The 35th Annual Gay Softball World Series (GSWS) hits Chicago for 8 days of tournaments and bar events this week. This years tournament plays host to teams representing 41 US and Canadian cities in 4 divisions making it the worlds largest LGBT annual sporting event. The opening ceremonies were held in the grand ballroom of Chicago’s historic Navy Pier with a record number of players and fans showing up to party and be entertained by author (“My Life On The Pink Carpet”) and Emmy winning actor Leslie Jordon (“Will & Grace”), RuPaul’s Drag Race break out star, Pandora Boxx and International Rugby Superstar and straight ally Ben Cohen, who’s “StandUP Foundation, Inc” is dedicated to fight bullying against all kids, LGBT included. It’s an honor to DJ for this historic event and while looking out over the 2000+ attendee’s, I was very proud of the GSWS team that worked tirelessly for over 2 years to make this jam-packed week happen. I have met many men from around the country and Canada this week so far and let’s just say I am definitely an athletic supporter.
Summertime in Chicago is intense and extremely busy with concerts, festivals and events such as our Revolution parties, so there is no shortage of entertainment options. When we are fortunate enough to add a massive national event to our social calendars, it only amps up these Midwest boys to show off our amazing city and all it has to offer. Thank you, GSWS for working so hard to showcase Chicago and inviting me to be a part of this great organization and phenomenal week!
Now, PLAY BALL!