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The Sports Kiki Ep. 49: Will Joe Biden's presid...
On this week's show, Alex tackles a question posed in USA Today: Will Joe Biden's presidency lead to more LGBTQ athletes coming out?
16 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #58: Remember Cubs Offsea...
39 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 70: Patches Chance
Wrestling journalist Patches Chance (DailyDDT) joins Brian to share his journey into the profession, how his bisexual identity informs his approach to coverage and his e-fed past.
91 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 65: Actor and MLB Fan Noah Ave...
Actor Noah Averbach-Katz shares stories from the set of Star Trek: Discovery
59 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Run Dezzy Run!
SF Midnight Runners Captain Dez Gouglas
36 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All: British sprinter C...
British sprinter Corinne Humphreys thinks empowering gay youth is paramount as she aims for a spot in Tokyo
30 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 48: Matt Lynch on coming-ou...
Alex speaks with Matt Lynch, the Division 1 men's college basketball coach who penned his viral coming-out story for Outsports last year. Alex and Matt talk about his instant ascension to gay celebrity and the lessons he's learned along the way. This season, Matt is an assistant coach for the UNC Wilimington women's team.
36 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out: Capitol Sedition
34 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 69: Wrestle Kingdom 15 w/ ...
Rachel Giuliani jins Brian to run through New Japan Pro Wrestling's premier event, including the crowing of Kota Ibushi, our king Toru Yano and the powerful vulnerability of Jay White
115 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 64: StarTrek.com's Kate Gardner
Talking Trek, LOST and coming out non-binary with StarTrek,com's Kate Gardner
37 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Talking Bodybuilding with Sith...
Sitha Lam talks Bodybuilding with D.Gil
27 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 33a - Publ...
Public health expert Stephanie Zaza on the future of football and the Olympics
31 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 47: College sports are brok...
Alex looks at the landscape of LGBTQ sports heading into 2021, including the unnecessarily eliminations of non-revenue college sports, which are needlessly harming LGBTQ athletes.
23 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #56: The Cleveland What? ...
27 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 68: QWI 100 & Brodie Lee
Brian Bell goes solo this week to discuss the passing of Brodie Lee and the 2020 QWI 100 list of the top 100 LGBTQ pro wrestlers.
35 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 63: Outsports Co-founder Jim B...
Outsports Co-founder Jim Buzinski pulls back the curtain on the Outsports Awards, Coming Out and Being Out features
37 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: 2020 Sports Review with J-Mac
A comedic review on 2020 sports
56 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All: Breakdancing in th...
Breakdancing is going to be in the 2024 Olympics. And there's actually precedent for it.
16 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 46: Champion track coach Mi...
"The Sports Kiki" is all about good conversations, and with that spirit, Alex welcomes on champion high school track & field coach Micah Porter for the final show of 2020. Micah, an Outsports mainstay, talks about coming out later in life, and for the first time, discusses his battle with alcoholism.
32 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #29A: Who's On First with...
Who's On First Christmas Special
49 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep 67: Jordan Blade
"The Anklebreaker" Jordan Blade discusses her historic 2020 and why representing Black bisexual women is one of her paramount concerns.
89 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 62: Verity Smith, USAPL, Boba ...
U.K. Rugger and Trans Advocate Verity Smith, USAPL, Boba Fett and Discovery
49 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Gay MMA Fighter Cody Galloway
A gay MMA fighter? Yes, they do exist!
26 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All: Olympic and hockey...
Olympic and hockey legend Meghan Duggan talks about being married to a rival, finally winning Olympic gold, and the Women's Sports Foundation
33 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 45: How one of the most ant...
Gay men were prohibited from donating blood at the height of the HIV-AIDS epidemic. The ban was whittled down to three months at the start of the pandemic, but now, the FDA is finally undergoing a study to repeal the ban outright. On this week's show, Alex talks with openly gay ABC reporter Tony Morrison, who's broken the story about the FDA's landmark study.
25 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #55: Teddy Ballgame's Las...
44 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 66: Nyla Rose Returns!
All Elite Wrestling's Nyla Rose returns to chat working with Director X on AEW's "Be Boundless" campaign and AEW's relationship with IMPACT and NWA.
48 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 61: Dr. Sheree Becker and Star...
Sports science researcher Dr. Sheree Becker and 'Tilly' on Star Trek: Discovery: Actress Mary Wiseman
51 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Etienne Aduya
Discussing what it's like being an gay athlete with Etienne Aduya
34 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All: Fiancees Anissa Ur...
Fiancees Anissa Urtez and Amanda Chidester are headed to the Olympics to play for Mexico and the USA
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 44: The relationship betwee...
It's Alex's birthday today! He celebrates with a new edition of "The Sports Kiki," where he interviews Alison Gill of American Atheists. Alex and Alison talk about the group's recent survey of nonreligious youth, and some of the biggest LGBTQ takeaways
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3 Strikes, You're Out #54: Braving the Pain wit...
51 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 65: Still Life with Aprico...
Brian sits down with pro wrestling's priceless work of art Still Life with Apricots & Pears to chat trans/non-binary issues in pro wrestling and finding themself through pro wrestling
80 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 60: Breanna Stewart, Tucker Ca...
