Get Out and Play

The myth that being LGBT precludes one from being an athlete has been refuted over and over, and Get Out and Play further seeks to highlight the important role that LGBT people play in the sports world. Philadelphia has a vibrant LGBT sports community and, in Get Out and Play, PGN artistic director and photographer Scott Drake chronicles the match-ups and meets, tournaments and tryouts that stand out on the local LGBT sports calendar, as well as tackles issues like homophobia in sports and unity among local teams.

Citing less free time because it is working towards Gay Games 9, Team Philadelphia, which just held the first LGBT sports party at Sugar House Casino March 14, has announced it will not participate in the Independence Dragon Boat Regatta this year.

If anyone out there trends toward bad eating and fewer workouts like I do in the craziness we call the holiday season, then talk of resolutions would probably sound like the teacher in a Charlie Brown special.

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