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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, June 5, 2011

Boston Red Sox latest Major League Baseball team to announce "It Gets Better" video

Via Compete:

The Boston Red Sox have become the third professional sports team to announce that they will join the 'It Gets Better Project' and create a video taking a stand against homophobia and bullying.

The Red Sox have responded to a petition started by 12 year old Sam Maden on the website Change.org in honor of his Uncle Chris who died suddenly at only 43. Over 9,000 people have so far signed the petition.

In a statement Susan Goodenow, Senior Vice President/Public Affairs and Marketing for the Red Sox, said:

"We are proud of dedicated Red Sox fans like Sam Maden who have taken the courageous step of publicly standing up against bullying of LGBT youth.

"The Red Sox have frequently done PSA videos, or public service announcement videos, on important social issues. We are currently producing an “It Gets Better” video to support the It Gets Better campaign to stop bullying of LGBT youth and teen suicides. We hope that when it is released it will both reflect our continued commitment to be active participants in the community and help advance the efforts of Sam and others to stop bullying.

"Our team stands for respect and inclusion – there is no place for discrimination or acts of hatred in Red Sox Nation."

Keep reading, in particular about Sam Maden's petition to the Red Sox, HERE.

See our "It Gets Better" blog page HERE.

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