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.

Monday, May 23, 2011

San Francisco Freedom Band part of celebration of Harvey Milk Day

On 22 May at the intersection of Market and Castro Streets in San Francisco, the second "Harvey Milk Day" was celebrated with powerful speeches, the opening of a new Call Center targeting youth in crisis (based in Harvey Milk's former camera store where he in turn counseled many LGBT youths seeking hope), and live music provided by the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, a member of FGG member organization LGBA. Among the speakers were many local and state politicians plus Harvey's nephew Stuart Milk.

This was the second time that gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk's birthday has been celebrated since it became an official California state holiday in 2009. The event in 2011 actually fell on what would have been Harvey's 81st birthday. Milk was shot and killed at his City Hall office in November, 1978 along with mayor George Moscone.

More about this holiday and the sponsoring Harvey Milk Foundation can be read HERE and HERE.

Photos: Thanks to Chip Hoover.

Crowd outside Harvey Milk's camera store

SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band provided live music,

Stuart Milk, nephew of Harvey, and local politicians address the crowd

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