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.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

FSGL participants make "It Gets Better" videos

During recent events organized by the FSGL and its members, participants were offered the possibility of recording a message for the "It Gets Better" project. "It Gets Better", created by columnist Dan Savage, aims to reach out to young LGBT people at risk for suicide by means of video messages from adults to say that however difficult things may be, if you can get through these difficult months or years, life gets better.

The FGG supports this campaign (see our It Gets Better page), and is glad to see the participation of member organization FSGL in the creation of these videos, which are in English or in French with English subtitles.

During the Face à Face film festival in November 2010, whose theme was sport, several participants took advantage of the presence of Catherine Thiollière and Yves Bourgeay, filmmakers there to present their Gay Games VIII documentary, to record a messsage.

The following spring, during the TIP Paris International Tournament, more messages were filmed, thanks to the work of Yves Selier.

We thank those sharing their stories, the videographers, and the organizers of the events for contributing to this initiative.

If you have made a video we haven't noted, or would like to learn more, write itgetsbetter@gaygames.org.

Coordination and translation Marc Naimark.

View the videos made at the TIP and the  Face à Face film festival on GayGamesTV in the players below:


Face à Face:

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