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 20, 2012

FGG Officer for Ceremonies one of Interpride magazine's 16 "Game Changers"

The 2012 Interpride magazine features 16 "Game Changers", "16 amazing Americans who are giving their
all to promote equality on (and off) the court". Among those featured is Federation of Gay Games Officer for Ceremonies Shamey Cramer:

Behind the scenes and off the field, one name has been synonymous with Pride in sports for decades—Shamey Cramer. It all started in 1982 when Cramer founded Team Los Angeles to compete in San Francisco’s inaugural Gay Games. On the heels of that event, he went on to organize L.A.’s Festival Games from 1983 to 1985. Run in conjunction with Los Angeles Pride, it was the first annual LGBT multisport festival in America. A cyclist, speed skater, wrestler and middle-distance runner himself before a traumatic ski accident left him without the use of his right leg, Cramer was also the chair for the first U.S. AIDS Ride and has been a key member of the Federation of Gay Games for years. Most recently, he represented the FGG at the fifth World Conference on Women and Sport in Los Angeles, where he spoke about his efforts over the years. “Sports are as unifying a force as music is,” he says, “and I’m proud to represent an organization that for 30 years has stood for the use of sport to eradicate homophobia, racism and sexism around the globe.”

Read the article here:

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