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FGG: Help ‘Change the World’ by sending athletes from under-served countries to Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10

FGG: Help ‘Change the World’ by sending athletes from under-served countries to Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10

As #GivingTuesday approaches on November 28, and you think about how you are personally going to make a difference in the world, the Federation of Gay Games are reaching out to remind you of the life-changing impact that the Federation Of Gay Games Scholarship Fund has had on more than 800 deserving athletes and artists, since it was started in 1998. The best way […]

Federation of Gay Games Announces Hong Kong As 2022 Gay Games XI Presumptive Host

Federation of Gay Games Announces Hong Kong As 2022 Gay Games XI Presumptive Host

FGG three finalist cities were Guadalajara (MEX), Hong Kong (CHN) and Washington D.C. (USA) The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) General Assembly voting took place 30 October 2017 in Paris, France; Hong Kong is the 2022 Gay Games XI presumptive host city. Site inspections of the three finalist cities took place June & July 2017 by a […]

San Francisco Giants baseball 15th Annual LGBT Game

San Francisco Giants baseball 15th Annual LGBT Game

On Monday, 26 June, the SF Giants (major league baseball) held their 15th Annual LGBT Night Game at AT&T Park. This was the 525th consecutive sold-out game for the Giants, with 41,000+ fans in the ball park, including several thousand LGBT individuals. Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10 got some great exposure at this game. First, the […]

2022 Gay Games XI Shortlist

2022 Gay Games XI Shortlist

The three shortlisted cities for 2022 Gay Games XI are:  Guadalajara, (Gay Games Guadalajara 2022), Hong Kong, (Gay Games XI Hong Kong 2022) and Washington, DC (Gay Games DC 2022). News of site inspections etc., for the three shortlisted cities, are being posted to social media, so that you can follow the activities. These three […]

US Figure Skating Adds Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

US Figure Skating Adds Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

Last year, a group of figure skaters, led by a former FGG Board Member and Treasurer, Alan Lessik, pressed US Figure Skating (USFS) not to hold its Adult Figure Skating Championships in North Carolina. After the North Carolina governor signed regressive legislation repealing significant aspects of LGBT rights in the state, there was a nationwide boycott […]

Updates From Gay Games 10 Paris 2018

Updates From Gay Games 10 Paris 2018

In addition to promoting Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10, the Paris 2018 team, with support from FGG (Federation of Gay Games), is very busy organizing and finalizing plans for the 36 sports and 14 cultural events that will take place next year.   The recent Tournoi International de Paris (the TIP) welcomed over 2,000 participants for […]

FREE EVENT! LGBT Women in Sport – (15th April) – Just Register

FREE EVENT! LGBT Women in Sport – (15th April) – Just Register

LGBT Women in Sport: FREE EVENT  10am – 4pm, 15 April, 2017, Brighton, United Kingdom Speakers from the world of sport – amateur and professional – will explore the issues and barriers that discourage LGBT women from participating, at the  American Express Community Stadium, Brighton,  BN1 6 Brighton. Welcoming delegates will be Joanie Evans and Sophia […]