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, August 30, 2011

San Francisco Giants LGBT night a success: funds will finance FGG actions

A message from Roger Brigham on the LGBT Night hosted by Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants:

We should offer a big thank you to Doug Litwin of the FGG and Ken Craig of Team San Francisco for their work to ensure the most successful LGBT Night to date. The 1,500 dedicated tickets sold out quickly. Proceeds will benefit Gay Games scholarship athletes as well as a sports component of a GSA (gay-straight alliance high school groups) summit this December in San Francisco, in which Equality Coaching Alliance will participate.

Event highlight's at Monday's game included:
  • rainbow-themed commemorative Giants hats
  • performances by the Gay/Lesbian Freedom Band (with Doug Litwin on drums!)
  • a pre-game party that was packed
  • dozens of fans waving rainbow flags
  • two same-sex couples included on the evening's "Kiss Cam"
  • repeated scoreboard recognition of LGBT Night
  • gay mayoral candidate Bevan Dufty's daughter Sidney proclaiming "Play Ball!" over the PA system
  • and a showing of the Giants' It Gets Better video, the first one made by any major league baseball team.

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