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The Washington Post

A Rave in the Ring for Trans Boxers

March 19th, 2024

Revelers came out for a dance party to KO transphobia at boxing gyms in Brooklyn.

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Rolling Stone

Transness Is Centered and Celebrated’ at LGBTQ+ Boxing-Inspired Event

March 18th, 202

In collaboration with the trans-owned gym OutBox, Latinx-founded collective Whorechata NYC hosted a multi-purposed fundraising event “K.O.” in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Saturday, March 16. Hundreds of participants came out to raise money for trans people to enjoy gym memberships at inclusive institutions.

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PIX 11 News

Preview: Knockout Transphobia

March 15th, 2024

OutBox Gym is holding an event this Saturday called Knockout Transphobia, which aims to empower transgender people to participate in sports and fitness.

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The Cut

Fighting for Recognition - Stepping into the ring with the trainers of OutBox, a trans-owned and operated boxing gym in Williamsburg.

February 28th, 2024

OutBox, in idea and space, is an antidote, a way to counteract the kinds of division that haunt the fitness world writ large.

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The Kelly Clarkson Show

Transgender Athlete Opens LGBTQ+ Inclusive Boxing Gym In Brooklyn

November 15, 2023

Founder Max dials-in and shares how the gym caters to the LGBTQ+ community, and particularly their transgender and nonbinary members, including taking gender out of everything and employing a team of all-queer trainers.

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CNBC - Make It

How I Turned My Love For Boxing Into An $18K/Month Business

December 7th, 2023

Max Adler, 35, the owner of Outbox Gym in Brooklyn, NY, formerly fought as an amateur boxer known as Liv before transitioning in 2020. Max started Outbox to be a safe haven for the LGBTQ+ community.

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Men's Health

Max Adler Built the Trans-Friendly Gym He Always Wanted

Outbox Offers Refuge - for its clientele and its owner.

June 5th, 2023

OutBox offers refuge—for its clientele and its owner.

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Trans-Owned Gym Outbox Offers Inclusive Spot to Train

August 16th, 2023

One in three LGBTQ+ young people are involved in sports, but some decline to participate because of a fear of discrimination, according to The Trevor Project. Max Adler – a transgender boxer – is a part of the solution. He’s opened an all-inclusive LGBTQ+ gym in Brooklyn. 


Secret NYC

NYC’s First Trans-Owned Boxing Gym Makes its Home in Williamsburg

July 26th, 2023

Located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, OutBox offers boxing classes for all levels, including LGBTQ+ classes and private training.

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Emma Corrin on Fluidity, Fun and Dressing Ip to Stand Out

July 6th, 2022

Corrin’s dog Spencer—no relation to the People’s Princess—sniffs my shoes with mild interest before settling down for a nap as we discuss the boxing class that one of Corrin’s flatmates is headed to, which naturally leads me to recommend Outbox, a trans-owned boxing gym in Brooklyn. (So often, when queer people of similar ages and demographic backgrounds meet, this is how we operate; we trade names of restaurants and gyms and hotels and gay bars, a sort of impromptu, word-of-mouth LGBTQ+ Yelp.)

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Secret NYC

15 Best Gyms in NYC You Should Be Working Out In

May 26th, 2023

If you’re looking for a boxing gym specifically, Outbox Gym in Brooklyn offers some of the most vigorous classes around. This trans-owned boxing center proudly features classes and personal training sessions of all types, with a focus on inclusion for everyone! If you’re looking for an inclusive and friendly atmosphere to start your fitness journey, you won’t find a better spot than here.

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Outbox Aims to Provide Inclusive Gym Space for the Queer Community

December 7th 2021

Outbox, a new boxing and fitness gym at 171 Meeker Ave., is working to make exercise fun and accessible, particularly to members of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Inclusive Gyms are on the Rise - We Hear from People that Belong to Them

October 27th, 2021

“I wanted to create a space where there’s no gender barriers, where queer and trans people can come and be comfortable.”
— Max Adler

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