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.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Jamal Brown - Out on the Dartmouth Track Team

Jamal Brown has written an inspirational story about being an "out" athlete at Dartmouth University in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the USA.

This is a must read if you want a feel good story about a brave young man. Jamal is currently working at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) in Boston. Jamal will be a part of the upcoming Out magazine's Out 100.

Checkout everything on http://www.outsports.com/

MySpace Video 25 Years of LGBT Sports

This is an excerpt from MySpace of a panel discussion about professional sports players coming out and 25 years of LGBT sports. Somehow they failed to mention the first Gay Games, 25 years ago in San Francisco.

Home Run or Strikeout? 25 Years of LGBT Sports

John Amaechi interview with GayAgenda.com

Gay Games Ambassador John Amechi gives a lengthy, interesting interview with the web site GayAgenda.com. The interview is with James Hipps.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Matthew Mitcham Speaks!

Matthew Mitcham speaks to the Sydney Morning Herald with a glowing post Olympic interview about being the only out gay man at the 2008 Olympics.

[Australia's best-selling magazine for gay men which featured Mitcham on the cover following his Olympic heroics. "That was cool," he said. They always have the most gorgeous men on the front cover of DNA. To be on there, not because I'm gorgeous but because I'm a very good diver, but yeah that was nice."]

Humble guy. He is gorgeous. - Gay Games Blogger

Click HERE for the article.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Esera Tuaolo to speak at University of Wisconsin

Gay Games Ambassador Esera Tuaolo will speak to UW Madison in October.
Esera Tuaolo (right) with FGG board member Darl Schaaff (left) at Legacy Dinner Oct. 2007. Photo - Dick Gerharter

Former professional football player Esera Tuaolo, a member of the Green Bay Packers from 1991-92, will speak on campus about his experience as a closeted gay man in the hyper-masculine world of the NFL as keynote speaker for Finding Common Ground: National Coming Out Week 2008.

The appearance, sponsored by the LGBT Campus Center, will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, in Memorial Union’s Great Hall.

For more information, contact Cory Schultz at 886-0479 or c.schultz88@gmail.com.
More information is at the UW web site. www.news.wisc.edu/15696