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Katie Taylor documentary – Irish company acquires rights, cinema release Summer 2018

Katie Taylor documentary – Irish company acquires rights, cinema release Summer 2018

Irish company, Wildcard, have acquired the distribution rights for the new Katie Taylor documentary, KATIE TAYLOR: THE COMEBACK, with an Irish cinema release set for later this Summer.  The news follows Katie’s IBF World Title win over the weekend. The film, which is directed by Ross Whitaker (Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story) intimately follows champion boxer, […]

Paris 2018 – LGBT Women in Sport Conference

Paris 2018 – LGBT Women in Sport Conference

LGBT Women in Sport is a cooperative of women from the European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF), Federation of Gay Games, (FGG) and Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10. These groups are co-organizing a weekend of discussion and sporting activities on sport for and about women. CLICK HERE for the Facebook event and additional […]

NI: Rainbow Project Abseil – 100ft off Belfast Castle – do you have the nerve?

NI: Rainbow Project Abseil – 100ft off Belfast Castle – do you have the nerve?

LGBT group for Northern Ireland, The Rainbow Project, Belfast, are holding an abseiling event to fundraise for the centre. You can hold your place for just £25!  Then get to fundraising – you can set up a fundraising page on their website, or if you prefer you can use JustGiving.com/rainbowhealth  They are asking you to […]

Boxing Barbie based on British champ delivers body blow to sexist stereotypes

Boxing Barbie based on British champ delivers body blow to sexist stereotypes

A Barbie doll in the likeness of British Olympic boxing champion, Nicola Adams, complete with “boxing gloves to shatter any glass ceiling”, has been unveiled to mark International Women’s Day. Toymaker Mattel, whose Barbie dolls have in the past drawn criticism for promoting harmful stereotypes, said on Tuesday it hoped the Adams doll would inspire […]

Famous LGBTQ Champion Figure Skaters

Famous LGBTQ Champion Figure Skaters

One of the most iconic of winter sports is figure skating, as evidenced by its popularity as an Olympic competitive event. There is an abundance of talented LGBTQ individuals in the sport, though the list of prominent individuals is entirely populated by gay men. The International Gay Figure Skating Union (IGFSU) was created as an […]

FGG sponsors first-ever NFL ‘Inclusion Party’ on eve of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis

FGG sponsors first-ever NFL ‘Inclusion Party’ on eve of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis

Returning to Minneapolis for the first time since the FGG Board held its mid-year meeting there in 2017, FGG Co-President Sean Fitzgerald and former Co-President Kurt Dahl attended the inaugural Super Bowl Inclusion Party, hosted by National Football Alumnus and Gay Games Ambassador Esera Tuaolo. Held on 31 January, over 500 diverse community members gathered, and […]

Fed. of Gay Games & Gay Games 11 – Hong Kong 2022 Sign Official Licence Agreement

Fed. of Gay Games & Gay Games 11 – Hong Kong 2022 Sign Official Licence Agreement

The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) and Gay Games 11 – Hong Kong 2022 organizers have officially signed the licence agreement finalizing the agreement between the FGG (International governing organization) and Gay Games 11 – Hong Kong 2022 (Local host organization). On 12 August 2018, at the Closing Ceremony of Gay Games 10 Paris, the ceremonial Gay Games flag will be passed […]