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The lesbian trailblazer and multiple Grand Slam winner wrote a column in the Sunday Times of London that leans into transphobic rhetoric.   

February 17 2019 5:54 PM

Napoleon Jinnies is embracing his position as one of only three male cheerleaders in the NFL.

February 11 2019 1:56 PM

The state is hosting the NFL's big game, but other sports organizations won't take as kindly to Georgia's lack of LGBTQ protections.

February 03 2019 11:44 AM