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 121: The disgusting pushbac...
Alex praises the words of straight MLB allies Liam Hendriks and Kevin Youkilis, and expresses his concern over the venomous pushback to Red Sox Pride Night on social media.
23 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 157: Eddy McQueen
Trailblazing pro wrestler Eddy McQueen joins the show to chat Pride & VIBE Weekend, his Paris Honors induction and carving a path for LGBTQ people in the wrestling world.
77 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep140 -- Ina Fried on Co...
Axios' chief technology correspondent continues to blaze new paths
63 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Pride and Soul with Nicholas S...
TheRealNicks
37 min
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Kristie Mewis on the Olympics, falling in love ...
Kristie Mewis talks about being on Team USA at the Olympics in women's soccer, falling in love with Sam Kerr and being out - Five Rings To Rule Them All
21 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 120: Michael Powell of the ...
Alex chats with Michael Powell of the New York Times, who recently wrote the feature story, "What Lia Thomas could mean for women's elite sports."
29 min
90
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 156: Sandra Moone
#S4TB's Sandra Moone joins the show to chat coming out one year ago, her PrideStyle Pro title match and breaking out on the national independent wrestling scene.
69 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep139 -- The Future in t...
Tales from a Canadian pioneer and a young voice across the pond.
75 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Pride with Eli Danielson
Eli Danielson
27 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 119: Patriots rebuke homoph...
Alex credits the New England Patriots for publicly rebuking homophobic fans, and former NFL tight end Desmond Clark for posting a heartfelt message addressed to his transgender son.
18 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 155: IWTV World Champ AC Mack
IWTV World champion AC Mack returns to the show to recount his historic title win, IWTV's The Life Of series and the Southeast First movement.
80 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep138 -- Pride 2022: The...
Happy Pride with friends old and new!
61 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 118: Warriors reporter gets...
Alex talks about U.S. soccer officially banning anti-LGBTQ chants, and Warriors reporter Mark Haynes getting caught with at least 56 hateful tweets from his past.
16 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out: Dodgers Pride with Erik ...
32 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 154: Billy Dixon
2021 QWI 200 #1 Billy Dixon returns to talk his decision to retire from wrestling and Pro Wrestling Vibe's Pride & Vibe Weekend festival
92 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep137 -- A Week of Hist...
Looking back and looking forward as we head into Pride 2022
63 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 117: Pro soccer player Jake...
Alex talks about 17-year-old English pro soccer Jake Daniels coming out, and how he's been widely embraced. But is he being embraced because he presents as heteronormative?
17 min