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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

An update on Athlete Ally's Bates College event via Outsports

Hudson Taylor filed this report with Outsports on his recent mass  pledge at Maine's Bates College:

This month brought incredible momentum to Athlete Ally. I’ve visited schools throughout the East coast and spoken to thousands of students, including hundreds of student athletes and coaches, about the important principles of respect, leadership and inclusion in sports.

I have also introduced the Athlete Ally Pledge and Ambassador program to several campuses. On Thursday, May 12, 2011, Athlete Ally hosted the first ever campus-wide Athlete Ally Pledge signing event at Bates College. Entitled “Bates Allies Rally: Celebrating Our Differences,” the event concluded the college’s first Pride Festival and was sponsored by the Bates Athletic Department and OUTfront, a student-run LGBT justice and support group. Athlete Ally worked directly with the Athletic Director, who brought me to the campus and made our Pledge a fundamental part of this event.

The event included my kick-off address, a panel discussion entitled “Respect for All Individuals” and a barbeque on the school quad. Like the students, coaches and administrators at Marist and Amherst Colleges and the other schools that I’ve recently addressed, the Bates community was thrilled to cultivate and empower its allies. Hundreds of student-athletes signed the Athlete Ally Pledge, adding to the hundreds of Bates students who had already signed our Pledge. I was also very inspired by the program’s panel presenters. I enjoyed feeling part of the campus and witnessing the community unify for this cause. I was able to wear a Bates t-shirt to better join in the camaraderie – also a great souvenir.

Keep reading HERE.

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