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 13, 2012

A rugby novice joins Germany's first gay-friendly rugby club

From the blog of Dale Phurrough:

I joined Berlin Bruisers – Germany’s first gay rugby club

Rugby. It seems that I have joined the Berlin Bruisers; Germany’s first gay rugby club. We had the club’s first meetup last night. Yes, we are creating the club from the start. Join us!

Being in a rugby club excites and surprises me both. I’m excited to play a challenging game with a bunch of soon to be friends. I’m surprised in myself to be taking up a new aggressively athletic sport at 42. But like my wise Aunt said, “Do it while you’re young. ‘Cuz when you old, you’re tired and hurt.” My friend Trinity (a natural athlete, coach of several sports, and DJ) told me I shall learn to love the burn. I’m going to remember that and repeat it over and over while having fun on the pitch.

Dave Egan tells us that for the moment, the group is made up of expats, but they welcome any Germans who would like to join in. He also says that although the still small group includes only men, women are very welcome. Berliners and visitors can meet them as they march in the Christopher Street Day parade on 23 June.

Join their Facebook group HERE.

View the video of their first training session below:

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