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.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Gay Games Ambassador John Amaechi's reacts to the scandal at his alma mater Penn State

Gay Games Ambassador John Amaechi's reactions to the scandal at his alma mater Penn State can be found in this article in the Miami Herald:

John Amaechi was in Washington the other day, about to give a speech to the CEOs of various Fortune 500 companies, when the man introducing him to the room made the mistake of uttering a few sordid syllables.

A graduate of Penn State …

The shame that swept over Amaechi then is unlike anything he has ever felt toward his school.

“As he said ‘Penn State,’ there was an audible intake of breath from the room,” said Amaechi, a former NBA player. “I had to scrap the entire beginning of my speech and explain. I feel ashamed, embarrassed and humiliated. I’ve been talking to former athletes from Penn State, and we were all involved in the Second Mile Program. We were roped into creating the respectable face of Second Mile. That makes me feel unwittingly complicit. We were the front of the house, and the front of the house hid the dark back of the house.”

Keep reading HERE.

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