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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
22
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
32
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
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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
35
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
40
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
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 153: Out In The Ring Direc...
Brian Bell welcomes back Ry Levey, director of the new LGBTQ pro wrestling documentary "Out In The Ring," the most comprehensive history of queer identities in pro wrestling history.
99 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep136 -- The Puget Sound...
America's most eccentric sports town has a softball team put inclusion on the front of jersey
86 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 116: Should Mark Jackson ha...
Alex talks about some enraging topics on this week's show, including more allegations of homophobia against Mark Jackson and outrageous comments from golf legend Greg Norman about discrimination against LGBTQ people.
23 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 152: Darwin Finch
We're nerding out this week as we welcome "The Punk Rock Poindexter" Darwin Finch to the show!
87 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep135 -- Natalie Washing...
How a midfielder is making a difference on and off the pitch for inclusion
76 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Being the Best Role Model You ...
Queer Role Models
23 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 115: The Madison Cawthorn saga
Alex covers several topics on this week's show, including the latest on Brittney Griner, and his outrage over the commentary about Madison Cawthorn's leaked videos.
21 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 151: Pollo Del Mar Returns!
The "Manager of Champions" Pollo Del Mar returns to the show to chat GCW, NWA and her upcoming lip sync battle with Washington Heights.
62 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep134 -- Danielle McLean...
Trans joy on ice amid the continuing cold war
65 min
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Olympian Keith Frostad shares stories of homoph...
Gay Olympian Keith Frostad shares stories of homophobia he endured, as well as support, around the 1992 Olympics - Five Rings To Rule Them All
36 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 114: Gay college soccer cap...
Alex welcomes on college soccer captain Couper Gunn, who shares his his sexual assault survivor history and talks about why he's going public with his experiences.
35 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep133 -- Election 2022: ...
Coming to a ballot box near you. Trans people in sport are the catalyst for the fear vote
54 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Yet Another Reason Why LGBTQ+ ...
LGBTQ+ Inclusion In Sports
9 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 113: Being #FlippingExhaust...
Alex talks about the #FlippingExhausted campaign to protest anti-trans sports ban, and his spot on a very desirable list.
21 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out: Dale Scott Returns
63 min
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LGBT IN The Ring Ep. 150: J-Rose Returns!
Pro wrestling creator J-Rose returns to the show to chat his new promotion, Naptown All-Pro, and cultivating the Indianapolis indie wrestling scene.
98 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep132 -- Spotlight Speci...
Anti-trans groups are getting more aggressive. Here's why it matters
49 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 149: GCW For The Culture 2022
Brian is joined by their fiance, KC, to relive the celebration of Black pro wrestling at GCW For The Culture 2022.
72 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 112: How Magic Johnson came...
Alex talks about an interview Magic Johnson and his gay son, EJ, gave about their evolving relationship, and how their story shows the complexities of people.
16 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep131 -- TSR HOME AND HO...
Cybernaume's Maia Kahlke Lorentzen and volleyball ace Nadia Jacobsen host a reunion round 2
87 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 111: The special relationsh...
Alex talks about MLB Opening Day, and the special relationship baseball teams seem to enjoy with their cities' LGBTQ communities.
18 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 148: WrestleMania 38 Night...
We welcome Darnell Mitchell to the show to chat the second night of WrestleMania 38, including an amazing performance from Sami Zayn and the Women's Tag Team title match.
94 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 147: EFFY's Big Gay Brunch...
Diana Ramsey joins the show to discuss the LGBTQ main event of WrestleMania week: EFFY's Big Gay Brunch Dallas!
94 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 146: WrestleMania 38 Night...
Cody's return, Bianca's conquest and the final match of an icon highlight discussion of WrestleMania 38 Night 1!
90 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep130 -- Dr. Veronica Ivy
A candid conversation with the two-time UCI track cycling champion
102 min
70
The Sports Kiki Ep. 110: Get ready for the Emil...
Alex talks about Emily Bridges, the transgender cyclist who won championships against men, and is now slated to compete against women. This promises to be an even bigger story than Lia Thomas.
16 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 145: Sonya Deville
With WrestleMania on the horizon, WWE's Sonya Deville joins the show to chat the big event and LGBTQ visibility
22 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 144: EFFY Is Fine
Days before EFFY's Big Gay Brunch takes Dallas at WrestleMania week, EFFY sits down to chat about his incredible year and making Texas gayer.
