Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "sports"

  • Lambda Links (Golf)

    ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION: Founded in 1999 to promote and provide a forum for golf camaraderie for gay, lesbian and bisexual people regardless of faith, ethnicity, race,...

  • D.C. Lambda Squares

    Members of the D.C. Lambda Squares Mission: D.C. Lambda Squares provides opportunities for members, visitors and guests to dance in non-traditional roles and a comfortable...

  • D.C. Strokes Rowing Club

    D.C. Strokes members at a recent club practice. Organizational Mission: The first gay and lesbian rowing club in the U.S., D.C. Strokes is committed to...

  • Capital Area Rainbowlers Association (CARA)

    Capital Area Rainbowlers Mission: CARA is an association of GLBT bowling leagues that offers both bowling and social events. Founded: 1994 Number of Members: More...

  • District of Columbia Aquatics Club (DCAC)

    DC Aquatics Club Mission: A swimming team and social club for gays, lesbians and friends of the community Founded: 1998 Number of Members: Approximately 175...

  • Capital Tennis Association (CTA)

    Mission: Coordinate and promote the sport of tennis within the Washington metropolitan gay and lesbian community. Founded: 1994 Number of Members: Approximately 225 How to...

  • Washington Wetskins

    Washington Wetskins Mission: The Wetskins are a water polo team dedicated to creating an environment in which the sport can be played regardless of sexual...

  • Adventuring D.C.

    Photo by Todd Franson Members of Adventuring D.C. at last Saturday's Fall Potluck Social. Mission: Adventuring provide gays and lesbians with non-competitive outdoor activities, from...

  • Play Ball!

    You see them in the spring and summer, spread out around the base of the Washington monument or along the playing fields near the Roosevelt...

  • Out of the Park

    Photos by Michael Wichita Billy Bean may be in the middle of a long and overscheduled book tour, with speaking engagement and signing parties crowding...

  • Bound for Glory

    Quick -- how many major professional baseball, football and basketball stars are out of the closet? Zero. Now, how many gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender...

  • Tennis, Anyone?

         All it took for tennis to shed its stuffy, elitist reputation was a long-haired sex symbol with a cocky attitude, a few Canon commercials...

  • Striking Out

         For a bowler, there's no sweeter sound than the clamor of ten white pins crashing to the floor in a strike.      ''I love...

  • Wet-n-Wild

    Washington Wetskins      Take some basketball, mix in dashes of soccer and football, then flood the playing field with water until it's too deep to...

  • Renegades Rugby

    Washington Renegades (Photo by Michael Wichita) Just watching a Washington Renegades rugby practice from the sidelines, one starts to feel gripped by the passion on...