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.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Petition calls on Euro 2012 football players to show solidarity with LGBT people in Ukraine

A petition has been launched to ask football teams participating in the Euro 2012 championship to show solidarity with LGBT people in the Ukraine, victims of homophobic violence and other forms of discrimination:

To support Ukrainian LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender people and their friends and families) after a weekend in which 2 Gay* PRIDE organisers were violently attacked and injured even *after* they had abandoned the public Gay* PRIDE event in the face of overwhelming threats of violence against PRIDE participants. The peaceful Gay* PRIDE event was to highlight the severe difficulties encountered by LGBT people living in the Ukraine who cannot even make peaceful representations in the Ukrainian capital, the week that the law Article 8711, which forbids "homosexual propaganda", was discussed in the Ukrainian parliament (Vehovna Rada).

We urge the national football teams of countries whose foreign ministries have been active in upholding the human rights & dignity of LGBT+ people (Sweden, Netherlands, France, England, Germany, Denmark... express their solidarity by wearing something rainbow, (on the pitch, off the pitch, at the start of the game) to send a ray of hope to Ukrainian LGBT+ people, that they are *not* alone and that their future as LGBT people can be better.

Learn more and sign HERE.

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