Sports

Holding Space While Climbing for Connection: Cat Runner, Organizer of Queer and Trans Climbing Club

I’ve always found something beautiful in watching climbers scale massive rocks; the way their powdered fingertips would grip onto tiny ledges of earth. The way they gracefully scale a massive surface. Imagining their fingertips pressing into the rock, making a small impression of their fingers, a little memory that they made their mark there on their …

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Vette City Roller Derby integrates gender identity inclusion as top priority

In a blur of rainbow colors, thunderous noise, and a lot of shouting – there’s extreme significance in the sport that is known around the world as roller derby. It’s a room full of people who are 100% unapologetically themselves in every aspect of the way. It’s blood, sweat, mascara, and tears as they’re knocking …

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Pride Run Lexington raises funds for Queer youth, educators in Fayette County: Register today!

Registration is now open for the third annual Pride Run Lexington!  The race takes place on October 8, 2022 along the scenic trails of Coldstream Park. Participants are encouraged to run, walk, skip, or stroll across the chip timed finish line.   The race features three gender categories including Male, Female, and Non-Binary. There are also 13 …

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LGBTQ+ sports league thrives in Kentucky, growth surges through the South

It is no secret that a lot of LGBTQ+ folks aren’t hyped to play sports in “traditional” straight spaces. It’s also no secret that a lot of us have trauma revolving around sports! For example, I talked on our most recent podcast about how my relationship with baseball caused much trauma in my life. How …

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