As someone quite active in the lesbian sports community, and women’s sports in general, walking into the Center on Halsted’s gym feels oddly unfamiliar. Sure, there’s a very diverse crowd of people of all sizes and colors, but the gym is primarily male dominated. Courts are dotted with an occasional woman – after all, this is a co-ed league. It’s not until I reach the back court (which, by the way, is coincidental) that I find an all-women’s team. This is what makes them unique. Out of 47 teams that span 4 divisions in the AAC (Athletic Alliance of Chicago) volleyball league, just one, the Pink Tacos, is a lesbian team.
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