QFF reaches first league: Successful 7th European QFF conference

The 7th conference of Queer Football Fanclubs (QFF), held between September 3-5, 010 in Hamburg-St. Pauli pointed out that discrimination and homophobia still exist on the field, but that they will keep the attack rolling. About 70 members of the network of the gay and lesbian fanclubs had followed Queerpass St. Pauli's invitation to Hamburg to debate, discuss and, of course, to party. The event started Friday night with watching and celebrating the 1:0 victory of the German national team in Brussels against Belgium. On Saturday former president of FC St. Pauli Corny Littmann, openly gay, greeted the participants at [...]

Thursday, September 9th, 2010 @ 19:40|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on QFF reaches first league: Successful 7th European QFF conference

Fanclubs: Queer fans from across Europe to visit Hamburg

Queer Football Fanclubs from across Europe are to visit Hamburg to celebrate themselves, FC St. Pauli´s 100th birthday and St. Pauli´s current jump to the first German National Football League: "We're just kicking off!"

Just two weeks after the 1st game in the 1st German National Football League: Queer Football Fanclubs from Germany and Switzerland will gather in Hamburg for the 7th European Queer Football Fanclubs’ Conference 2010 from 3 – 5 September, 2010.

With the motto “Different colours, same goals!” more than 60 participants, amongst them fanclubs’ representatives from sixteen German and three Suisse football clubs speaking on behalf of more [...]

Monday, August 30th, 2010 @ 19:38|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on Fanclubs: Queer fans from across Europe to visit Hamburg

AOTY Award: Seeking Athlete of the Year

In August, Compete Magazine (previously Sports Out Loud) started accepting applications for its 2010 Athlete of the Year contest. Each year, the magazine honours a deserving LGBT athlete as its Athlete of the Year. The winner is chosen by an application process that includes commitment to personal achievement, active participation in an individual or team sport, commitment to supporting/encouraging others in sports, and his/her commitment to the LGBT sporting community and/or the LGBT community.

“It is important that our winner is committed to members of the gay sporting community in particular and/or the gay community as a whole,” said Co-Publisher David [...]

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 @ 19:37|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on AOTY Award: Seeking Athlete of the Year

WOGA2013: Registration for World Outgames 2013 started

The registration for the 3rd World Outgames Antwerp 2013 is already open, and until the end of August 2010, there is a special promotion for early registration which saves you €41.

This promotion gives you a guaranteed full package, including participation in 1 sport or cultural activity; public transport pass; opening and closing ceremony; lots of goodies and access to special deals by the partners.

There are no extra payments for the 1st chosen sport or activity, so do not wait and register now, because from September 1st, the registration fee will be €140 for the full package.

The World Outgames 2013, a [...]

Saturday, August 21st, 2010 @ 19:35|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on WOGA2013: Registration for World Outgames 2013 started

GGVIII: Gay Games Cologne concluded

The biggest LGBT sports and cultural festival in the world took place in Cologne from July 31 to August 7, 2010. Some 10,000 participants from more than 70 countries converged for the Gay Games VIII Cologne 2010 and celebrated the principles of participation, inclusion and personal best. There were 35 sports and 5 culture categories where people from all over the world took part in, not to mention numerous parties and other events during the event.

The motto was Be part of it! and the invitation was open to everyone – heterosexual or homosexual, male, female, transgender or transsexual, and regardless [...]

Sunday, August 8th, 2010 @ 19:33|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on GGVIII: Gay Games Cologne concluded