Breanna Stewart, Tucker Carlson, Trans Bowler Christine Rebstock, Star Trek Discovery SPOILER
59 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Anton Hysén
Out gay professional soccer player Anton Hysén
33 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep. 53: Sex testing...
Minky Worden of the Human Rights Watch joins us this week to discuss sex testing in sports and LGBTQ rights in Japan ahead of the Tokyo Olympics
28 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 43: Remembering Pat Patters...
Alex looks back at the legacy of WWE legend Pat Patterson with Outsports contributor Brian Bell. Though Patterson didn't come out publicly until 2014, he was openly gay in the world of pro wrestling for decades -- dating back to the late 1950s and 60s.
30 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #53: Ballpark Rankings wi...
70 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 64: Rebel Kinney
Brian welcomes "The Psycho Dyke" Rebel Kinney to the show to discuss her in-ring inspiration, brashly representing the lesbian community & working to change the British wrestling scene.
70 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 59: Actor, Author, Activist Sc...
Karleigh and Dawn fangirl as they interview trailblazing actor, author, activist and Star Trek fan Scott Turner Schofield
54 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Talking Rugby with the Los Ang...
44 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep. 52: Olympic med...
Olympic medalist Ji Wallace talks coming out as gay, winning an Olympic medal, being unable to walk and onward to Brisbane 2032!
35 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 42: Barack Obama's admitted...
Happy Thanksgiving! On this week's show, Alex talks about what he's thankful for in LGBTQ sports, and Barack Obama admitting he used gay slurs on the basketball court as a teenager. Obama's admittance shows growth is possible, and why we shouldn't ostracize people for what they said as kids.
20 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #30 Revisited: Negro Leag...
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President Bob Kendrick
48 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 63: A Yuru-Chara & Chono T...
Brian & his partner, KC, celebrate Thanksgiving by unpacking a ridiculous match featuring Japanese mascots and Japanese pro wrestling legend Masahiro Chono!
34 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 58 Thanksgiving Feast
7 of our favorite guests: Lindsay Hecox, Mitch Harrison, Alice Soper, Katie Barnes, Curt Miller, Caitlyn Jenner, Kamora Herrington, Monica Roberts
56 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: A Virtual Thanksgiving with O...
2020 LGBTQ Sports Things We're Thankful For
26 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep. 51: Olympic his...
Olympic historian Tony Scupham-Bilton shares some of the great LGBTQ athlete stories you've likely never heard before
31 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 41: Trans sports trailblaze...
On this week's show, Alex comes trans sports trailblazer Kirsti Miller, who talks about life as a transgender athlete -- and her incredible life.
33 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #52: Nothing Compares 2 T...
34 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 62: The Great Bambina
We celebrate Trans Week of Awareness this week with Hoodslam's own The Great Bambina discussing her journey in pro wrestling and why 2020 is the year of the trans woman wrestler
106 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 57 Former Rugby Player Carolin...
Rugger turned filmmaker Caroline Layt beams up from Perth, Australia
58 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: The World Gay Boxing Champions...
48 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep. 50: Tom Daley s...
Tom Daley fan and Outsports contributor Ken Schultz talks about how his coming-out journey paralleled Daley's, plus why exactly he's such a fan
30 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 40: Male athletes accept ga...
On this week's show, Alex speaks with Professor Rory Magrath, who helped author a study looking at 60 coming-out stories of male athletes published on Outsports. The results show male athletes are overwhelmingly accepted of gay teammates
32 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #51: Tony La Russa...Why?...
41 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 61: AEW Full Gear 2020 & O...
LGBT In The Ring is jam packed this week as Out In The Ring director/producer Ryan Bruce Levey discusses his upcoming LGBTQ pro wrestling documentary and Fanbyte's Colette Arrand helps Brian unpack AEW Full Gear 2020.
143 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 56: Mom of Trans Student-Athle...
Eleanor Jones, Mother of 2 Boys: One Is Transgender
37 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: LGBTQ Sports Related Psycholog...
42 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All Ep. 49: Paralympian...
Ness Murby officially comes out in our interview and aims to be the first out trans athlete ever at the Paralympics or Olympics
39 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 39: For the media, this ele...
On this week's show, Alex talks about our never-ending election, and why Donald Trump's showing should be a wakeup call for everyone in the media, himself included.
19 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 60: Paris Is Bumping w/ DJ...
DJ Accident Report (The Nobodies, Judgement) shares his firsthand account of Paris Is Bumping with Brian and discusses the impact of the ballroom/wrestling hybrid event.
68 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 55b Katie Barnes of espnW and ...
espnW's Sports and Culture Writer Katie Barnes and Trans Candidates Win!
44 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: LGBTQ Sports Activism with Ama...
46 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 48 - NOlym...
A group of community organizers are trying to cancel the Olympics due to human rights violations including transphobia and 'pinkwashing'
41 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 38: Why it's important for ...
Alex chats with a member of the Outsports family, Anthony Nicodemo. They discuss the troubling state of schools, the presidential election, and why it's important for LGBTQ people to be involved in politics.
