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, October 25, 2011

Pan Am Games news: trans athlete places in track and field in Guadalajara 2011, looking forward to Toronto 2015

From Outsports:

Keelin Godsey, a former track & field standout at Bates College, placed fifth in the hammer throw at the Pan American Games today as a member of the United States National Track & Field team. There were 14 women in the competition; Godsey threw a distance of 67.84m, which is his third-best distance ever.

Godsey is a male transgender athlete competing against women from Canada to Argentina. That may be a confusing dynamic to some, but he is in the same boat as Kye Allums: A pre-transition transgender athlete

See Keelin's blog HERE.

Read a great profile of Keelin by Dan Woog HERE.

The Pan Am Games are taking place now in Guadalajara, but in 2015 they'll be coming to Toronto, where the FGG is currently holding its Annual General Assembly.

We had the pleasure of meeting with new member Outsport Toronto who is closely involved with the efforts of the local organizing committee to ensure all forms of diversity at the Games, and more important, to do so in a way that will leave a lasting legacy. The FGG is pleased with the offer of Outsport Toronto to continue to explore ways in which the FGG can support this great initiative.

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