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

Pro soccer player shares her story as an out gay athlete

Via Anna Aagenes/Our Group: 
Joanna Lohman is a Professional Soccer Player for DC United Women and Co-founder of JoLi Academy LLC, a global soccer initiative starting in India. She decided to share her story with Our Group not only to promote LGBT inclusion in sports, but most importantly, to “stand out” and stand up for all human rights.

I am an American. I am a woman and I just happen to be a gay. To end the story there would be an unforgivable slight to my overall personal journey.

My journey as an American woman started from day one, my journey as a gay woman, however, started at the age of 22. While there were small hints prior to this, it was not until I ended my engagement with a wonderful man, that I truly realized who I was.

We all have choices in life and some are much more difficult than others. And while it may seem easier to take the path of least resistance, it’s absolutely not the path that leads to liberated happiness.

Keep reading HERE.

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