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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 21, 2011

LGBT sport activist Dimitar Dimitrov wins human rights prize

Congratulations to Dimitar Dimitrov, a delegate from BAGS "Outsports Bulgaria" to EGLSF, who recently earned a major human rights prize from the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee:

The Bulgarian Judges Association won first prize at Human of the Year 2011, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committees’s (BHC) annual awards for the contribution to human rights and their protection.
The award ceremony took place in Sofia on 9 December 2011, on the eve of the International Human Rights Day.


The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee and the Human of the Year jury also awarded two special prizes:

Dimitar Dimitrov was distinguished as Activist of the Year. He is one of the most dedicated and visible activists for LGBT rights in Bulgaria, having contributed extensively to the promotion and assertion of the cause. This year, he stood out with his extraordinary human rights solidarity – he initiated the Flower for Free Bulgaria campaign in support of Bulgarian Muslims after the Sofia mosque attack. In a matter of hours, hundreds of people responded to his call for community and humanity against racism and hatred.


In 2011, the jury expanded the judging criteria to include nominations of individuals, who fight to protect values, comparable to human rights and whose actions are in line with the spirit of the award. Nominations related to animal rights and the protection of the environment have therefore also been admitted – expressing the jury’s strong conviction that these causes also deserve attention, recognition and admiration.

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