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.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Anna's story from the Our Group student-athlete blog

An extract from Anna's post on the Our Group blog:

When I got to Penn, I was so excited to be a part of a vibrant, active LGBT community that did not exist at my high school. I started going to Queer Student Alliance meetings and social events. I also began to date Cynthia, a former softball player, a few weeks after I arrived at Penn. Cynthia, like many LGBT athletes, did not feel comfortable being “out” on her team, and so she delayed comi
ng out until her sophomore year.

Through my work on PATH (Penn Athletes and Allies Tackling Homophobia), I met many former athletes (Penn and non-Penn) who quit because they were afraid due to homophobic comments by teammates. Luckily, my PATH friends and I were able to promote tangible change on campus through anti-homophobia visibility campaign and special events.

When I was growing up, I never imagined that it was possible to be both an athlete and openly bisexual. I graduated from Penn last May, but I am still pursuing my dream to become an elite track athlete. I am also still active in the queer community through Our Group and the GLSEN Sports Project.

Read in full HERE:

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