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, June 6, 2012

7 June 2012 / David Kopay and Roger Brigham to speak on Bay Area radio program on LGBT sport

Gay Games Ambassadors David Kopay and Chris Morgan
with Roger Brigham and Gene Dermody
at closing ceremony of Gay Games VII, Chicago 2006
Gay Games Ambassador David Kopay and FGG board member Roger Brigham will participation in a discussion on LGBT sports and athletes Thursday, 7 June, on San Francisco radio station KALW 91.7 FM's "Out in the Bay" program.

Also being interviewed by host Eric Jansen will be Helen Carroll, director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights Sports Project, and runner Katharine Holland of San Francisco FrontRunners. The interview will air at 7 p.m. Pacific time and be available through a simultaneous webcast and later on podcast at www.outinthebay.com. 

Out in the Bay is the beneficiary this year of money raised by the 33rd annual SF FrontRunners Pride Run, 23 June in Golden Gate Park. 

Former National Football League player Kopay came out in 1975, making him the first athlete in any major American professional team sport to come out. Kopay remains an outspoken advocate in the fight against homophobia in sports.

Brigham, while coaching wrestling in Alaska and serving as sports editor of the Anchorage Daily News, was inspired by Kopay's example when he came out early in 1982, making him the first openly gay sports editor at a major metropolitan daily newspaper. Brigham is now the sports columnist for the Bay Area Reporter, the chairman of Wrestlers Without Borders, and a wrestling coach at San Francisco's Mission High School. He is the founder of Equality Coaching Alliance.

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