The Athlesbian

The Athlesbian has written 26 posts for The L Stop

An engagement story from a 2008 USA softball Olympic medalist

With the Olympics just finishing up and reports of only 22 Olympians (in a field of approximately 11,000) officially being “out” – I called on 2008 USA softball Olympic medalist, Lauren Lappin and asked if she, as an “out” former Olympian and USSA Pride pro softball player, would help encourage our young athletes to be […]

The Chicago Cubs want YOU to Sing the National Anthem or Throw Out the First Pitch

If you were anything like me, as a kid, you spent your summer watching the Cubs with your grandparents or brothers and sisters on WGN. I used to think that the people who got to throw out the first pitch were the luckiest people to ever live. To walk in front of 40,000+ screaming fans […]

The Chicago Force is back in season

In physics, a Force is any influence that causes an object to undergo a certain change, either concerning its movement, direction, or geometrical construction. In other words, a force is that which can cause an object with mass to change its velocity, to accelerate, or which can cause a flexible object to deform. I’ve seen […]

Lesbian Engagements: It’s Time to Tell Everyone

Once the smoke clears from your mind after the engagement happens and the high you felt from being so loved tames it hold on your chest…what’s the first thing you thing think about? Telling the world! You want to scream it from the rooftops and dance in the streets. That is until your realize you […]

Lesbian Engagements: Choosing the Ring

Although society, and quite possibly our parents, see most lesbian couples as being non-traditional, one traditional trend that continues to extend to lesbian engagements is the ring. Wedding rings began in Ancient Egyptian times. The circle was used to symbolize a never ending cycle and the space it makes – as a gate way. Betrothal […]

Lesbian Engagements: Vanessa’s Story

We at The L Stop will hold Sunday’s to the topic of weddings and family planning. We are continuing this month’s celebration of engagements with a story submitted by Vanessa from California who wished to share her story. March will be wrapping up the topic of engagements next weekend. If you care to share your […]

Chicago Sky’s March Madness Kickoff Party

Ladies!!! The brackets are out and DePaul is in! Ok there’s a lot of favorites to celebrate in the bracket selection. That’s why we are having our women’s NCAA tourney party with the Sky. On Monday, March 19th at 7:30pm The Chicago Sky is throwing a party to celebrate the beginning of the NCAA women’s […]

Tears in My Beers or Help from Above

I promised the story about my second engagement and, in a reality that is the only one that really matters. It was the last night of Pride. I was a mess. I had been bartending at the Backlot Bash where I was overly intoxicated from drinking during the parade and I made a huge mess […]

Denver March Madness

As March Madness gears up and everyone is scrambling to finish their brackets the women at HipChicksOut  and Babes Around Denver (BAD)  are getting ready to play host to 30,00 fans of women’s basketball. This year Denver has the honor of hosting the tournament and Silke Reuthlinger and Dede Frain won’t let this great experience […]

The Promise of a Poser or What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

I don’t know if it’s trending in the LGBT community, or if I’ve just finally struck an age where it’s just time for my friends, but it seems everyone is getting married. *Gulp* Including me. This article is just the beginning of my progress (and my crazy wiley desires to crumble the plans, shut everything […]