Sports

Pro Golfer Fujikawa Comes Out

‘’So… I’m gay,” revealed professional golfer Tadd Fujikawa, as he became one of the first out professional male golfers. Outsports reported that Fujikawa came out to his over 6,000 Instagram followers in a p...

Air Force football player Bradley Kim comes out as gay

Bradley Kim, a defensive back for the Air Force Falcons, came out to the public through Instagram last Friday. “God made me this way for a reason,” started the post. Supporters say Kim has become a trailblazer ...

Gay Games Soon to Open in Paris: A Primer

The 10th Gay Games start in Paris on August 4. The event will close on August 12. Organizers of the event say this year will feature over ten thousand registrants. Of course, you don't have to be a member...

LGTBQ youth in sports still mostly closeted

Although there is a rising profile for gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer youth playing competitive sports, the majority of such youth remain closeted, according to various sources. The percentage of close...

Atlanta Roller Girls to celebrate Pride

The Atlanta RollerGirls will have a Pride-themed bout next month. The roller derby has partnered with Atlanta Pride in honor and celebration of their fans, fellow skaters, and the community at large. Attende...

The LGBTQ community has allies in gaming

Meet the Gaymers who, as the name might suggest, are members of the LGBTQ community who, well, game. Gaming is growing. As in any culture, there are ups and downs, pitfalls and power-ups. And one subculture ...

For Atlanta Rugby, brotherhood is the tie that binds

Nobody plays rugby alone. The Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club, the city’s premiere LGBTQ rugby club, is no exception. Rugby, the English team sport (and distant relative of American football), has spread a...

Special Olympics International celebrates 50 years

July 20, 1968. 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from the US and Canada gather to compete in the first Special Olympics International (SOI) Summer Games. Held in Chicago, the event proves so success...

Down & Derby: A Day with the Atlanta Roller Girls

CRASH! BANG! WALLOP! Pepper in some expletives and a few laughs, and you have a typical practice from the Atlanta Roller Derby Girls. The teams are a fair mix of LGBTQ and non, and all of them are in...