As a child, I loved watching wrestling. As I got older, however, the sport began to change, and the storylines became isolating. Fortunately, both fans and other wrestlers alike have made it clear that wrestling is no longer a business where bigotry is going to be tolerated.
“Would it be easier for you, if I wasn’t so fast? Would you prefer I hadn’t worked so hard?” Semenya is fast because she works hard to be at the top of her game; every single time. Much like any other athlete who dominates their sport from Simon Biles to Serena Williams to Billie Jean King and Abby Wambach. Which is why, I, Queer, African, Woman, Black, Failed Athlete, celebrate you Semenya and the work you have done for women like us; for whom our presence on global stages remains to be normalized.
Donna Heinel, an out lesbian and a prominent member of the LGBT Collegiate athletics community, has been indicted after receiving $1.3 million in bribes from wealthy families to admit their under-qualified children to USC.
28 very gay sports in very gay order.
Natalie chatted with Chelsea Bush, Kim McCauley, and Stephanie Yang about this weekend’s matchup, the Jaelene Hinkle controversy, and what’s in store for the USWNT at the 2019 World Cup.
The first “superfight” for women’s mixed martial arts is scheduled for the end of the year, heralding an explosive evening of sweat, blood, and tears — in Las Vegas, baby!
High school locker rooms don’t exactly scream comfort for anyone, but for LGBTQ youth they often present a whole new layer of issues.
Take this quiz so you can show up on the court and hype up your lesbianism to your fellow lesbian basketball players/lovers.
Lesbian, bi, and queer Olympic athletes and their galentines, long live the queer cafe, Pakistan passes new trans protections, black LGBT athletes paving the way, lots and lots of gay love that’s definitely not a lie, and a little Adam Rippon sparkle just because.
Here are five out lesbian and bisexual women athletes from all over the globe to cheer for in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
“By the end of the 1994 Winter Olympics, I was 12 years old and quite certain I’d picked the right side.”
Supporting roller derby is just about the queerest, feministest thing you can do.
Women athletes who came out before very recently risked everything to do so: their endorsements, their fans, their spots on their teams, their livelihoods, and sometimes even their own lives. Here are 22 lesbian, bisexual and trans women athletes who changed their games and changed the game for LGBTQ people by choosing to live openly.
Greetings, Gym Class! Blend up a protein shake and get ready to set a new personal best. It’s just you and the barbell, baby. Today’s article is all about powerlifting.
In addition to the basics, I’ll give you a brief rundown on safety and proper form, introduce you to the erg, and provide some sample workouts.
Tonight we’ll see if the defending champs can claim a decisive advantage in the series or if it’s just another case of history repeating. If it’s the latter, and this year’s WNBA Finals can even come close to matching the excitement of last year, basketball fans are in for a real treat.
This series will help you get started with your new favorite sport. Today, pop in your mouthguard and put up your dukes! This Gym Class is all about boxing.
Ah, the 1980s, when clothes and hair and music were hella dope but women were given the same courtesy as plants in Hollywood. Then along came women’s wrestling to shake television and gender roles way the fuck up.
We’re all doing our best.
Margaret Court insists that “tennis is full of lesbians.” Is she right?