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 18, 2011

Seattle Lesbian interview with LGBA music directors

Member organization Lesbian and Gay Band Association (LGBA) is currently holding its annual conference and concert in Seattle, hosted by the Rainbow City Band. Charlene Strong interviews some of the directors involved in the conference in the Seattle Lesbian. Here's an extract:

Directing a band is likely not an easy endeavor; with that said, was it difficult to find enough interested parties in the LGBT community in your area to put together a fully positioned band? Or, another way of looking at it, how hard was it for you to motivate our community to be a part of a band?

Michael Clark: We are blessed here in Seattle to live in a community in which the arts are alive and well, and there is a vibrant musical scene. Rainbow City Band (RCB) has grown exponentially over the past several years, and we generally have 70-plus musicians per term, with new members joining us every season. Much of our growth comes from word of mouth, and fortunately we have grown every year as words spread about how fun it is to be part of RCB…and that you can remember how to play your instrument after 20 years away from it.

Read in full HERE.

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