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Primary Sources: American Sports: LGBT Americans
Primary source materials related to sports in the U.S.A.
"In the 1970s, the American transgender tennis player, Renee Richards, fought a long campaign for the right to play tournaments as a woman. Despite objections from fellow players and the tennis establishment,..."
"United States Open tennis officials have decided not to recognize the sexchromosone test that Dr. Renee Richards said she passed last week in Little Rock, Ark."
Rudy Galindo: On his Life, Skating, Kristi Yamaguchi & More
Entertainment Reporter Tim Estiloz chatted with champion pro skater Rudy Galindo... about Galindo's personal life, struggles, triumphs and tragedies in this 1996 TV interview. At the time of this interview, Galindo had - only days earlier - stunned the US figure skating community by winning the 1996 US Senior Men's National Title with a performance that was a "once in a lifetime" moment.