What's on your mind?

I quit team sports before coming out 20 years ago because I was ashamed of my changing teenage body. As an adult, I’d like to play again but I am nervous. Where should I start?

Emma Gee & Nikki Hiltz
She/Her & They/Them
Track & Field

An exciting return to team sports! There are some great LGBTQ+ friendly sports leagues.

Together, always,
Emma Gee & Nikki Hiltz
Emma Gee & Nikki Hiltz
She/Her & They/Them

Emma Gee is a queer professional track athlete specializing in the 3000 meter steeplechase & currently training for the 2024 Track & Field Olympic Trials. She was the first LGBTQ+ athlete to come out publicly at BYU and actively works to challenge anti-queer policies at religious institutions through her Queer Athlete Podcast and as co-race director of the Pride 5K.

Nikki Hiltz is a trans nonbinary professional track athlete, and is the first openly non-binary runner to win a USA Track and Field championship title. The middle-distance specialist is a 4 time USATF National Champion, a seven-time NCAA All-American, World Championship finalist, Pan American Games gold medalist, World Indoor Silver Medalist and American Record Holder.