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, February 2, 2011

Young "Golden Gate Alliance Wrestling" athlete tells his story of coming out

In the sport column published today in the Bay Area Reporter, Jaime Loo, a 17-year-old senior at Mission High School in San Francisco, tells his inspiring story about coming out as a high school wrestler.

Loo's head coach is Federation for Gay Games volunteer Roger Brigham, who met Loo through his work in San Francisco Alliance Wrestling, which won the 2009 FGG Legacy Award for Coaching and Youth Outreach.

"Alliance does make a difference," Loo said. "You can see ho much improved we are through the Alliance. I would like to help with the Alliance club after I graduate."


"There are many reasons," he said when I asked him why he was telling me his story. "One is because I had a little bit of a taste of what coming out means to me. There's a sense of freedom with it, and not letting society tell me what I should expect to be. People believe that it's hard, but it would help other kids to know it's better than they think it will be.

Read his story HERE.

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