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.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Anheiser-Busch unhappy about homophobia on UFC shows it sponsors

The manufacturer of Bud Light opposes
sexism and homophobia. Ahem.
From PinkNews.co.uk:

A major sponsor of the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts events has complained to organisers about homophobic comments made by competitors and staff. Drinks company Anheuser-Busch said in a statement: “We’ve communicated to the UFC our displeasure with certain remarks made by some of its fighters, and they have promised to address this. If the incidents continue, we will act.”

The company, which owns Budweiser, said it “embraces diversity and does not condone insensitive and derogatory comments rooted in ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, etc.”

As UFC continues to gain exposure in the US, Bud Light became a sponsor of the fights on pay-per-view and TV broadcasts, but according to Ad Age, the sponsor may take unspecified action if homophobic and sexist comments continue to be made.

Keep reading HERE.

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