|7-9 September 2012|
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|
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
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.
Friday, February 29, 2008
Poots was quoted “I just cannot fathom why people see the necessity to develop an apartheid in sport. “It would be unacceptable to produce an all-black rugby team or an all-white team or an all-Chinese team. To me, it’s equally unacceptable to produce an all-homosexual rugby team, and I find it remarkable that people who talk so much about inclusivity and about having an equal role in society would then go down the route of exclusion.”
He was commenting about a local gay rugby team. He seemed to be unaware that gay and lesbian teams welcome heterosexual players and many teams have heterosexual players on their teams. We need to get this message out to educate our elected officials and public.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
The Matthew Shepard Foundation announced today that it plans to engage the general public in the mission to "Replace Hate with Understanding, Compassion and Acceptance."
Each year, the Foundation honours outstanding individuals or organizations with the coveted "Making a Difference Award."
This year's honoree is John Amaechi, former NBA player and youth advocate.
Click HERE to read the full Article is on the Pink News UK.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
GayWired.com has a great article about Guy Sandin.
Gay Men in Sports: Olympic Diver Guy Sandin
By Dylan Vox
Read about Guy Sandlin's hard work to become an Olympic diver and coming out at age 30. He now lives in Los Angeles and looks as in shape as his Olympic diving days.
Check it out on GayWired.com
Photo Credit: Edith Sieg, Chicago Gay Games 2006
Photo shown is not Guy Sandlin.
Friday, February 22, 2008
Many of you met Jack on Project Runway this season on Bravo. Many more Gay Games swimmers already knew Jack many years and from many Gay Games cities. He not only looks like a model, but he is a model athlete.
A great blog interview with Jack Mackenroth on POZIAM BLOG. Jack discusses his life and attending Gay Games since Gay Games III Vancouver BC. Jack says attending Gay Games III as "one of the greatest experiences of my life." Jack has competed in every Gay Games since. His team set national masters records at Gay Games VII in Chicago 2006.
Click here to read the blog article.
“Golf Cologne – be part of it!” on 19 April 2008
Preview competition for Gay Games VIII
Cologne 2010 Feb. 22, 2008 - Cologne. A golf tournament is to be held in Cologne to raise awareness of the Gay Games VIII Cologne 2010. On April 19, 2008, dozens of golfers will face off against one another while promoting greater acceptance of homosexual, bisexual, transgender and transsexual people.
Click Here to read the entire press release:
Gay runners prepare for challenge of upcoming ING Marathon
By Matt Hennie
"Scores of gay and lesbian runners will be among the 15,000 participants expected in the second running of the ING Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon late next month. Their reasons for taking part in such a grueling event — 13.1 miles for the half marathon and twice that for the marathon — are as varied as their running shoes."
Click Here to read the entire article.
Thursday, February 21, 2008
"The conventions of ballroom dance can be paralleled to gender and sexuality norms that have existed for centuries. Gary Woods – the first student of Dance Dance with Hot to Foxtrot – has been instrumental in altering the rules of ballroom dance and thus the perception of sexuality."
As told to Andre Rangiah
Click here for the article:
Click here for the home page of SSO. www.ssonet.com.au
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Click here to read Dan Woog's article.
Click her to check out It Takes a Team link for more information.
Friday, February 8, 2008
by Kera Soko
The Golden Gate Wrestling Club (GGWC) is helping local high school wrestling teams. GGWC was founded in 1986 and is a member of Team San Francisco. Read the article on the Edge online.
Click HERE to read the article.
Golden Gate Wrestling Club
Team San Francisco
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
You can read about Bill Bean as a Gay Games Ambassador by clicking HERE.
Monday, February 4, 2008
Click HERE for the story.