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.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Anne Barr - Sports Leadership in Atlanta

Anne Barr is a fantastic leader in the state of Georgia, USA.   She coaches women's softball and is true sports heroine.  Read the GayWired.com article about Anne Barr and you will be delighted to see a success story in softball.

Article by Dylan Vox
Click HERE for the article on GayWired.com.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

IGLA article on GayWired.com web site

A nice article about Gay and Lesbian Swim clubs and the history of IGLA appears on GayWired.com web site.

Click here to read the article:
Get In the Gay Swim of Things
Enjoy watersports with gay swim teams
By Neil Plakcy

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

ESPN Article about Gay Athletes

ESPN.com has an interesting article about the Aspen Friendship Cup, a hockey game comprised of gay players playing against a team of straight players. The article is written by LZ Granderson. He also writes about the progress for gay athletes in general in this article.

Click here to read his article.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

OutNow Magazine article about Gay Games January 2008

Several Federation of Gay Games board members were interviewed for OutNow Magazine for the January 2008 issue. The article detailed the success of the 25th Anniversary Legacy Dinner and the future direction of the Gay Games.

Click here for the full magazine PDF online. (The file size is 6 MB.)

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Jack Mackenroth Profiled by OutSports.com

Jack Mackenroth is profiled by OutSports.com. Jack has been in 5 Gay Games and is preparing for Gay Games VIII Cologne 2010. He recently appeared on the television show Project Runway, but dropped out due to an illness. He was a favorite on the show. He is quite an athlete and a model for the gay culture.

Read the OutSports.com article by clicking HERE.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Kate Rowe Gay Games VP of Diversity in SSO Article

Sydney Star Observer - Issue 900 - Published 1/10/2008


Gay Games VP of Diversity in Sydney Star Observer article.
Kate Rowe is an amazing athlete and volunteer.
Read the full article by clicking HERE.

WNY NCAA Swim Team Captain Comes Out

Saint Bonaventure University Swim Team Captain Scott Jordan talks about coming out to his team.

Here is a nice story about a College swim team captain that was able to "come out" to his team and gain respect. We all can be proud of his strength and leadership.

To read an article from Outcome, Boston's gay newspaper, click HERE.

Saint Bonaventure University Swim Team Captain Scott Jordan talks about coming out to his team.

Jessica Waddel Lewinstein becomes Team SF board member

Team San Francisco 2008 Board Announcement

Team San Francisco held their general membership meeting last month and elected our 2008 Board of Directors. They have one new face on the board that many of you may already know. Jessica Waddell Lewinstein is their newest member and will be one of their delegates representing Team SF to the Federation of Gay Games. Jessica is the child of Sara Waddell Lewinstein and Dr. Tom Waddell.

Returning board members are: Tyler Cole, Glenn Galang, Michelle Mateychuk, Garland Murphy, and Sanford Smith.