32 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #50: World Series Retrosp...
57 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 59: Jared Evans
Pro wrestler Jared Evans sits down to chat Paris Is Bumping, his surprisingly successful 2020 and moving past his early career tribulations.
120 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 54: Helen Carroll and Star Tre...
Karleigh and Dawn talk with NCLR's legendary athletic director Helen Carroll and non-binary actor Blu del Barrio of Star Trek Discovery
59 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Styling Athletes with LBGTQ+ a...
41 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 47 - Snowb...
Snowboarder Callan Chythlook-Sifsof on being the first Indigenous Alaskan to represent Team USA and coming out during the Sochi Olympics
37 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 37: Ryan Russell
On this week's show, Alex speaks with NFL free agent Ryan Russell, who publicly came out last year as bisexual. Alex and Ryan talk about his recent essay about the NFL's support for the LGBTQ community, and whether it's superficial.
44 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #49: The Lone Star Series...
32 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 58: The Runway (Tyler Klei...
Tyler Klein and Calvin Couture, together known as The Runway, sit down to talk about how they came together and the freedom pro wrestling provides.
93 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 53: Fordham WBB Alum Bryson Ca...
College athlete comes out as trans, Feds win 1, lose 1, Amy Coney Barrett lies, ST:Disco SCOOP!
52 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Bad Sports Relationships
6 Reasons Why We Are In Bad Sports Relationships
20 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 46 - The O...
The Olympics and Gay Games tussle with human rights in China. Plus, what is ahead for Iran, as well as trans athletes, in Tokyo?
22 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 36: Is it offensive to say ...
On this week's show, Alex discusses Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barett using the term "sexual preference" in her confirmation hearing, and why focusing on the phrase distracts from the real threat she poses to the LGBTQ community.
18 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #48: Kershaw Groundhog Da...
45 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 57: EFFY's Big Gay Brunch ...
Elm Hill (Wrestling with Gender) joins Brian to breakdown one of the queerest pro wrestling events of all time: EFFY's Big Gay Brunch!
95 min
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Transporter Rm Ep52 RIP Monica Roberts
Remembering Monica Roberts with Kamora Herrington and friends
80 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Torch George
Torch George of the Harlem Globetrotters
35 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 45 - Olymp...
Olympic figure skater Jorik Hendrickx talks about coming out days before the 2018 Olympics
23 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 35: Israel Gutierrez of ESPN
On this week's show, Alex speaks with ESPN's Israel Gutierrez about his powerful coming out story, personal tragedy, and the journey to living a fulfilled life as an openly gay man in sports media. Happy National Coming Out Day!
41 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #47: Please God, Not the ...
45 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 56: Nyla Rose
Former AEW Women's World Champion Nyla Rose joins the show to chat trans visibility in wrestling, breaking barriers for LGBTQ wrestlers and AEW Dynamite's one-year anniversary!
42 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 55: EFFY Returns
EFFY joins Brian to preview Saturday's Big Gay Brunch and discuss the empowering nature of the LGBTQ pro wrestling showcase event.
88 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 51: Out Transgender Soccer Pla...
Quinn, out transgender soccer player
44 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Soccer and LGBT Activism with ...
Soccer and LGBT Activism with Henry Bethell
27 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 44 - Olymp...
For National Coming Out Day, we revisit some of the coming out stories of Olympians from household names like Megan Rapinoe to other impactful athletes like Karen Hultzer
22 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 34: Jeff Rueter from The At...
On this week's show, Alex chats with Jeff Rueter, who's a staff writer at The Athletic covering professional soccer. Alex and Jeff talk about the Collin Martin story, and Jeff's coming out as bisexual on Bi Visibility Day.
37 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #46: Contract the Marlins...
35 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 54: Solo Darling
Bi+ Awareness Month wraps up as Solo Darling joins the show to discuss coming out as pansexual earlier this year, bi+ fetishization & the power in living your truth!
67 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 50: Runner/Author Cate Spice
We are doomed by SCOTUS nominee; Trans athlete Cate Spice of New Zealand writes LGBT Fantasy books for children
32 min
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Five Rings To Rule Them All, Episode 43 - Ban I...
The movement to ban Iran from the Olympic Games after the murder of Navid Afkari and LGBTQ people is gaining momentum
22 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 33: Aria DiMezzo, trans sat...
On this week's show, Alex interviews Aria DiMezzo, who is a trans satanist anarchist running for sheriff in New Hampshire. Alex asks Aria about her belief system and decision to run in the Republican primary -- and how she won it.
25 min
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3 Strikes, You're Out #45: WOKE in Cincinnati w...
45 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 53: Keita Murray
Bi+ Awareness Month rolls on as Brian welcomes the Bisexual King Keita Murray to chat how he realized the power putting his identity in the ring truly held.
62 min
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Trans Sporter Rm 49 Lamont, HBO, SCOTUS
CT. Gov. Lamont breaks silence, HBO Real Sports spikes trans student athlete segment, SCOTUS post-Ginsburg
39 min
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LPFPod - 060 - Dawn Ennis
My last episode
36 min