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.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Campus Progress reports on Athlete Ally and new NCAA policies

From Campus Progress:

It’s been more than 35 years since David Kopay, former NFL running back, came out as openly gay. He was the first athlete in this country’s three major sports (football, basketball, and baseball) to do so. But openly gay or transgender athletes are still exceedingly rare in modern professional sports.

Now a recent initiative aims to make the world of sports friendlier to LGBTQ athletes by giving support to K-12 schools to create an environment of acceptance and respect. Hudson Taylor, a college wrestling coach at Columbia, has launched Athlete Ally, a social media campaign to motivate those in the sports world to accept and welcome LGBTQ athletes. As of this writing, over 1,200 people have already signed the pledge he's created at the newly launched website.

Keep reading HERE.

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