2007 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  The Gay Softball World Series was held in Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix was a first-time host city as Atlanta teams took home half of the championship hardware. The Orlando Force brought the city of Orlando its first GSWS title and the Memphis Heat earned…

2006 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  Same sex civil unions become legal in Connecticut and New Jersey signaling another step toward full marriage equality for the LGBT community. The Washington state legislature approves a measure banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The 30th GSWS was the first…

2005 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  San Diego, California played host to the Gay Softball World Series for the first time. The Tampa Titans earned the city of Tampa its first GSWS title with other winners including Seattle Blue Sox, Washington DC Disturbance and the Los Angeles Vipers. California…

2004 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  Massachusetts became the first state to recognize same-sex marriages while later that year nearly a dozen states voted to outlaw same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, the number of Canadian provinces recognizing same-sex marriage would grow to eight. A deadly earthquake and tsunami emanating in the…

2003 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  Washington, D.C. served as the Gay Softball World Series host city for the first time. The Los Angeles Stray Cats wrapped a record 10 consecutive A Division titles. Other winners included the Seattle Monarchs in the B Division, Chicago Cougars in the C…

2002 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  New York and Alaska join the growing number of states to adopt sexual orientation non-discrimination policies in the public and private sectors. Shifting tastes in music put new hip hop and rap artists at the top of the charts including Nelly and Eminem.…

2001 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  The Gay Softball World Series turned 25 in the birthplace city of the tournament, San Francisco, California. West Coast teams took home titles in the A & B Divisions, while the Fort Lauderdale Stingrays repeated as C Division champions. The world changed forever…

2000 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  The new millennium brought fast paced changes to our world in every way possible. Progress continued in the LGBT community as Vermont legalized same sex civil unions. The first of its kind measure afforded the same rights and privileges afforded to straight married…

1999 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  The 1990’s was a transformative decade that set the table for major gains toward equality for the LGBT community in the years to come. Progress toward equality in 1999 included Ontario, Canada affording same-sex couples the same rights as married couples. Meanwhile in…

1998 – 40 Years of NAGAAA

It’s NAGAAA’s 40th Anniversary. Look for the 40 vignettes about our history, daily.  Atlanta, Georgia became a multiple time host of the Gay Softball World Series. Winners included the Los Angeles Stray Cats in the A Division, the Dallas Sting in the B Division and the Boston Southenders in the C Division. LGBT people break through…