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: Gideon Meade TODAY

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

Gideon Meade of Brighton, age 54
Carrying the Flame through Chichester
Carrying the Flame on 16 July 2012

Gideon's nomination story

Gideon is the founder of BLAGSS - Brighton Lesbian and Gay Sports Society. In 1997 he had a vision to set up BLAGSS to provide an inclusive and supportive sports and social group for the city's gay and lesbian community. Membership is open to all, but the vast majority of our members are either gay or lesbian, and join to play sports and socialise with like-minded people. In 2011 BLAGSS has grown to have 500+ members and covering more than 15 different sports. Without Gideon BLAGSS would not be what is today a thriving club that holds over 200 events over the year, including entry into Brightons Pride Parade, and helping out with the Stoneawall walk, held in Brighton each year.

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