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.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Washington DC's Heister and Ashley going for the gay gold in golf

Joey DiGuglielmo from the Washington Blade profiles Andrea Reister and her partner Marty Ashley competing together in golf in Cologne.

The Gay Games medals that lesbian attorney Andrea Reister keeps in her office at Covington & Burling on Pennsylvania Avenue — three golds and a silver for cycling — have had a somewhat unexpected effect.

Natural conversation starters, Reister says they’ve been a way to come out to clients without making a proclamation.

“People who know me very well know it’s just part of my persona,” she says. “They’ve become a very positive aspect of who I am. And it’s an easy way to get it out there without making it a big deal. They’re something everybody can relate to.”

Reister, 52, is gearing up for her third Gay Games. She competed in Sydney in 2002 and in Chicago in 2006 but is switching gears for this eighth installment of the Games, which kicks off next weekend in Cologne, Germany. She and her partner of nine years, Marty Ashley, will compete together in golf.

Read the rest of the story HERE.

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