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    Bay Area’s LGBTQ Volleyball Community Unites, Grows to Over 1000 Players

    Bay Area’s LGBTQ Volleyball Community Unites, Grows to Over 1000 Players

    By John Chen– We’ve all heard the popular saying that holds “a lesbian is not a true lesbian unless she plays softball.” Similarly, but not quite on the same scale,…

    LGBT Athlete Supports, Promotes Local Artists Through Gourmet Meals

    LGBT Athlete Supports, Promotes Local Artists Through Gourmet Meals

    By John Chen– Zac Stein, a multi-sport athlete, loves good food and aspires to build a loving and trusting community in our Bay Area. “I believe the foundation in building…

    Marvelous Marco Mania!

    Marvelous Marco Mania!

    By John Chen– I remember watching Hulk Hogan and pro wrestling on TV as a kid, mimicking their spectacular moves on my bed. Thank goodness I wasn’t dumb enough to…

    Feline Enthusiast’s Quest for His Pet to Be Declared ‘Best Cat’

    Feline Enthusiast’s Quest for His Pet to Be Declared ‘Best Cat’

    By John Chen– Bobby San Miguel’s two Bengal cats have won many ribbons over the past two years in Northern California cat shows. “Our girl Elektra is a Grand Champion…

    Couples Who Play Sports Together Stay Together: Love Tackles

    Couples Who Play Sports Together Stay Together: Love Tackles

    By John Chen– Once upon a time, a young woman named Isabel Ongpin in San Diego wanted a nice woman for herself. “I wanted a tough woman, but with a…

    Dedicated Softball Player Establishes Women’s League in the East Bay

    Dedicated Softball Player Establishes Women’s League in the East Bay

    By John Chen– In a short three-year span, Wendy Gershow’s vision of establishing a fun and supportive women’s softball league in the East Bay has come to fruition in a…

    Reconciling Being a Jock with Being Gay

    Reconciling Being a Jock with Being Gay

    By John Chen– During my 25 years of involvement in LGBT sports, I’ve met numerous such athletes who pass the “gaydar” test, but who felt great shame for their sexual…

    Couples Who Play Sports Together Stay Together: Home Run Love

    Couples Who Play Sports Together Stay Together: Home Run Love

    By John Chen– While sporting a skimpy wildcat print speedo, Brian Bussiere flirts and gives big hugs to anyone and everyone at LGBT mainstays such as Folsom Street Fair and…

    Hidden Gems for Summer Nature Getaways

    Hidden Gems for Summer Nature Getaways

    By John Chen– Summer is in full swim, I mean swing, and the temperature is only going to get hotter. Many of you, like me, are on the lookout for…

    Pause for Joint Pain Relief

    Pause for Joint Pain Relief

    By Cinder Ernst– I specialize in helping plus size women relieve knee, back and hip pain. As my clientele ages, I’m getting better at finding small ways to make a…

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