March 30, 2016 - About 18 percent of active-duty sailors are women, and serving in the even more male-dominated field of master-at-arms, Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Colleen Dibble knows about being the only woman in the room.
For 11 months, she was the only female master-at-arms during her first assignment to Misawa Air Base, Japan, and has been one of the few women to work in Naval Support Activity Bethesda’s security department since she came to the installation in 2013.
April 21, 2016 - The Washington Prodigy is a full-tackle, local women’s football team that’s a member of the Independent Women’s Football League. It was formed in 2012 and its 2-0 two games into its current season.
This week in the ongoing Blade series spotlighting rookies and veterans in local sports leagues, we shine a light on two LGBT players on the Prodigy team.
January 12, 2017 - Each LGBT-inclusive sports team or club in the D.C. area is loaded with athletes and leaders who make their respective organizations a success.
In the launch of the new D.C. All-Stars series in the Washington Blade, we shine a light on the two MVP award winners from Season 13 of the D.C. Gay Flag Football League.