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.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

30 January 2012 / BBC3 documentary to look at gay footballers

From the Pink Paper:

A new documentary will tackle the issue of homosexuality in British football and the reasons why no players have come out since Justin Fashanu, who suffered abuse after revealing that he was gay in the early 1990s.

Presented by Fashanu’s niece Amal Fashanu, Britain’s Gay Footballers gains opinion from current and past players, supporters and publicists, including Justin Fashanu’s brother, John.

During the BBC programme, John Fashanu, who disowned his brother after he came out, explains to his daughter the barriers against gay footballers. “I think there’s more chance of the next Pope being black, than you finding a footballer who will come out and say he’s gay,” he says.

The programme also hears claims of there being gay footballers who are afraid to publicly reveal their sexuality for fear of abuse within the game or their career taking a downward turn, as happened with Justin Fashanu, once a £1 million player - he later committed suicide.

Keep reading HERE.

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