Tag Archive | Federation of Gay Games

Federation of Gay Games: Give the Gift of FGG Scholarship

Federation of Gay Games: Give the Gift of FGG Scholarship

That’s why Kevin, and millions of LGBT+ athletes and artists just like him, mean the world to the Federation of Gay Games.   Before receiving a scholarship to attend Gay Games 10 | Paris 2018, Kevin could only imagine a place where people from every corner of the world came together by the thousands, to celebrate […]

Paris hosts Gay Games amid surge in anti-gay aggression in France

Paris hosts Gay Games amid surge in anti-gay aggression in France

(Reuters) Athletes from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Russia were among the thousands of people convening in Paris on Saturday for the opening ceremonies of the 10th Gay Games, which aim to raise awareness about LGBT rights. They paraded behind their respective national flags in a stadium in western Paris, in celebrations attended by Mayor Anne […]

FGG Announces 2018 Tom Waddell Awards

FGG Announces 2018 Tom Waddell Awards

The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) has announced that Paul Oostenbrug and Gert McMullin are the recipients of the 2018 Tom Waddell Award. Named in the memory of the founder of the Gay Games, the Tom Waddell Award is the highest honour bestowed by the FGG. The Dr. Tom Waddell Trophy was a gift from […]

Federation of Gay Games Official Statement: Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10

Federation of Gay Games Official Statement: Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10

Recent events regarding participants from Taiwan and China have elevated the need for the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) to state its position on matters at hand regarding nationality, ethnic origin and political beliefs. · The FGG looks forward to Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10 organizers successfully hosting 10,317 participants from 91 countries, 4-12 […]

FGG: Afro Games 9-14 December 2018

FGG: Afro Games 9-14 December 2018

The FGG is delighted to announce the first LGBT+ international sports event in Africa! The event is being organised in partnership with South African FGG member organisation, KZN LGBT Recreation. For updates, you can follow at: Facebook.com/AfroGames2018

FGG Welcomes New Chinese Ambassador For Gay Games Paris

FGG Welcomes New Chinese Ambassador For Gay Games Paris

The FGG (Federation of Gay Games) is delighted to present their newest Gay Games Ambassador, a professional surfing athlete from China called ‘A Sam’ 许景森 ! A Sam has just ‘come out’ publicly via his Weibo social media account – a first for China! Congratulations to him on his bravery and pioneering action. The Gay […]

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 […]