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, March 27, 2012

Equality Forum announces National Sports Panel

Equality Forum has announced the composition of its National Sports Panel. 

National Sports Panel

Saturday, May 5, 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
237 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA

This panel explores the challenges facing openly LGBT athletes in college, amateur, and professional sports.
Brian Kitts (Moderator) 
Board Member
GForce Sports
Brian Kitts is a Managing Partner of the You Can Play Project and a Board Member of GForce Sports, two organizations promoting equality for LGBT athletes. He  teaches sports management at the University of Denver.
Patrick Burke (Panelist) 
You Can Play Project
Patrick Burke is a Cofounder of the You Can Play Project, which promotes respect for LGBT athletes in sports. A scout for the Philadelphia Flyers, Burke is a dedicated straight ally in the fight for equality.
Nevin Caple (Panelist) 
Br{ache the Silence Campaign
Nevin Caple is a former college basketball player and Founder of the Br{ache the Silence Campaign, created to advance LGBT inclusion in intercollegiate athletics and stop high school bullying. 
Jason Magnes (Panelist) 
Penn Athletes and Allies Tackling Homophobia (PATH)
Jason Magnes is a junior at University of Pennsylvania and a member of the Penn Tennis Team. One of two out male varsity athletes at Penn, he is the leader of the student group PATH. 
Lee-J Mirasolo (Panelist) 
Assistant Coach
Princeton University
Lee-J Mirasolo is an Assistant Coach for the women’s ice hockey team at Princeton University. An out player in high school and college, Mirasolo is an advocate for athlete openness in all sports.
Brandon Stoneham (Panelist) 
Soccer Player
Adelphi University
Brandon Stoneham is an openly gay Division 1 soccer player at Adelphi University. By telling his coach and team that he’s gay, Stoneham joins a growing number of student athletes who are, in his words, “redefining normal.” 

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