Dignity/Washington Joins the Annual “Night OUT with the Nats” Game

by Rick Lynch, Dignity/Washington member

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Dignity/Washington was an “All Star Partner” with “Team DC” and other GLBT groups for th 8th Annual “Night OUT with the Nats” evening baseball game played by the Washington Nationals against the Tampa Bay Rays at Nationals Park. Seated together, over eighty Dignity/Washington members and their friends cheered the Nats with well over 4,000 GLBT baseball fans, breaking an attendance record for both Dignity/Washington and the event itself now in its eighth year.

D/W members enjoy the Nats Night Out at Nationals Stadium in DC

DC’s Different Drummers played on the main plaza as fans arrived and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington was on hand for the National Anthem prior to the start of the game. Despite a Nats loss of 5-4 GLBT fans gave witness to their Pride and built important relationships with the community at large, starting with the other 10,000 who attended the game.

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