87 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep129 -- Match Of The Da...
TRUK United FC vs. Dulwich Hamlet FC to play a historic match on Transgender Day of Visibility...
60 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: An Epic Sports March Madness
D.Gil's take on an epic March Madness
20 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 109: Should Thom Brennaman ...
Alex talks about Cyd Zeigler's feature story on Thom Brennaman, and whether he deserves a second chance.
19 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 143: Dark Sheik Returns!
Legendary pro wrestler Dark Sheik returns to chat her rise in GCW, Bringing Hoodslam back to a wanting Bay Area crowd and being named to Paris Honors
69 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep128 -- After Atlanta, ...
NCAA Swimming, Lia, Iszac, TERF tiffs, and our Captain sits in
62 min
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Olympian Nicole Heavirland came out after years...
Olympian Nicole Heavirland came out after years of telling herself she never could and found love and support - Five Rings To Rule Them All
22 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 108: The complexities of th...
Alex talks about the complexities of the Brittney Griner case, and why raising widespread outrage may not be the best way to pressure Russia.
20 min
80
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 142: Mateo Valentine
Chicago-based pro wrestler Mateo Valentine joins the show to chat NLS Is For Everyone and advancing Asian-American representation in the ring.
104 min
81
The Trans Sporter Room Ep127 -- Chelsea Poe on ...
A discussion at the intersection of erotica, sports and the politic of the body
71 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Sports Marketing & More with Z...
Zeke Goldsmith
31 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 107: The big deal about NBA...
Alex discusses Outsports' expose into old anti-gay tweets from 40 NBA players, and why their words matter -- regardless of when they were written.
22 min
84
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 141: AEW Revolution 2022 w...
FanFyte editor Colette Arrand returns to unpack AEW's latest pay-per-view event, AEW Revolution.
115 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep126 -- Rep. Stephanie ...
How a trans woman on the legislative floor is leading a counter offensive against anti-trans bills
60 min
86
Paul Poirier competed in his second Olympics an...
Paul Poirier came out as gay and then competed in his second Olympics. He and partner Piper Gilles had a top-10 finish - Five Rings To Rule Them All
33 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 106: Good on Red Sox for im...
22 min
88
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 140: Kota Holliday
Pro wrestler Kota Holliday joins the show to chat NLS Is For Everyone, imposter syndrome and her rookie year in the ring.
109 min
89
Trans Sporter Room Ep125 -- Kyla Paterson: A D...
A report from a fight for inclusion from a special place in the history of American sport
60 min
90
The GAMEDAY TEA: Josh Jones - All In Racing
Josh Jones: All In Racing
37 min
91
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 139: Papa Jace
Las Vegas' Proud Papa, Papa Jace, joins the show to chat reinventing himself and finding comfort in queer self-expression in pro wrestling
90 min
92
The Trans Sporter Room Ep124 -- Alejandra Carab...
A trans-eye view of history being made in college sports
69 min
93
The GAMEDAY TEA: Celebrating LGBTQ Athletes in ...
Black History Month
12 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 105: Kamila Valieva was fai...
Alex spends the bulk of the show this week discussing the Kamila Valieva doping scandal, and how the phenom teenage Russian skater was failed by the adults around her.
17 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 138: Trish Adora
Pan-Afrikan World Diaspora Wrestling champion Trish Adora joins the show to chat F1ght Club, ROH and what she wrestles for.
74 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep123 -- A TSR Triplehea...
Three guests each looking at the trans inclusion discussion on a big week
73 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 104: The struggles of being...
In honor of Super Bowl Sunday, Alex dedicates his show this week to talking about the struggles of being a gay football fan, and his experience navigating sports fandom and gay life.
19 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 137: Billy Dixon
The 2021 QWI #1 ranked wrestler and Pro Wrestling Vibe founder Billy Dixon returns to chat Pride and Vibe Weekend, F1ght Club and the state of queer pro wrestling
85 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 136: Kidd Bandit
The Protagonist of Pro Wrestling Kidd Bandit joins the show to talk their rapid rise and how wrestling helped them come out as non-binary
95 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep122 -- Angel Flores on...
A strength sports sensation in the making talks about her journey, her rise and an ambition to make difference
78 min