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Level Playing Field - A LGBT sports podcast

Sep 11, 2019

I got together with Athena Del Rosario a few weeks ago in our local library and had a discussion about her life. Transitioning in the 90's was tough without doctors and the internet but Athena found a way to start the process before seeing her first doctor. After the 2008 recession, Athena used a short stint in the...


Aug 20, 2019

As a kid my family would all go and watch great USA vs USSR volleyball matches and from there I fell in love with the sport. This week I host my second person involved in volleyball when I speak with Oklahoma Assistant volleyball coach Jake Barreau. After we talk about Jake coming out and his volleyball coaching we...


Aug 6, 2019

Welcome to season 2 of my podcast. The new season starts with former NFL player Ryan O'Callaghan. Ryan grew up in Redding, California. After impressing some coaches he ended up playing college ball at Cal. We talk about all of that plus spending time with the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs. Throughout his...


Jul 11, 2019

A few weeks ago I was fortunate to sit down with three members of the Inclusive rugby club from Chicago, the Dragons. Tony, Bob and Jack spent about an hour talking about all things Dragons. We manage to fit in conversations about the 15's, 7's and beach sides. We spoke about their sponsorship and fundraising efforts as...


Jul 9, 2019

Extremely happy to have Jon Holmes, from Sky Sports and SportsMedia LGBT as my last guest of the season. We talk about his growing up, coming out and how he got started in journalism. We then talk about so much, some of the links are listed below.

Jon on twitter @jonboy79

Jon on Instagram @jonhholmes