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The slur that made LGBT sports history: MLB punished Astros slugger George Springer for this crude comment

MLB Screengrab/Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Astros right fielder George Springer was caught on camera saying a vulgar anti-gay slur after being called out on strikes by umpire Angel Hernandez in April. All month long, Outsports is revisiting key moments in gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer sports history as part of LGBTQ history month. Today, following the Nationals’ 5-4 victory over the Astros in Game 1 of the World Series, we revisit April 2019, and the homophobic slur right fielder George Springer said from the dugout about one of the...
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Donald Trump Jr really wants you to know he doesn’t think trans women are women

Donald Trump Jr said it was “BS” that trans woman and athlete Rachel McKinnon won the Masters Track Cycling World Championships this weekend. The Canadian cyclist defended her sprint title in Manchester on Saturday, October 19, after becoming the first trans person to win the world championship last year, in the 35–44 age bracket. Trump Jr wrote on Twitter on Monday: “This BS will destroy women’s sports and everything so many amazing female athletes have worked their entire lives to achieve. “I couldn’t care less how you identify, but this isn’t...
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