|7-9 September 2012|
Brussels Gay Sports will offer a weekend of fun and fairplay in the capital of Europe, with volleyball, swimming, badminton, and tennis, as well as fitness and hiking.
Learn more HERE.
|26-28 October 2012|
The success of the first edition of the QueergamesBern proved the need for an LGBT multisport event in Switzerland. This year will be even bigger, with badminton, bowling, running, walking, floorball.
Learn more HERE.
|17-20 January 2013|
Sin City Shootout
The 7th Sin City Shootout will feature softball, ice hockey, tennis, wrestling, basketball, dodgeball, bodybuilding and basketball.
Learn more HERE.
|13-16 June 2013|
IGLFA Euro Cup
After this year's edition in Budapest at the EuroGames, the IGLFA Euro Cup heads to Dublin for 2013, hosted by the Dublin Devils and the Dublin Phoenix Tigers.
Learn more HERE.
Sunday, November 18, 2007
Friday, November 9, 2007
The Story of Tom Waddell
by Dylan Vox
Tom Waddell is often credited with making the biggest contribution to the gay sports movement ever by founding the first Gay Games, but there is a story behind the great man of triumph and tragedy that is often never told. An Olympian himself, Waddell knew the pressures of competition, but as a gay man, that competition was only half of his battle.
Click HERE to read the full article on gaywired.com.
Thursday, November 8, 2007
By Rebekah Kendal
IAfrica.com Lifestyle section presents a positive story about Gay Games and LGBT sports. It is wonderful to see quality stories about Gay Games coming out of South Africa. Click HERE to link to the article and enjoy!
Saturday, November 3, 2007
In less than three years, Cologne will play host to athletes from all over the world. Some 12,000 participants from more than 70 countries will attend Gay Games VIII in Cologne in 2010. Preparations are well under way, and several crucial milestones have been achieved. CLICK HERE for full article.
Thursday, November 1, 2007
Click HERE to see the GLAAD web site video.
Click HERE to read the GLAAD press release.
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
The excitement and joy of the 2006 Gay Games in Chicago are captured in a new 208-page 4-color glossy photo soft-cover book available online from the web site www.lulu.com. The book features more than 1,000 images of the sports, culture and ceremonies of Gay Games VII, which were held July 15-22, 2006.
Click here for the full article.
Saturday, September 15, 2007
Between July 31st and August 7th in 2010 the Gay Games VIII will take place in Cologne, Germany. Thousand of international participants from all over the world are expected to take part in this sport and cultural event. Participant figures are reaching almost Olympic size.
Thursday, September 6, 2007
Gay Games Ambassador Dave Kopay is leaving $1 million to the University of Washington Q Center as a legacy donation. This will ensure that the Q Center remains active and helps LGBT students in financial need a way to complete education goals at the University of Washington. David Kopay was an amazing player at UW and he wanted a way to thank the UW for what the experience gave him in life. He continues to be a hero.
Here is the Seattle Times article:
Here is the Seattle Gay News article:
Wikipedia David Kopay Biography:
Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Newsletter of the Federation of Gay Games - Volume IV Issue 1
- San Francisco Hosts 25th Anniversary in October - Join Us!
- AT&T, ORBITZ AND THE BOB ROSS FOUNDATION LEAD SPONSORS OF 25th ANNIVERSARY LEGACY WEEKEND
- NEW MEMBERSHIP ASSEMBLY MEETS IN OCTOBERBoard restructuring enables increased participation at all levels
- IGLFA BECOMES FIRST LGBT SPORTS GROUP TO HOLD INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SOUTH AMERICA
- SEND US YOUR PHOTOS AND STORIES!
We're looking for photos from past Gay Games – especially I, II and III – for our 25th anniversary celebration and future Gay Games promotion.
- CHICAGO GAY GAMES COMMEMORATIVE BOOK COMES OUT SEPTEMBER 2007
- GAMES COLOGNE NEWS -- GAY GAMES VIII WILL BE GREAT
- Pre-Registration for Gay Games VIII is open now!
- GAY GAMES VII PARTICIPANT SATISFACTION SURVEY
Saturday, September 1, 2007
Saturday, July 14, 2007
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
At one-year anniversary, Chicago closes books on international sports & cultural festival
One year after Chicago hosted nearly 12,000 sport and cultural participants at the 2006 Gay Games®, Chicago Games, Inc., (CGI) the host organization for the event, announced today that it has completed the post-Games fundraising and wind down process and that the 2006 Gay Games broke even. Such a positive financial result reverses a 20-year trend, having not been achieved since Gay Games II in 1986. CGI accomplished the result with 2 fewer years planning time than most Gay Games. Click Here for the full story.
Saturday, February 24, 2007
Peg Grey was the first female co-chair of the Federation of Gay Games ( FGG ) , which was officially formed after Gay Games II. Peg Grey participated in every Gay Games since 1986, including Chicago Gay Games VII. She ran in the torch run for the first Gay Games, in San Francisco in 1982.
Bay Area Reporter
Windy City Times