Under The Bleachers
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.

 

Bunnies, Baseball, and Bands - Episode 5

Bunnies, Baseball, and Bands - Episode 5

October 11, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us Under the Bleachers for Episode 5 - Bunnies, Baseball, and Bands

This week it’s Gabe’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer, he chose the new gay Playboy Bunny; for our conversation on all things sports we’re talking MLB Playoffs, and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer we’re talking about the Michigan Band’s Queer Halftime Spectacular. After that, we are going to share our interview with Team DC Member Club, the Federal Triangles Soccer Club.

Watch the gayest Marching Band Performance ever right here: https://youtu.be/cpxdiM1xAPE

The FTSC is on the web here: https://federaltriangles.org/ and on social media here: https://www.facebook.com/federaltriangles, and here: https://www.instagram.com/ftsc_dc/, and here: https://twitter.com/ftsc_dc

For more information on the FTSC Women’s Indoor Cup, visit here: http://ftscindoorcup.weebly.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 Gayest Place on Earth - Episode 4

The Gayest Place on Earth - Episode 4

October 4, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us for Episode 4 of Under the Bleachers - The Gayest Place on Earth. It’s Laura’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer, she chose the new HBO Documentary Series “Nuclear Family”; for our conversation on all things sports she chose a big day for NFL kickers; and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer, she chose the rainbow paved road to the WNBA Championship. After that, we share our interview with area athlete and personal trainer Grace Thompson.

Get tickets for Night OUT with the Washington Spirit here: Spirit Night OUT

Get Raffle Tickets to win a ball autographed by the Spirit team here: https://teamdc.rallyup.com/spirit

View a Trailer for Nuclear Family here: https://www.imdb.com/video/vi3953771289/

Embody Pure Fitness is on the Web here: https://embodypurefitness.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.

 

Episode 3 - If You Don‘t Know Gay History, You Don‘t Know Disco

Episode 3 - If You Don‘t Know Gay History, You Don‘t Know Disco

September 27, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us Under the Bleachers for Episode 3 - If You Don’t Know Gay History, You Don’t Know Disco

This week it’s Gabe’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer, he chose Everybody’s Talking about Jaime; for our conversation on all things sports we’re talking World Cup 2026, and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer we’re celebrating out athletes in major league sports. After that, we are going to share our interview with Food & Friends.

Get Night OUT with the Washington Spirits Tickets here: Spirit Night OUT

Watch a Trailer for Everyone’s Talking About Jamie: Trailer

Get Tickets to see Everyone’s Talking About Jamie on stage in LA in 2022: Tickets

For more information on how to Support DC’s Movement to Bring the World Cup 2026 to DC, visit: DC2026.org

Check out Food & Friends here: https://foodandfriends.org/, or on social media: https://www.facebook.com/foodandfriends/, https://twitter.com/foodandfriends, https://www.instagram.com/foodandfriendsdc/?hl=en, https://www.linkedin.com/company/food-&-friends_2/

Buy and Sell Pies for Food & Friends’ Slice of Life Campaign: https://sliceoflifedc.org/

Volunteer for Pre-Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving shifts with Food & Friends: https://foodandfriends.org/events/thanksgiving-at-food-friends/

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.

 

Episode 2 - Policing the Straights in the Bedroom

Episode 2 - Policing the Straights in the Bedroom

September 20, 2021

Greetings Sports Fans and Athletic Supporters:

Come join us for Episode 2 of Under the Bleachers - Policing the Straights in the Bedroom. It’s Laura’s turn to choose the topics. For our discussion of all things queer, she chose a new lawsuit challenging LGBTQ+ discrimination; for our conversation on all things sports we are talking about the race to the MLB Playoffs; and for our topic at the intersection of sports and queer, we talk about the postponed Gay Games. After that, we share our interview with the Potomac Curling Club.

Get tickets for Night OUT with the Washington Spirit here: Spirit Night OUT

Learn more about the Potomac Curling Club here: https://curldc.org/ or check them out on Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/potomaccurlingclub, https://twitter.com/curldc, https://www.instagram.com/curldc/

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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