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, April 13, 2011

Gay Games Ambassador anniversary connection: "Philadelphia Freedom" in 1975

This week way back in 1975, Elton John's Philadelphia Freedom was the US Billboard Hot 100 number one single. The song has a Gay Games Ambassador connection that goes beyond Sir Elton John.

Elton John had asked his lyricist Bernie Taupin to write a song in honor of his friend, and fellow Gay Games Ambassador Billie Jean King, whose World Team Tennis team was the Philadelphia Freedoms.

Whatever it's history, it's still a great song. Have a listen:

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