Trans athlete Gumbled on ‘Real Sports’; Mike Tyson smarter than he seems

Posted on 19 Mar 2013 at 10:16am

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.

The mighty Quins

Posted on 02 Nov 2012 at 8:30am

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., [...]

Texas-based Gay4Soccer.com turns a queer eye on the sports guy

Posted on 30 Oct 2012 at 3:05pm

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.

DGBA’s Hotshotz place second in Hurricane Classic b-ball tourney

Posted on 24 Oct 2012 at 2:25pm

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 [...]

World Rodeo Finals: Gotta see a woman about a horse

Posted on 19 Oct 2012 at 8:00am

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 [...]

Scouts’ honor?

Posted on 28 Sep 2012 at 10:00am

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 [...]

Softball: Dallas ladies at ASANA

Posted on 31 Aug 2012 at 9:45am

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 [...]

Million dollar gayby

Posted on 31 Aug 2012 at 8:30am

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 [...]

Magic Nike

Posted on 17 Aug 2012 at 8:15am

The Olympics may be over, but companies like Nike are finally taking notice of gays in sports   DAN WOOG  | Contributing Writer outfield@qsyndicate.com 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 [...]

Bull’s-eye!

Posted on 28 Jun 2012 at 11:33pm

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 [...]