Gay Games Aquatics

A Few Weeks Before Cleveland’s Gay Games 9, a Swimmer Looks Back – and Forward

By Charlie Carson, IGLA Delegate to the Federation of Gay Games

For decades, no one had cracked the 20 second barrier in the 50 yard freestyle event (yards are commonly contested in U.S. high school and collegiate swimming).

But when Joe Bottom broke it at the 1977 NCAA Championships, he smashed it – [...]

It Gets Wetter – IGLA 2013 Seattle

Submit your own it gets wetter video to itgetswetter@igla2013.com

Gay Games 30th Anniversar​y

By Federation of Gay Games

Thirty years ago “the Games that Change the World” began with the opening ceremony of Gay Games I in Kezar Stadium in San Francisco. The FGG is marking this occasion with a weekend of sport, culture and celebration in Los Angeles, California.

Join the Gay Games on Saturday [...]

Bidding Cities for the 4th worldOutgames Announced

By The Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association

The Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association is proud to announce that letters of intent to bid to host the 4thworldOutgames in 2017 have been received from:

Denver – Miami Beach – Reykjavik – Rio de Janeiro – Rome.

The first step of the bidding [...]

Greetings from the new IGLA Secretary!

By Ryan Robertson – IGLA Secretary

Hi everyone! My name is Ryan Robertson and I am the new Secretary for IGLA. You have probably already started seeing articles from IGLA board members. For my first blog post I thought I would introduce my swimming past.

Like many children, I took swim lessons at [...]

Pride House 2012 to welcome all during London 2012 Olympic Games

A gay-friendly venue to relax, to learn, to share, along with dozens of associated sporting and leisure events

London – Press Release from Pride House

Pride Sports UK, in collaboration with the European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation, the Federation of Gay Games, GLISA International, the LGBT Consortium, and the Pride House Foundation, [...]

Coach Kenny Wins SPMA “Coach of the Year” Award

by Raul Reis, Long Beach Grunion Communications Director

Please join me congratulating Long Beach Grunion Head Coach Kenny Brisbin, who has just won the Southern Pacific Masters Association (SPMA) Coach of the Year award! This very prestigious award was presented to Kenny by SPMA at the La Mirada SCY Regional Championship on Saturday, [...]