Softball may be the sport most associated with spring, but Atlanta’s gay flag football team is launching its new season and the city’s gay rugby team is seeking more players.

On Saturday, March 5, join the scrum as the Atlanta Bucks, the gay rugby team, recruits new players at Spring Rugby 101, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sammye Coan Middle School. Visit for details.

The gay National Flag Football League of Atlanta launches its spring season March 12 with games from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Candler Park. For more information, visit

Flag football, rugby ready to play

Year-round gay sports organizations like Frontrunners Atlanta, the Atlanta Rainbow Trout and the Women’s Outdoor Network also continue to offer opportunities to get active.

For a full list of local LGBT sports groups, click here.