A Night of Champions: A Benefit for the Team DC College Scholarship Program


A Night of Champions: A Benefit for the Team DC College Scholarship Program Click HERE to order tickets and see the winners of the 2014 Champions Awards and College Read more

Night OUT at the NFL - November 23


Night OUT at the NFL Watch Party 4 PM - Sunday, November 23 Washington vs the San Francisco 49ers Buffalo Billiards 1330 19th Street, NW (Dupont Circle) $3 Miller Lites & $4 Heinekens - GREAT food specials! Watch the Skins in our Read more

Night OUT at the BB&T College Basketball Classic


The Night OUT at the BB&T College Basketball Classic! Sunday, December 7 at the Verizon Center at 1 PM. Tickets are just $20 for BOTH games and will be available Read more

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A Night of Champions: A Benefit for the Team DC College Scholarship Program

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A Night of Champions:

A Benefit for the Team DC College Scholarship Program

Click HERE to order tickets and see the winners of the 2014 Champions Awards and College Scholarships.

United Night OUT – September 27, 2014

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United Night OUT

Hosted by the Federal Triangles Soccer Club

A beautiful day, a super Tailgate party, the best National Anthem sung by the Gay Men’s Chorus, exciting music from the DC Different Drummers and a 1-0 win over Philadelphia….what a great United Night OUT! 

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The 2014 Night OUT Series is sponsored by:

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Night OUT at the Nationals – Tuesday, June 17

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Thanks to all 3,894 people who came to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the largest LGBT community event in professional sports:

The Night OUT at the Nationals!!!

Special thanks to our pre-game special guests:

Chad Griffin, President, Human Rights Campaign (HRC)chad Chai Feldblum, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionchaiJeremy Bernard, Special Assistant to the President and

White House Social Secretary

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And, of course, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington

singing the National Anthem!

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Thanks to our All Star Partners and Sponsors (below) who helped make this possible!

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Congratulations Team DC Board Members!

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team_DC_logo_homeCongratulations to the newly elected members of the Team DC Board with terms ending in 2016, including:

  • President – Les Johnson (re-elected)
  • Secretary – Miguel Ayala
  • At-Large (Events) – Daniel Meloy
  • At-Large (Special Projects) – Dave Hoag
  • At-Large (Scholarship) – Bud Rorison (re-elected)

They join current Board Members whose terms end in 2015:

  • Vice-President – Steve Frable
  • Treasurer – Phil Gross
  • At-Large (Social Marketing) – Matt Lewis
  • At-Large (Social Marketing) – Kris Pritchard
  • At-Large (Marketing) – Sophia Rodriguez
  • At-Large (Outreach) – Grace Thompson
  • At-Large (Fundraising) – Kevin Hourhan

Our thanks to Joe Green (Secretary) who stepped down after two years and to Ebone Bell, Austin Jennings, Andy Phan and Paul Johnson who served on the Board during 2013.

 

Washington Post Article: Local High School LGBT Athlete Spotlight

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June 6, 2013

T.C. Williams track star Terrence Curry won’t let his sexuality define him

 

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Washington Post’s Roman Stubbs covers Alexandria, Virginia high school senior track star, Terrence Curry. This article highlights how Curry’s attitude, dedication, and persistence of being a stellar athlete and overly-involved student define him and not just his sexual orientation.

“The story of Curry’s race is well-known at T.C., where Curry graduates next week. He has become one of the Alexandria school’s most popular students. He’s the senior class vice president and president of the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance. He ran the German club as junior, became the top business student as a senior and was chief organizer of prom.”

This article also highlights Team DC’s Youth-Athlete Scholarship program, which Curry is an applicant this year.

“Earlier this spring, Curry submitted an essay for a college scholarship offered by Team DC, a local nonprofit working to dispell discrimination in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletic community.”

“Brent Minor, the executive director of Team DC, says it’s difficult to say how many openly gay high school students there are, let alone how many compete on their schools’ athletic teams. He does know that last year alone Team DC gave scholarships to six students, including one who came to the awards ceremony with his parents, sister and boyfriend.”

Winners of this year’s Team DC Youth-Athlete Scholarship will be announced at our annual Champion Awards Reception on Thursday, July 18, 2013. Check back to www.teamdc.org for updates and to learn more about the event and Team DC.

Washington Post Article can be found HERE.