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, March 18, 2011

Nike supports anti-discrimination measure in Nashville

From change.org:

Last night, Nashville's Metro Council decided to delay a final vote on an anti-discrimination measure that would require most contractors and vendors with the city to adhere to a non-discrimination policy that includes protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The delay in the vote isn't a bad sign: turns out that many Metro Council members were just absent from the meeting because their children are on spring break from school.

But it does mean that there will be at least one more Metro Council meeting -- currently scheduled for April 5 -- before a final vote will happen.

Yesterday, Metro Council members got a letter from one of America's corporate leaders, Nike, urging them to extend the city's anti-discrimination laws to vendors and contractors. The letter came from Orson C. Porter, Nike Inc.’s U.S. director of governance and public affairs, and was sent to Councilman Mike Jameson, who is an original sponsor of the expanded anti-discrimination legislation.

"By supporting this measure, you support the guiding principle that every American deserves a chance to compete and prosper on a level playing field," Porter says in the letter from Nike. "At Nike, we believe diversity and inclusion is about respecting our differences, leveraging our strengths and maximizing opportunity for everyone."

Continue reading HERE.

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