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.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Oregon State softball coach Kirk Walker inspires, reassures other gay leaders

From The Oregonian:

Oregon State softball coach Kirk Walker inspires, reassures other gay leaders

Not only does Oregon have the only publicly gay Division I women's basketball coach in Portland State's Sherri Murrell. The state also is home to the first openly gay man in a Division I sport: Oregon State's Kirk Walker.

Walker came out to his team in 2005, when he and partner Randy Baltimore decided to adopt a child. Jim Buzinski, co-founder of Outsports.com, said Murrell and Walker are still among the very few out coaches nationwide.

Though Walker, 46, said he knows of other gay coaches -- they just haven't been featured in high-profile stories -- his narrative has taken hold and prompted hundreds of responses. Most who contact Walker praise his courage.

Keep reading HERE.

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