#44 - LGBTQIA+ News & Sports with Trayer Martinez

Beau my God

15-12-2022 • 25 mins

On this episode of Beau my God, host Beau Bradley (they/he) shares lots of current events in the news surrounding the LGBTQIA+ community including the safe return of olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner, the harrowing attack on Colorado Springs' Club Q, and the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act by President Biden, here in the United States.

Beau then is joined by Membership Director and DEI Advocate, Trayer Martinez (he/him) of Compete Sports Diversity. Trayer shares some history of the organization, how he became involved in sports diversity, and so much more! Trayer talks about Compete's upcoming Annual Membership Conference and the Compete Sports Diversity Awards occurring in January of 2023, in Las Vegas, and shares what is in the near future for Compete, including getting deeper into visibility for Women's sports!

Be sure to check out Compete Sports Diversity at www.competenetwork.com or @CompeteSportsDiversity on social media.

Don’t forget to rate us and follow along for more of your favorite Queer and Trans content we’re on most social platforms @beaumygodpod. Or Check us out at www.beaumygod.com.


References:

  1. https://competenetwork.com
  2. PRESIDENT BIDEN STATEMENT ON BG: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2022/12/08/remarks-by-president-biden-on-the-release-of-brittney-griner/
  3. CHERELLE GRINER STATEMENT ON BG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H38T8eXjQJc
  4. https://www.them.us/story/brittney-griner-released-from-russian-penal-colony
  5. https://apnews.com/article/brittney-griner-sports-prisons-united-states-government-and-politics-aeee54aed1f989223538cdb9c7a4df27
  6. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/11/us/brittney-griner-roger-carstens.html
  7. https://abcnews.go.com/US/lgbtq-community-deep-mourning-colorado-springs-shooting/story?id=93688317
  8. https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/colorado-springs-shooting-survivors-speak-congress-anti-lgbtq/story?id=95096918
  9. https://apnews.com/article/crime-shootings-colorado-hate-crimes-springs-b9be567920a55986c57af59535ac9f61
  10. https://www.cnbc.com/2022/12/13/biden-signs-respect-for-marriage-act-to-protect-same-sex-interracial-marriages.html

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