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.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Some LGBT sport connections to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

The US Senate at last has voted the repeal of the discriminatory and homophobic "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in the American armed forces.

In addition to the presence of a former US Navy sailor on the FGG board, there are a few more LGBT sport connections.

We think, for example, of photographer Jeff Sheng, who followed up his "Fearless Campus" project with a moving series of photos (see above) of military men and women affected by DADT, or Outsports photos (left) of Gay Games VIII athletes participating in the "dog tag" project, or baseball umpire Dan Pallone's comparison of DADT with homophobia in sport, or this message from Gay Games cyclist Jonathon Edwards to Lt. Dan Choi, the leading face of the fight against DADT.

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