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.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

"Beyond Sport" awards; Pride Sports in the running

In a recent issue of the FGG membership newsletter Inclusion, we urged member organizations to consider applying for a Beyond Sports award. We're pleased to learn that Pride Sports has done so, and wish them the best of luck!

Entries remain open until May 1! Why not apply?

Award Entered: Sport Team of the Year
Parent Organisation: Pride Sports
Project Host Nation: United Kingdom

Overview of Project: PrideSports’ Team project is simply effective beyond belief. Called The Miracle of Equality in Sports for All, it puts the achieving into the hearts and heads of participants by getting across the message that connects their team courage to put equality into the heart of sports initiatives. Creativity was crucial, with PrideSports now achieving trust and respect from many sports represented at its annual PrideGames and by running an annual sports equality summit. Sports delegates join in building better relationships by discovering ways to overcome equality barriers.

Various sporting activities arranged by PrideSports enable participants from diverse backgrounds to take part, benefiting from the greater community pride that is shared by all the society, opening sports to all. One of our latest outcomes is a fantastic PrideSports initiative that gained praise from Sir Elton John where a team kit and equality silver trophy, funded by Pride Sports, displayed the slogan “Homophobia: Tackle it” - worn by Sheffield Eagles, a leading rugby team the kit is featured at every rugby match they play. The kit proves how one simple message to tackle hate is effective. PrideSports’ calls for equality messages to be put onto club kit in every televised sport; globally.

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