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The Sports Kiki Ep. 150: Tony Dungy, Ivan Provo...
Alex talks about the anti-LGBTQ vitriol from Tony Dungy and Ivan Provorov defenders, and how they're telling on themselves with their extreme rhetoric.
16 min
2
The Trans Sporter Room Ep172 -- Blake and Kino ...
The brains behind a staller fancast join us to talk about themselves and the sport they love.
93 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Addressing the Woke Sports Fans
Woke Sports Fans
7 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 149: How the Flyers whiffed...
Alex speaks with Philadelphia Flyers writer Madeline Campbell about the team's disastrous handling of Ivan Provorov.
28 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 190: Harley R. Pageot
Grit & Glitter co-host Harley R. Pageot joins the show to chat his focus on covering pro wrestling, community and their own exploration of gender.
78 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep171 -- Iszac Henig: Co...
A story of competing and winning on one's own terms
69 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 148: Should anti-gay Tony D...
Alex talks about Tony Dungy's history of vehement anti-LGBTQ commentary, and whether he should still be part of NBC's NFL coverage.
15 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 189: Chuy Harris
Former Pro Wrestling Torch and Grit & Glitter contributor Chuy Harris joins the show to chat their experience in pro wrestling media.
98 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep170 -- Boxing, Bulldog...
Welcome to 2023. Shiny New Year, but some things aren't so new.
72 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 147: How sports leagues can...
Alex talks about how sports leagues can step up their LGBTQ support in 2023, because at this stage, just throwing Pride Nights isn't enough.
15 min
11
LGBT In The Ring Ep. 188: Wrestle Kingdom 17 w/...
Rachel Giuliani returns to the show for our annual breakdown of New Japan Pro Wrestling's pinnacle event, Wrestle Kingdom 17!
135 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 187: Haley Anne
We kick of Journo January with writer and podcaster Haley Anne (Fightful Overbooked, Wrestling Muse).
62 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep169 -- The 2022 TSR Al...
Sometimes a mess, sometimes we're stressed, but we made this podcast our best, thanks to all of our guests
78 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep168 -- 2022: The Year ...
A look back at one of the biggest stories in all of sports told from our transporter beams
86 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 146: Gay soccer journalist ...
Alex speaks with The Athletic's Adam Crafton about his experience covering the World Cup in Qatar as an out gay man.
40 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 186: 2022 QWI Awards w/ Em...
QWI season officially comes to a close as Brian & the crew from Grit & Glitter announce the 2022 QWI Awards winners as voted by you, the listeners!
96 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 185: 2022 QWI 200 w/ Lo Mc...
We welcome PWI columnists Lo McGrath and Pollo Del Mar to discuss the 2022 QWI 200 list!
95 min
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Trans Sporter Room Ep167 -- Holiday Special Edi...
Three big presents under the tree and stocking stuffers, too
113 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 145: An alternative take on...
Alex gets a different perspective on the Respect for Marriage Act. He speaks with Ben Miller, one half of "Bad Gays," about how same-sex marriage isn't what it appears to be.
27 min
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Trans Sporter Room Ep166 -- Karleigh Headline N...
There was so much news that we had to go Ted Turner on this!
37 min
21
The GAMEDAY Tea: The Story of UGA's Stetson Ben...
From walk-on to Heisman Finalist
10 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 144: The sad politicization...
On this week's show, a soon-to-be 30-year-old Alex bemoans the sad politicization of Brittney Griner, and is on the lookout for a certain troll who's been attacking him online.
17 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 184: Great Bambina Returns!
The Great Bambina returns for a candid conversation about the situation with Sterling and co-producing Full Queer events with Marco Mayur.
103 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep165 -- Leah Juliett an...
Two trans pageant pioneers seeking a special crown with pride and panoche
77 min
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The Sports Kiki Ep. 143: The problem with Lamar...
Alex discusses Lamar Jackson's reaction to blowback he received after tweeting an anti-gay insult, and how the LGBTQ Group of Death is faring in the World Cup.
15 min
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LGBT In The Ring Ep. 183: The End of WAC w/ Max...
WIthout A Cause Wrestling is closing up shop. Co-founder Max Zaleski sits down to explain why and relive 4 years under the neon.
58 min
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The Trans Sporter Room Ep164 -- The Gridiron Gi...
Looking ahead to the College Football and NFL Playoff final push
103 min
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The GAMEDAY TEA: Outsports Thanksgiving Leftovers
Outsports Articles So Good To Visit Again.
9 min
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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
32
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
41
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
42
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
43
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
45
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
50
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
55
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
58
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
61
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
63
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
64
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
81
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
85
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
90
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
91
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
92
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
95
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
97
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
99
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
100
The Sports Kiki Ep. 124: Brittney Griner's dete...
Alex discusses the shamefully muted reaction to Brittney Griner's detention in Russia.
16 min