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, June 18, 2012

En français / New French sports minister expresses desire for collaboration with FGG

After her nomination in the provisional government of François Hollande's prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, the FGG wrote to new minister for sport Valérie Fourneyron, formerly the mayor of Cleveland's sister city Rouen. She has responded with a very cordial letter (English text below). Ms Fourneyron is expected to be confirmed as minister after the results of the second round of legislative elections last weekend, during which she handily won reelection to her seat in the National Assembly (which she will now resign, per French law which bars ministers from serving in the Parliament).

Allow me to express my warm thanks for your message following my nomination as Minister of Sport, Youth, Popular Education and Associations.

This special attention greatly moved me.

Heading this ministry with a wide scope of action is both an honor and recognition of the work accomplished by a team. Within the admniistration of Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, I am committed to respecting the engagements of the President.

Thank you again for your message and your support.

With my warm wishes,

Valérie Fourneyron

(handwritten note follows)

Be assured of my determination to be at your side for an effective collaboration, beyond the twin city relationship of Cleveland and Rouen, and my friendship with Valarie McCall.

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