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, May 11, 2011

More Twitter BS, this time from college basketball player

Outsports has a great series of posts on some tweets from North Carolina State University basketball player CJ Leslie.

First, about the tweets themselves (which Leslie has since removed, but which can be seen in the screen cap left).

Then, about Gay Games Ambassador John Amaechi's reaction. Here's an extract:

However, I would suggest that as the incidence of these damaging and obtuse perspectives is ever increasing, we should remind those that can’t resist spewing bigotry in 140 characters, that their right to speak exposes them to of right of balanced and educated people to rip their puny logic and hypocritical perspectives to pieces and call them out as ignorant.

Did you know NC State has a 45% graduation rate for its basketball players?  You would think that would be a larger concern for their players – the vast majority of whom will never join me in pulling on an NBA jersey.

Also, “too big to be gay”?  Sounds like he’s put a lot of thought into that conclusion…

And now, on the University's silent treatment.  Apparently while Leslie has time to tweet, he doesn't have time to explain his tweets.

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