In The News – For This Gay Man, Color Guard Means Family
When Victor Genin was 15, he participated in a junior ROTC program in his high school. As part of his training, he learned to spin rifles. Which is why he was intrigued when he observed a friend spinning a sabre one day in the cafeteria.
“What’s that?” he asked his friend, who replied, “Oh, it’s color guard!”
Today, after around five years of competing, Genin is more than familiar with color guard. He’s one of its top performers. Genin has risen through the ranks to become a color guard captain in the Cadets, a corps battling for the championship title in Drum Corps International. Viewers can see him perform weekly on Fuse’s Clash of the Corps, a new reality docu-series produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, which follows real marching bands and the lives of its participants.
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