Featured events

7-9 September 2012
Brussels Games

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
Bern, Switzerland

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
Las Vegas
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.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The kindness of strangers..

It's a familiar story for veterans of Gay Games: the discovery of the desire of denizens of our host cities to make participants and spectators of Gay Games feel welcome.

In less than 20 minutes, I was helped on two occasions by Koelners who observed my confusion (at some confusing situations), and set me straight... One even took the pain to observe the word "France" printed on my badge and addressed me in French.

Why was I confused? It turns out that U-Bahn lines 3 and 4 are currently rerouted due to track works... which is why my number 3 train kept refusing to go where I wanted it to.

Moral of the story: wear your badge with pride!

-- Marc

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