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, May 15, 2012

Hudson Taylor nominated for GQ magazine award

From The Gentlemen's Fund website, the nomination profile of Athlete Ally's Hudson Taylor:

Hudson Taylor, the founding Executive Director of Athlete Ally, is a competing athlete and Division I college wrestling coach at Columbia University. Committed to civil rights and social justice, Hudson wore a Human Rights Campaign sticker on his wrestling headgear in college to show solidarity — as a heterosexual athlete ally — with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. This single act drew media attention around the country and prompted thousands of inspiring, personal messages.

With this encouragement, Hudson became committed to speaking louder as advocate and founded the non-profit organization, Athlete Ally. He was recently honored for his work by PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). Hudson is also a blogger for the Huffington Post and was recognized by the publication as "Person of the Day" on April 8, 2011. He continually fights to end homophobia and transphobia in a wholesome and respectful manner in order to appeal to both male and female members of the sports community as well as to its most conservative and religious participants.

Athlete Ally is a non-profit sports resource encouraging all individuals involved in sports to respect every member of their communities, regardless of perceived or actual sexual-orientation, gender identity or expression, and to lead others in doing the same. Athlete Ally provides social advocacy campaigns, on-campus trainings, and practical tools, including resources to locate and learn about allied athletes, coaches, teams, athletic clubs and sports-based advocacy projects around the country.

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