Under The Bleachers
Adios 2021 - Episode 15

Adios 2021 - Episode 15

December 27, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us Under the Bleachers for Episode 15 - Adios 2021!

This week it is Gabe’s turn to choose our topics and we are doing a 2021 year in review! After that, we share our interview with the founders of a new queer space in DC - As You Are Bar.

 As You Are is on the web here: https://asyouarebar.com/ and on social media here: https://www.facebook.com/asyouarebarevents and https://www.instagram.com/asyouarebar/

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

Vampires are Super Gay - Episode 14

Vampires are Super Gay - Episode 14

December 20, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us Under the Bleachers for Episode 14 - Vampires are Super Gay

This week it is Laura’s turn to choose our topics.  For our discussion of all things queer, she chose Anne Rice; for our conversation on all things sports, she chose a new CTE story out of the NFL; and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer, we are discussing America’s sweetheart Megan Rapinoe. After that, we share our interview with Team DC Member Club the DC Gaels.

 Find the DC Gaels on the web here: https://www.dcgaels.com/, and on social media https://www.facebook.com/wdcgaels, https://twitter.com/dcgaels, https://www.instagram.com/dcgaels/, and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYaI2CisU2x1jvTUtwdpl_Q 

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

Just How Gay is the USA? - Episode 13

Just How Gay is the USA? - Episode 13

December 13, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us Under the Bleachers for Episode 13 - Just How Gay is the USA?

This week it’s Gabe’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer we’re talking about how gay is the USA, for our conversation on all things sports we’re talking about the 2021 Heisman Trophy winner, and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer sports stars staying classy. After that, we share some highlights from our panel discussion with trans activists relating to the groundbreaking documentary Changing the Game.

Find the Household Pulse Survey data here: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/household-pulse-survey.html

Gay wrester Anthony Bowen kisses his boyfriend in front of homophobic protesters: https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/12/pro-wrestler-kisses-boyfriend-front-homophobic-protestors-stand-hate/

Watch a Trailer for Changing the Game: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10011320/

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

It Was the Punch Bowl, Honey - Episode 12

It Was the Punch Bowl, Honey - Episode 12

December 6, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us for Episode 12 of Under the Bleachers - It was the Punch Bowl, Honey

This week it is Laura’s turn to choose our topics.  For our discussion of all things queer, she chose a new gay Chirstmas rom com; for our conversation on all things sports, its college football conference championships; and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer, we are discussing a new gay college scholorship. After that, we share our interview with the Center for Black Equity.

Watch the trailer for Single All the Way here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCQxxqdowOg

Check out the College Football Bowl Game Schedule here: https://fbschedules.com/college-football-bowl-schedule/

The Center for Black Equity is on the web here: https://centerforblackequity.org/ and on social media, here:  https://twitter.com/ctr4blackequity, here: https://www.facebook.com/Ctr4BlackEquity, and here: https://www.instagram.com/ctr4BlackEquity

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

Justin Bieber the Gay Ally - Episode 11

Justin Bieber the Gay Ally - Episode 11

November 29, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us Under the Bleachers for Episode 11 - Justin Bieber the Gay Ally

This week it’s Gabe’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer we’re remembering Stephen Sondheim,  for our conversation on all things sports we’re talking about college football rivalry week, and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer, rainbow crash helmets in Qatar. After that, we share our interview with Team DC Member Club Rogue Cornhole.

10 of the Best Steven Sondheim songs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nD1Nl46vXY

Rogue Cornhole: https://rlsports.org/cornhole/, https://www.facebook.com/Rogue-Cornhole-918162105044855

https://www.instagram.com/roguecornhole/

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

Say Their Names - Episode 10

Say Their Names - Episode 10

November 22, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us for Episode 10 of Under the Bleachers - Say Their Names

This week it is Laura’s turn to choose our topics.  For our discussion of all things queer, she chose Transgender Day of Remembrance; for our conversation on all things sports, we are talking about MLB awards week; and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer, we are discussing a new frame work for transgender and intersex athletes from the IOC. After that, we share our interview with documentary filmmaker Liz Linstrom.

