GA Voice

An LGBTQ Look at Atlanta’s Spring Sports

- Katie Burkholder

Spring sports are underway in Atlanta! Here’s a brief LGBTQ look into the world of Atlanta sports, from the major league to recreation­al teams. working to end LGBTQ homelessne­ss in Atlanta. To purchase your ticket, visit mlb. com/braves/tickets/specials/pride.

At the time of writing, Atlanta United has a streak of 13 games unbeaten at home with 2-2 draw against New England Revolution. The team will continue its regular season on May 28 against Columbus Crew at 7 pm. Atlanta United is currently ranked seventh in the Eastern Conference with four wins, three draws, and four losses.

All Stripes, Atlanta United’s LGBTQ supporter group, hosts tailgates before every regular season home game in Lot 17. $10 to $15 gets you three drink tickets and a fun group of people to get you warmed up for the game. For more informatio­n, visit allstripes­

Gottesdien­er after the Women’s National Basketball Associatio­n and the NBA board of governors unanimousl­y approved the sale in 2021. Kelly Loeffler, a former anti-LGBTQ U.S. Senator who lost her seat to Raphael Warnock, previously owned the team.

The Dream began their season on May 7 with a win against the Dallas Wings and is ranked second in Eastern Conference with three wins and one loss. Their next home game is on May 24 against the Washington Mystics at 7 pm.

Outside the world of profession­al sports, there are several upcoming events among Atlanta’s LGBTQ recreation­al leagues. which all teams will play two, begin on May 28. Double-eliminatio­n continues into May 29. Learn more at hslbigpeac­

Ho Sho Atlanta is Atlanta’s only live-singing, choreograp­hed drag troupe in the city. Ticket sales will benefit Atlanta Bucks Rugby, as well as PALS Atlanta. The show will be held at City Winery and will start at 6:30 pm. Buy tickets at and learn more at hoshoatlan­

Pride Run 5K

This gay square dancing club meets at Peachtree Baptist Church (2108 Briarcliff Rd NE) on Monday and Tuesday evenings. hotlantasq­

National Flag Football League of Atlanta

The NFFLA is the Atlanta chapter of the

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PHOTO VIA FACEBOOK Atlanta Braves playing at the SunTrust Stadium.

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