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Argentina’s first openly gay basketball star on coming out

Argentina’s first openly gay basketball star on coming out

This week Sebastian Vega became the first basketball star in Argentina to come out – Interview by Oscar Lopez Travelling Argentina and the world as a professional basketball player, Sebastian Vega was living his childhood dream. But carrying a secret deep within was a nightmare. “When I started to feel attracted to a man, I […]

FGG: “One Quarter In…

FGG: “One Quarter In…

A message from the Federation of Gay Games: “One Quarter in… …And 2020 continues to present the World with challenges. We started with an overhang of protests, endured raging bushfires, and are now faced with a rapidly spreading virus, that both threatens lives and throws a spotlight on the disenfranchised, disadvantaged, and those with challenging […]

UK: ‘Coronation Street” gay footballer storyline welcomed

UK: ‘Coronation Street” gay footballer storyline welcomed

A leading British soap opera storyline about a young gay footballer could help challenge homophobia in sport, and encourage players to feel more comfortable in their sexuality, LGBT+ campaigners said on Tuesday. The Coronation Street drama, watched by millions, follows the story of rising sports star, James Bailey, played by actor, Nathan Graham, who faces […]

Golfer Piercy loses sponsors over homophobic Buttigieg meme

Golfer Piercy loses sponsors over homophobic Buttigieg meme

(Reuters) – Former US Open runner-up Scott Piercy has lost major sponsors, after he posted a homophobic meme on social media about openly-gay former US presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg, several media reported. The Titleist and FootJoy brands, both owned by US golf equipment and clothing retailer Acushnet Holdings Co, and Swedish fashion retailer J. Lindeberg, […]

Out Now! Jan/Feb 2020 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! Jan/Feb 2020 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the January/ February 2020 issue of EILE Magazine! Weatherwise, it hasn’t turned out to be a great New Year, and the Coronavirus hasn’t helped, but when you see what EILE has in store for you, you’ll cheer up no end! Musicwise, we feature Nico Grund, Ventresca, Hawktail, and a Supergrass review by Frances […]

Trans BMXer riding high as Olympic dream edges nearer

Trans BMXer riding high as Olympic dream edges nearer

When American BMX Freestyle rider, Chelsea Wolfe, received an email asking her to register for the Tokyo Olympics this month, it took her one step closer to her dream of making history, as the first transgender athlete to compete in the Games. Wolfe, one of the first openly trans people to receive such an invitation, […]

FGG: 2026 Bidding Process – RFI Now Available

FGG: 2026 Bidding Process – RFI Now Available

Do You Want To Bring Gay Games XII To Your City In 2026? The first step in the Site Selection process, to identify the host for the next Gay Games in 2026, is submitting a Request for Information (RFI) document. This is now available, and can be received by contacting: