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, June 21, 2011

Some interesting names on list of top-ten influential LGBT people in Britain

From TimeOut magazine's "Pride Power" list:

Number 1: Gareth Thomas - rugby player

Former captain of the Wales rugby union team, Thomas came out two years ago in the Daily Mail revealing: ‘What I choose to do when I close the door at home has nothing to do with what I have achieved in rugby.’ He recieved Stonewall’s Hero of the Year award in 2010. He now plays for Super League side the Crusaders. Follow @gareththomas14 on Twitter

Number 4: Gay Games Ambassador Sir Elton John - musician

Elton John is one of the world’s most high-profile gay men and pours money and time into his Aids charity work. He recently showed off his new son, born to a surrogate mum, in OK! magazine and continues to be out and proud to further the acceptance of same-sex parenting. Follow @eltonjohndotcom on Twitter

Number 5: Hope Powell - coach, England women’s football team

A fully qualified A-licence coach, in 2003 Powell became the first woman and out lesbian to achieve the UEFA Pro Licence and was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame. She was given an OBE in 2002 and a CBE in the 2010 birthday honours.

Number 7: Clare Balding - TV presenter

Cambridge graduate Balding is at the top her game after conquering thyroid cancer. The award-winning TV sports presenter and journalist is out, proud and in a civil partnership. Follow @clarebalding1 on Twitter

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