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Gay softball returns to San Antonio

Gay softball returns to San Antonio

Cory Elias has lived in San Antonio her whole life and had always wondered why San Antonio did not have a gay softball league. Cities across America, which are much smaller than San Antonio, play gay softball. In Texas alone, Austin, Dallas, and Houston have long had thriving gay softball leagues, each with dozens of

From closeted to ‘Fearless’ in college sports

From closeted to ‘Fearless’ in college sports

“This book shows the images of young people who are role models for the rest of us: athletes who are not afraid to be who they are despite the difficulties in being openly LGBT in sports.” Life is good these days for Matt Dooley, who just completed his first year at the University of Texas

Perfect pitch: Women’s rugby is reborn in SA

Perfect pitch: Women’s rugby is reborn in SA

It’s the only sport with identical rules, an identical ball, and an identical playing field for men and women. Women’s rugby was absent from the San Antonio sporting scene for some time, but now it’s back with fresh faces and is stronger than ever. Sundays at 3 p.m., these ladies meet at Olmos Park to

Caitlyn Jenner: Misguided naysayers and meme-sharing irony

Caitlyn Jenner: Misguided naysayers and meme-sharing irony

The Ashe Award is given to those “whose contributions transcend sports.” If we can’t see eye to eye on this, then we can’t be friends. I’m sorry. Now, seeing eye to eye doesn’t mean we have to agree. We simply understand each other and recognize and value one another’s opinion, different though they may be.

LezMove Fitness Tuesdays in Crockett Park

LezMove Fitness Tuesdays in Crockett Park

A new fitness-centered outlet for LGBTQ support The LezMove summer exercise series is being held for free this summer in Crockett Park for the LGBTQ community and its allies. Organized by LezRideSA and sponsored by the Bexar County Health Collaborative, the goal behind the fitness classes is to create a safe space for LGBTQ youth

Where my pitches at …

Where my pitches at …

… and other reasons you’ll love LGBTQ softball Like many kids growing up in the late 20th century, the television seemed like it was always on at my house. But, unlike most kids I imagine, it was not tuned to cartoons or sit-coms. When my dad was not obsessively watching the national news (he was

LezRideSA is on the streets for Nat’l Bike Month

LezRideSA is on the streets for Nat’l Bike Month

May is National Bike Month and a group of local women have heard the call. LezRideSA is an LGBTQ Bike Social providing and promoting a safe space for all cyclists. They meet on Tuesday at 6:30 at Luther’s Hamburgers on North Main Avenue in the name of health, wellness, friendship and fun. Lisa Ortega, a

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