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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
4
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
10
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
12
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
21
The GAMEDAY TEA: Boxing with Pharrell Shaymar
the Pad Technician aka the Trans Technician Pharrell Shaymar
36 min
22
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
25
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
34
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
35
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
42
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
43
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
46
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
48
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
50
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
51
The Trans Sporter Room SPECIAL REPORT: The Wor...
Elite swimming and elite cycling to lock out transgender women athletes
108 min
52
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
55
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
58
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
60
The Trans Sporter Room Ep139 -- The Future in t...
Tales from a Canadian pioneer and a young voice across the pond.
75 min
61
The GAMEDAY TEA: Pride with Eli Danielson
Eli Danielson
27 min
62
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
63
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
64
The Trans Sporter Room Ep138 -- Pride 2022: The...
Happy Pride with friends old and new!
61 min
65
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
66
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
70
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
71
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
75
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
77
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
79
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
80
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
81
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
82
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
84
3 Strikes, You're Out: Dale Scott Returns
63 min
85
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
86
The Trans Sporter Room Ep132 -- Spotlight Speci...
Anti-trans groups are getting more aggressive. Here's why it matters
49 min
87
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
88
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
89
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
90
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
91
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
92
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
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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
100
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