THE OUT FOUNDATION TO HOST OUTWOD FITNESS ACTIVITY AT RUPAUL’S DRAGCON NYC 2018
“Our mission is to help LGBTQ+ people feel comfortable in their own skin while participating in the fitness community,” said Will Lanier, Executive Director of The OUT Foundation. “Like Mama Ru says, ‘if you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else!?’ and that’s why we’re proud to have a presence at this year’s DragCon.”
THE OUT FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH NYU LANGONE HEALTH TO FUND GENDER AFFIRMING SURGERIES
The OUT Foundation, a recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing, supporting and ensuring LGBTQ+ access to health and wellness through fitness, has announced its partnership with The Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Health.
CrossFit Games to Allow Transgender Competitors in 2019
On Friday, August 3rd, 2018 – OUTWOD hosted “Big Gay Happy Hour” to raise funds for The OUT Foundation and for one BIG announcement from Greg Glassman, the Founder of CrossFit.
Community Protection and the Firing of Russell Berger
On June 6th, 2018 Russell Berger, Chief Knowledge Officer of CrossFit, Inc. posted on his personal Twitter accountcongratulatory remarks to the owners of CrossFit Infiltrate for canceling an Indy Pride [LQBTQ+] workout organized by their coaches and members. The cancellation was based on the owners’ religious beliefs toward homosexuality. In his original tweet Berger stated the owners’ action was praise-worthy as he too felt celebrating “pride” was a sin.