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2018 Community Sports Directory

The Twin Cities area is home to a remarkable number of athletes who identify as members of the GLBT community. The sports range from soccer to basketball to quidditch, the teams are all welcoming and […]

Kicking the Walls Down

The rush of running across the playground until your lungs are burning and your blood is boiling with adrenaline. The thrill of finding the perfect hiding place that will, without a doubt, lead you to […]

Leg Day, Ab Day, Every Day

St. Paul is a historical gem in the treasure chest that is Minnesota. With the fortunes of Weyerhaeuser, Hill, and Ordway sprawled across the city, St. Paul is home to some of Minnesota’s wealthiest, most […]

2017 Winter What To Do

Out There 2017 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Through Jan, 28 $79.50 package for all four shows, $25 individually www.walkerart.org Intent on flipping expectations and blurring lines, Out There brings some of the world’s most intriguing […]

From Bunny Hill to Mountain Top: National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month

Hollywood loves to romanticize winter sports: snow bunny couples skiing down the hill, warming up with a hot chocolate in the chalet, and maybe hitting the slopes again before the screen goes black. Turns out, […]

2016 Lavender Community Awards

Produced by Andy Lien Written by Shane Lueck The recipients of the Lavender Community Awards were nominated and voted for online in the month of November. Winners demonstrate clear dedication and leadership by being either out […]

Gay Ex-Player Billy Bean Wants To Focus on Baseball, But Baseball Wants To Focus On Diversity

“Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.” —Charlotte Brontë Billy Bean’s life seems to have been constructed around mismatching expectation. During his early adulthood, he was a […]

A Word In Edgewise: America’s Black Olympians: I

Mighty deeds were done in Rio’s Summer Olympics, many by black women athletes of Team USA, in what one source termed “usually predominantly white sports.” Unfortunately, there are shameful historical reasons, notably swimming, for white […]

Playing For The Other Team: Simon Dunn Isn’t Wasting Time

At 6’1” and 215lbs, not many would attempt to pick on Simon Dunn. A lifetime of rugby combined with intense training for the Australian Olympic bobsled team have given Dunn an imposing physique that would […]

Silver Fox League Gets Women Over 40 in the Game

Thanks to Title IX, the opportunities available for female athletes in 2016 are undeniably more prevalent than ever. Young women have the chance to participate on athletic teams and even pursue athletic careers, making female […]

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