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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.

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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.

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Sin City Shootout
Las Vegas
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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.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Aus dem Abseits (on the sidelines): a film about homosexuality in amateur football

Aus dem Abseits - Ein Film über Homosexualität im Amateurfußball from Dino B on Vimeo.

Homosexuality - one of the last taboos in football.

In society gays are believed to be accepted, with prominent examples such as FDP leader Guido Westerwelle or comedian Hape Kerkeling, who give at least the appearance of integration. In professional football, however, coming out is still unthinkable. And in amateur football, with its million players, the subject of homosexuality is taboo.

This film shows that the first steps are made from the sidelines, but that there is still a long way to greater acceptance of gays and lesbians on German football fields.

A film by: Niko Schleicher and Dino Bernabeo

h/t Lou Englefield

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