Gumble talks to a 51-year-old point guard for Mission College’s women’s basketball team, a 6-foot-6 powerhouse named Gabrielle Ludwig. But it’s not her age that’s the focus of the piece — it’s that she was born Robert Ludwig.
Dallas Harlequins’ new women’s team is kicking ass … while behaving like ladies ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Molly Whitman’s love story begins, as all great love stories do, with a cleat to the face. It was the first semester of her first year at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., [...]
All those stories — and many more — are featured on the home page of Gay4Soccer.com. The brainchild of Chris Billig, it (and its companion Twitter feed) are proud examples of the enormous impact social media now has on gay sports.
Dallas’s fledgling gay basketball group is off to a promising start. We reported this summer about the newly formed Dallas Gay Basketball Association, which, in its rookie season, has already proved a popular draw for sports-hungry North Texans. Earlier this month, it generated some pretty sizable cred. The DGBA-sponsored Dallas Hotshotz attended the Hurricane Classic [...]
For Robin Cagle, serving on the IGRA royalty team is a personal mission ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor Most folks in the gay community are familiar with pageant titles like Miss Gay America (drag) or Mr. Dallas Eagle (leathermen). But what about “MsTer?” It’s a title Robin Cagle didn’t even understand a few years [...]
BSA could learn something from Major League Soccer Earlier this summer, after a supposed two-year, super-secret study by a group of unnamed people, the Boy Scouts of America announced that their next hike would take them all the way back to the 1950s. The Scouts vowed to deny their own law mandating values like courtesy [...]
Just a week after the softball-playing men of Dallas fought it out in Minneapolis, at the NAGAAA World Series for men’s softball, the ladies of Dallas did the same in sunny San Diego for the female equivalent, the ASANA tourney. Three Dallas teams — C Division teams After Shock, Rock Chix and Outkasts —attended the [...]
Queer boxing coach Jennifer Buck not only trains her female clients, she empowers them RICH LOPEZ | Contributing Writer Most days, you can find Jennifer Buck riding a desk in the advertising department of Belo, a perfectly respectable office job in Corporate America. Which she’s fine with. But most nights, Buck is increasingly at a [...]
The Olympics may be over, but companies like Nike are finally taking notice of gays in sports DAN WOOG | Contributing Writer firstname.lastname@example.org A few years ago, no one was talking about LGBT issues in sports. Now, everyone is. Suddenly, the “game that dared not speak its name” turned into a cacophony. Legit sports organizations [...]
Gay darter Song Yun hopes to start a tradition with his inaugural Darts Over Texas tourney For 20 years, Song Yun has toiled in the wilderness of dart enthusiasts. He loves the game and takes it seriously — not merely as a pastime to wile away drunken moments in a local pub, but a genuine [...]