All posts tagged "sports"

  • Pink Shadow

    More than 200 people are expected to attend D.C.'s first gay basketball tournament, the D.C. Capital Classic, a National Gay Basketball Association-sanctioned event, Oct. 25-26,...

  • Rain or Shine Rackets

    Walker Chaffin flatly refuses to entertain the idea that it might rain during the 16th Annual Capital Classic Tournament. ''I refuse to think that there's...

  • Playing Out

    At James Madison High School in Vienna, Va., being the gay member of an all-male swim team was ''rough'' enough, says Dan Martinelli. The feelings...

  • 'Gay' for Effort

    Washington Renegades Rugby Football Club When Will Marshall first joined the Washington Renegades Rugby Football Club (RFC), he didn't know the rugby team was then...

  • Making a Splash

    Expect to see much more than just water sports at the 2008 International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics Championships (IGLA) in Washington, from June 18 to...

  • Summer Playground

    Iconic lesbian tennis champ Billie Jean King served the first ball for a new match in an unlikely location -- downtown D.C., on the site...

  • Go Team!

    With a myriad of gay and lesbian sports organizations in the area, it may seem daunting to try to pull them all together for common...

  • Love Game

    When I picked up a racquet for the first time in 16 years and joined a gay tennis league, I set my expectations low. Basically,...

  • Diva in a Dress

    Tackle football is usually synonymous with fall weather and rough guys. That's old school. Today, tackle football can mean daffodil season and kick-ass women like...

  • 'Soft' Touch

    It's called softball for a reason. The ball is bigger than a baseball, and the pitch is underhand -- a little bit friendlier, a little...