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Touchdown! Queer sports docs to stream ahead of Super Bowl Sunday

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Read on for documentaries about queer athletes to stream this weekend before the big game…Subscribe to our daily newsletter for a refreshing cocktail (or mocktail) of LGBTQ+ entertainment and pop culture, served up with a side of eye-candy.Did you know that every two years there’s a world tournament for gay rugby, The Bingham Cup?

Eammon Ashton-Atkinson’s 2020 documentary tells the story of the Kings Cross Steelers, a gay rugby club that formed in 1995 and kickstarted a huge gay rugby community that has grown to 60 clubs worldwide.

This heartfelt and fun documentary, which largely focuses on the Steelers, also has a fair amount of sweaty, beefy guys ramming up against each other in various states of undress, so you don’t need to be a rugby fan to enjoy Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Club.Available to purchase digitally on Apple TV, Google Play and YouTube.Michael Barnett’s 2019 documentary follows several trans teens athletes as they navigate the extremely complex and often difficult journey of being allowed to participate in high school sports.

The documentary focuses on Mack Beggs, who was the Texas State Champion in girls wrestling—when he wanted to be on the boys team. “I train as hard as a man, I fight as hard as a man, I am a man—and I am the state champ of female high school wrestling,” Mack says.

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