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 15, 2011

More on Berlin Civil Courage Prize

The following corresponds to the presentation made by Dr Tatjana Eggeling, founding member and vice president of the Queen Nations Initiative, at the presentation of the Berlin Pride Civil Courage Prize to the FGG and GLISA International:

The Queer Nations Initiative was founded in August 2005 with the goal of establishing a multidisciplinary insitute for the studies of lesbian and gay life in the past and present.

The Queer Nations Initiative harkens back to the world-famous Magnus Hirschfeld Institute which was destroyed by the Nazi regime in 1933. On the site of the Magnus Hirschfeld Institute now stands the Chancellery of the German Federal Republic.

The Queer Nations Initiative enthusiastically supports the Civil Courage Award because sport like science should be a mirror of society with equal rights for everyone. We need role models in sport and science. GLISA and FGG represent not merely sports but also fight against homophobia in sport.

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