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.

Friday, July 8, 2011

The Guardian on the Belfast Braves, the UK's first lesbian football club

From an article in The Guardian:

The charity set up in Fashanu's memory, the Justin Campaign, this week hosted a tournament in Nottingham featuring gay-friendly teams from all over the country – including the UK's first lesbian FC, Belfast Braves.

The Braves include women who participated in the Northern Ireland Ladies' Football Association league, but felt a dedicated lesbian club was necessary "to create a safer environment", according to general manager Lesley Todd. "Our experience is that lesbian players on regular teams can be singled out for whispering campaigns.

Belfast is hardly a bastion of liberal values, but BB say they've received a mostly positive response. "Attitudes have changed a lot," says captain Angie Young. "But discrimination still exists. That's why BB is a haven."

Read in full HERE.

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