All posts tagged "sports"

  • Basketball’s Isaiah Thomas joins NOH8 campaign against gay marriage ban

    ”We are Isiah and Joshua Thomas. We posed for the NOH8 Campaign because we believe that all hate and discrimination is wrong. It is time...

  • Mystic Pizzazz [video]

    Metro Weekly's Ebone Bell takes a moment to talk with fans of the Mystics and, following a recent game, some of the teammates

  • Out on the Water [video]

    Two LGBT teams raced in the 9th Annual D.C. Dragon Boat festival Saturday and Sunday, May 15-16, on the Potomac River. Out to Paddle, which...

  • Team DC Fashion Show at Town [video]

    A bevy of eye-popping fashion – not to mention models – hit the stage at Town Danceboutique on Saturday, March 20, for Team DC's annual...

  • Ice Capade

    On Friday afternoon, a spokeswoman for the Smuckers Stars on Ice Tour denied allegations made by both U.S. Olympian Johnny Weir and the Gay and...

  • Transgender sports writer Mike Penner/Christine Daniels dies at 52

    ”He was one of the most talented writers I’ve ever worked with…. He was a gentle man, a kind man. It’s just a tragedy.” LA...

  • Spiking in D.C.

    More than 200 volleyball players from around the country, comprising 36 teams, will descend upon Washington next weekend for the 2009 Gay Volleyball Tournament. The...

  • Masterstroke

    From calendars to river clean-ups, the DC Strokes Rowing Club has consistently made waves as part of the area's GLBT community. Last weekend, at the...

  • Swimming for Scholarship

    Clayton Miller did not exactly leap at the opportunity to apply for a scholarship for out gay athletes. While students will often jump through all...

  • Gay Games Grab

    The heat was on and Mayor Adrian Fenty's G-men were out. Of course, the ''G'' stands for ''gay,'' referring to the mayor's liaison to the...

  • Go Team!

    Few metaphors speak as loudly as sports metaphors. Reach for the goal! Fight to the finish line! There’s no “I” in “team”! So it’s perhaps...

  • Hitting Out

    Every sport has its hallowed grounds and those few athletes who have the good fortune and great talent to compete on them. In tennis, few...

  • Life Preservers

    While the recession may have left the District of Columbia Aquatics Club (DCAC) more than $4,000 short of its fundraising goal for this year's Maryland...

  • Get Your Kicks

    Michael Pranikoff had just moved to D.C. when he discovered the Federal Triangles at the Capital Pride Festival eight years ago. Though Pranikoff had played...

  • Equality Crew

    It might just seem like a day at the races, as men and women from across the Mid-Atlantic -- as well as some from as...

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