See the HRC Report Dismantling a Culture of Violence: https://reports.hrc.org/dismantling-a-culture-of-violence?_ga=2.193909354.693832313.1637511783-1405988972.1637511783

Learn more about the 47 humans we have lost to trans violence already in 2021: https://www.hrc.org/resources/fatal-violence-against-the-transgender-and-gender-non-conforming-community-in-2021

The IOC news release on its new framework for transgender and intersex athletes (and a link to the full document) is here: https://olympics.com/ioc/news/ioc-releases-framework-on-fairness-inclusion-and-non-discrimination-on-the-basis-of-gender-identity-and-sex-variations

Furious: https://www.furiousthefilm.com/

An article in the Washington Blade about Furious: https://www.washingtonblade.com/2021/11/07/proud-to-be-a-fury/

Watch the Trailer for Furious: https://vimeo.com/547215559

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

The 90s Were a Different Time - Episode 9

The 90s Were a Different Time - Episode 9

November 15, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us Under the Bleachers for Episode 9 - The 90s Were a Different Time

This week it’s Gabe’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer he chose the gay Simpsons; for our conversation on all things sports we’re talking about Aaron Rodgers, and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer we will tell you about the FGG General Assembly meeting. After that, we are going to share our interview with the BHT Foundation.

BHT Foundation is on the web and its recent statement to the community is available at: https://www.bhtfoundation.org/

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

Cardi B Does Gay Weddings- Episode 8

Cardi B Does Gay Weddings- Episode 8

November 8, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us for Episode 8 of Under the Bleachers - Cardi B Does Gay Weddings!

This week it is Laura’s turn to choose our topics.  For our discussion of all things queer, she chose some recently announced queer engagements; for our conversation on all things sports, its the end of the MLB season; and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer, we are talking about the weaponization of anti-gay slurs against male athletes, After that, we are going to share our interview with Team DC Member Club, the DSeahorses.

Register your team for Challenge Cup III: https://teamdc.rallyup.com/challengcupiii

The DSeahorses are on the web here: https://dseahorses.org/ and on social media here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/18750057653, here: https://twitter.com/dseahorses, and here: https://www.instagram.com/dseahorses/

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

MMM…Yummy - Episode 7

MMM…Yummy - Episode 7

October 25, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us Under the Bleachers for Episode 7 - MMM…Yummy

This week it’s Gabe’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer he chose drag high school halftime shows; for our conversation on all things sports we’re talking a new agreement with the NFL’s concussion settlement, and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer we’re dancing in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse. After that, we share our interview with area athlete and coach Stefanie Vestal.

Register your team for Challenge Cup III: https://teamdc.rallyup.com/challengcupiii

The Red Sox are Dancing On Their Own: https://twitter.com/i/status/1447960734793560066

Learn more about Beyond Sticks: https://www.beyondsticks.com/

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

The Queen of Halloween is Queer - Episode 6

The Queen of Halloween is Queer - Episode 6

October 18, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us for Episode 6 of Under the Bleachers - The Queen of Halloween is Queer! It’s Laura’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer, she chose 2021 coming out stories; for our conversation on all things sports she chose the WNBA Championship; and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer, she chose the fall of Jon Gruden. After that, we share our interview with The DC Center for the LGBT Community.

Britney Griner’s Game Two Dunk is here: Game 2

The DC Center is online here: https://thedccenter.org/ and on social media, here: https://www.facebook.com/thedccenter, https://www.flickr.com/photos/thedccenter, https://www.instagram.com/thedccenter/, https://www.pinterest.com/thedccenter/_saved/, https://twitter.com/thedccenter, and https://www.youtube.com/user/thedccenter

The Reel Affirmations Film Festival is Coming Up October 21-24th!  Get passes here: https://reelaffirmations.eventive.org/welcome

For more information on Team DC, visit https://www.teamdc.org/

You will always find our podcast here, underthebleachers.podbean.com.  You can also find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, I Heart Radio, and Stitcher.  Please remember to rate, review, subscribe, and share us with a friend!

Thanks to Ralph Alston for our logo and DC’s Different Drummers Marching Band and Travis Gettinger for our music.

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Under the Bleachers is hosted by Team DC Vice President Laura Fraher and Team DC Board Member for Marketing Gabriel Hernandez. All views and opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and other participants on Under the Bleachers and do not express the views of Team DC.

 

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