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Phillies Gay Community Night nears

It’s time for the annual Gay Community Night down at Citizens Bank Park and tickets are still (believably) available. Might be because the Phillies...

Open invitation to try your foot at something new

For some of us, soccer is a great sport to watch when there’s a World Cup being televised or some other similar high-profile event....

Weather, or not

Summer sports are frequently conditional. In most cases, if it rains, they stop. Alternately, if it rains too much prior to field sports, it...

Local diver raising money to compete in Russia

Eric Blevins is gay and wants to go to Russia. It’s fortunate that his driving force isn’t for gay rights over there. As he...

Biking shifts into high gear

I bike. A lot. When the weather cooperates, it is my singular mode of transportation. I arrive and depart events via bicycle, run errands,...

Tournament season heats up

We’ve barely crawled out from under another six-month winter followed by a colder-than-usual spring and here it is Memorial Day Weekend already. That means...

Caching in on outdoor fun

Several years ago, my curiosity was piqued by a treasure-hunting game that made use of increasingly prevalent GPS technology. I didn’t follow through to...

The new fight for superiority in the colonies

The Philadelphia Gryphons Rugby Football Club has been traveling everywhere from Washington, D.C., to Sydney, Australia, to play in tournaments for the last dozen...

Spring fields in Philadelphia

  The milder days of spring and some (occasional) sunny Sundays mean that softball season is upon us, as well as soccer, rugby, dodgeball...

This column just went vernal

The astronomical first day of spring was just a week ago, which means sports will soon be starting up (or going back) outside, now...

Local and international change is in the wind

Nationally renowned LGBTQ youth-sports organization You Can Play has a new vice president of program development and community relations effective March 23. Anna Aagenes...

Dances with cleats

ABC just announced the lineup for season 20 of “Dancing with the Stars” and one of our favorite pro football players, Michael Sam, is...

Get Out and Play: The most important marathon in life

Some weeks there’s a smorgasbord of LGBT sports events to work with, and other times just one big thing takes center stage. Sometimes, like...

Frigid digits

Cupid’s Undie Run returns Feb. 14 and XFINITY Live! is ground zero again this year. The doors open at noon and the party starts...

Derby rolls into 10th season with some broad changes

Philly Roller Girls are no more. Welcome Philly Roller Derby. The organizational transformation begins this year with the announcement of the name switch to...

Short Stops

The Philadelphia 76ers host Pride Night Dec. 13 at Wells Fargo Center. Use the code PRIDE when ordering tickets and you can get upper-level...

Wade Davis is making a difference in young LGBT lives

I spoke to Wade Davis a few weeks ago and, last column, I wrote about the work he has been doing with youth since...

Wade Davis is making a difference in young LGBTQ lives

Wade Davis made sports and LGBT headlines a few years ago when he came out publicly after retiring from the NFL. Now he uses...

Cross-sports picnic in the park a success

More than 100 athletes, partners and friends converged in FDR Park Oct. 26 for the first long-awaited gathering of athletes spanning...

Gayest Gay Bowl ever

About 700 players, 42 teams and 120 games played over three days made Gay Bowl XIV here in Philadelphia the largest and gayest Gay...



LGBTQ-affirming medical center opens in Haddonfield

For residents of the South Jersey suburbs, finding LGBTQ-specific doctors meant heading into Center City, driving nearly two hours to Asbury Park, or heading...

Horoscopes: Jan. 15 – 21, 2020

HHS Finalizes Anti-LGBTQ Rule

A new day is brewing

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