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Transgender Athletes

Fallon Fox and the Legacy of Satchel Paige

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 12.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Just how good is Fallon Fox? We will probably never know. Just like Satchel Paige the odds are we will still be arguing this 30 after she has passed away.

Inspiring Transgender Golfer Helping Others Set Themselves Free

Ken Reed | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

Her quest to join the LPGA has resulted in a lot of media attention. As a result, she's embraced the opportunity to be a role model for others -- especially athletes -- who might be struggling with their gender identity and wondering if there's a place in the sports world for them.

Do Transgender Athletes Have an Unfair Advantage?

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 05.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Perhaps no transgender issue brings out more anger than the idea of transgender women competing in athletics. This was evident again when a female transgender CrossFit athlete was told, in writing, by the CrossFit governing body that she cannot compete as a woman.

No Openly Transgender Athletes Have Competed in the Olympics

Chris Mosier | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
Chris Mosier

Being ineligible to compete in the Olympics is not a true concern for me right now, but my eligibility in my sport of triathlon is: USA Triathlon follows the IOC's policy on transgender athletes.

Nike To Host LGBT Sports Leaders For Major Conference

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

We're not even halfway through the year and already 2013 has been filled with some of the most shocking, heartwarming, disappointing and insightful he...

Victory For The First Transgender MMA Fighter

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices

It's another amazing victory for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox, who won her first fight since coming out transgender. According to O...

Do Trans* People Work Out?

justin adkins | Posted 05.01.2013 | Gay Voices
justin adkins

Fear frequently keeps trans* people from working out and participating in athletics. I am interested in trans* athletes. I know that we do work out. But what are the barriers? How do we operate in gendered athletic spaces?

LOOK: 27 Inspiring Athletes Who Have Come Out Of The Closet

Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices

Jason Collins, a free agent who played with the Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards during the National Basketball Association's 2012-13 season,...

Transgender Golf Champ Has Eyes On The Prize -- At Age 62

Posted 03.18.2013 | Gay Voices

A Canadian golfer is hoping to become the first transgender woman to compete in the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). As Postmedia News...

Detroit Tigers Pitcher Says He'd Welcome A Gay Teammate

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The prospect of openly gay athletes playing professional sports has been the talk of the town in recent weeks. Now Detroit Tigers star pitcher Justin ...

MMA Fighter Comes Out As Transgender

Posted 03.06.2013 | Gay Voices

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox opens up about being transgender in a new interview with Outsports' Cyd Zeigler, but admits she has some l...