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It’s time to celebrate trans sports heroes

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Shelby Weldon This has been an especially challenging time for the transgender community, particularly for our out athletes. Trans girls and women have been targeted, misgendered, mistreated and worse. And trans boys and men have not been exempt from hate.

In response to the growing and unprecedented level of anti-transgender venom that has spread all around the world, Outsports has partnered with NCLR — The National Center for Lesbian Rights — to introduce a new set of awards, to salute the perseverance of trans athletes, and call attention to their inspiring decision to soldier on, and reach for the stars. We call them The Outsports Triumph Awards.

There are seven awards in all, and each one will recognize and pay tribute to the bravest of the brave, culminating in a special honor for one out transgender sports legend on March 31, the Trans Day of Visibility.

Although we typically announce awards in December, when the year winds to a close, starting tomorrow, March 25, we will announce a new winner every day for the rest of this month. Some names you know; others are only now making a name for themselves in LGBTQ sports. They are young, old and in between, […]

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