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.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

LGBT sport changes lives: Daniel from Budapest

We're sharing this message posted on our Facebook wall by Jan Froelich, secretary general of the EGLSF:

This young co-organiser of EuroGames2012 surprised the audience of the VIP reception in Budapest with a speech that left many of us without words:

"Organizing this event has changed a lot in my life. Before, I was only able to speak about my homosexuality with my mother. With my involvement in EuroGames2012 I felt the need to be open with all of my family members. My parents came yesterday to visit me at the EuroGames village and told me that they were proud of me and I told them that I was proud of them. Even my grandfather got involved: he used to be a board member of the Hungarian Football Federation and later today he will be awarding the medals to the winners of the football competition of EuroGames2012."

Daniel's tears infected the audience. There were tears in the eyes of almost all the guests at the reception. Thank you Dani for this touching moment which was a highlight of EuroGames2012 for many of us!

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