The Power of the Phoenix Jar

By Sarah Hall (@sarahhowling)

Last year I started out being exhausted by people who would still call the Arizona Coyotes the ‘Phoenix’ Coyotes.

“Dollar in the Phoenix Jar,” I would say on twitter, in posts, in real life. Joking mostly, who would actually put money in a jar for saying Phoenix?  Apparently, someone from the Coyotes staff said this to someone on the draft floor in Buffalo, that guy owes like $20 for that.

But then I found a cause, dear and close to my heart. Research for Ependymoma and Glial tumors of the head and spine.  Gus is a seven-year-old, extremely wonderful boy and has Ependymoma. Cancer is an evil disease and there is nothing I can physically to do make it better. But I can talk about it, I can fund raise, and I can come up with the Phoenix Jar.

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You Are Not Cowards, I Promise

By Sarah Hall (@sarahhowling)

More than a week ago, an article came out in the Washington Blade that has made me think about things.  It discusses what each league is doing for LGBT (no mention of QAUI+) athletes who are/aren’t out in their respective leagues.  It reads like a typical piece about the LGBT in sports. Until you go actually look at the title.

‘They’re cowards’ – gay athletes still refuse to come out’ and it is as jarring as you think it is.

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