The LGBT squash group In4Squash Ireland will shortly be running a series of women’s-only coaching sessions in the south Dublin area.
Jason Collins of the NBA has become the very first openly gay player on a major American sports team. well done to him, his brave move will inspire countless people in and out of the sports world.
With the mini marathon around the corner and not to forget Dublin Pride’s Run in June as well, have you been thinking, I’d love to give that a shot? Well now’s your chance. The lovely folks at Dublin Frontrunners were in touch and asked us to give a shout out to all you ladies who want to give it a go.
Should Ireland beat Italy tomorrow (and oh yes they should), they will have won every game. All five. This hardly ever happens and is called the Grand Slam. Now that’s something to celebrate this Paddy’s weekend.
The Nigerian women’s soccer federation is in trouble again! FIFA has asked them to explain a piece in the country’s media quoting the chairperson of the federation as saying there is a ban in place on lesbians on the team.
Limerick along with Amsterdam, London, Paris & Orlando all submitted Bid Books to the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) on Thursday February 28th.
I can’t do it. I can’t. I gasp another lungful of air through a windpipe that feels like it’s shrunk to a small, scratchy straw. It feels like every muscle in my body is quivering, shaking, grasping for just enough tension to stay upright and push me forward one more step.
Limerick’s application for the addition of Boxing & Wheelchair Rugby to the approved sports list for the 2018 Gay Games has been officially approved by the international Federation of Gay Games (FGG).
Booty blocks and bodacious babes; sound like a fun way to get fit and have more fun than should be legal? Then Roller Derby is for you. Aoife had a go and is hooked.
We all know the stereotype, the tomboy out playing with the boys in the park, and as you get older it becomes the beer-drinking lesbian who’s great for sitting down with the lads talking about the latest premiership match.
The best part of watching the Olympics this past summer, for me at least, was watching the soccer. Abby Wambach was one of the players that brought it all to life and her talent is there to see online all year through. At last she beats out Brazil’s Marta to the big one – the 2012 Ballon d’Or
Justin Fashanu may have been the first top flight football player to come out but 22 years after him we are still waiting on number two. Manchester United’s Anders Lindegaard thinks it’s about time someone stood up
Thirty fit women tackling, tumbling and rolling in slippery mud wearing tight shorts and sports bras, all while chasing after one egg-shaped ball. Sounds like the lesbian wet dream.
Katie Taylor’s decision to stay an amateur boxer has been followed by a move from the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) to bid to host the European Elite Women’s Championships in Ireland.
Cruz is the first openly gay man in boxing history. “I’ve been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, I want to be true to myself” said Cruz. “I want to be the best role model I can be for kids who might look into boxing as a sport and a professional career.
The Sunday game after the (first!) All-Ireland hurling final, Des Cahill turned to the camera with a solemn look and explained that the All-Ireland Ladies football final would now be put back a week to due to the hurling replay.