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, January 25, 2011

More on the University of Denver panel discussion on "Invisible Athletes"

From the University of Colorado's student newspaper, Duclarion.com:

At a discussion about issues facing gay and lesbian athletes on Thursday night in the Driscoll Ballroom, panelist David Farber said the aim of all-gay sports organizations, like Denver's GForce Hockey Club, is to make openly-gay athletes fully accepted on traditional teams.

"The end goal is for our organizations to not have to exist anymore," he said.
Farber described a time in the future when openly-gay athletes would be seamlessly integrated into their sports at all levels, from youth to pros.
At this point, he said, a combination of straight and openly-gay athletes on professional teams would be natural, and all-gay organizations would not be necessary for athletes to feel fully accepted on the playing field.

"You can be gay and play sports; these things aren't mutually exclusive," he said.

Keep reading HERE.

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