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.

Monday, September 13, 2010

2nd Forum FSGL a success

Despite moving to a new venue, City Hall of the 4th Arrondissement, the 2nd Forum FSGL was a big success. Fewer casual drop-in visitors were present, but there were more than enough people interested in learning more about the more than 20 FSLG member clubs present. In addition to these clubs, other organizations such as SOS Homophobia and a new association promoting social activities for transgender people were invited, as were the Federation of Gay Games and the EGLSF/Eurogames 2011. Also present were representatives of the Face-à-Face film festival in St Etienne, whose theme this year is sport and homophobia, with the premiere of original films based on Gay Games VIII.

While the booths of these organizations attracted visitors to the upper level ballroom, downstairs there were plenty of activities as well. The opening event was a panel discussion moderated by FGG Honorary Life Member Manuel Picaud and including researcher Sylvain Ferez and representatives of FSGL clubs sharing their experiences welcoming HIV-positive athletes.

After this event, the courtyard of the City Hall hosted demonstrations by member clubs, including basketball (Entre 2 Basket), bodybuilding (Le Coq Musclé), dance (Gais Musette), softball (BK Softball), and wrestling (Paris Lutte).

The FGG thanks Bruno Aussenac and the board of the FSGL, Patrick Bridot, coordinator for the Forum, and all the FSGL volunteers for welcoming the Federation, represented by co-president Emy Ritt and board members Sonia Abécassis and Marc Naimark.

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