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.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Results of French survey on homophobia in sport

Veryfriendly reports on a survey carried out by sports psychology consultants Cabinet MB on the attitude of athletes to homosexuals. Read Veryfriendly's story HERE, and see the report on the firm's website HERE.

In short,  The main results show that athletes do demonstrate greater homophobic attitudes than non-athletes, in particular for male homosexuality. Gay men are the victims of the most discrimination, while lesbians are relatively well accepted by athletes, both male and female. They observed no effect of the type of sport, or between team sports and individual sports.

A broader study is to take place with the regional administration for youth and sport of Aquitaine to attempt to see if there is any effect from the sport practiced, the type of sport, and the level of practice.

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