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, July 16, 2012

16 July 2012 / Olympic torchbearers: Jason Saw TODAY

We're looking again at LGBT Olympic torchbearers and their nomination stories:

Jason Saw of East Sussex, age 42
Carrying the Flame through Arundel
Carrying the Flame on 16 July 2012

Jason's nomination story
Jason is a humanitarian. He cares for people in a way that I have never seen before. He leads a project called MINDOUT which aims to tackle mental illness in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community, based in Brighton. He meets people who are often in desperate need and provides advocacy, support and advice to them. He specialises in suicide prevention and as a result is a lifesaver. He recently ran the Brighton Marathon in aid of his charity and raised a small fortune. He gives up so much of his spare time to help other people and I have been privileged to witness this first hand. Bearing the torch would be such an amazing thing for him, his charity and those who suffer from mental illness and would be incredibly representative of the long way we have all come in trying to remove the damaging stigmas of being LGBT and suffering from a mental illness and Jason has my nomination.

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