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GLISA International’s letter to members about the One World Event

GLISA reiterates that despite the setback to where the global LGBTIQ community has directed us to go, GLISA had not abandoned the One World Event initiative to support the LGBTIQ “athlete, artist, advocate. ” So we will get there and we will keep the community involved as we progress to that goal. Read the whole […]

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Support World OutGames Miami 2017 – Donate now!

  When you bring together powerful elements – Sports, Culture and Human Rights – then add passionate and empowered people to the mix, you’ve got a force to be reckoned with. Place that blend in a vibrant, evolving and welcoming place like Miami, and prepare to change the world. Contribute to the World OutGames Miami […]

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Will IOC include SOGI after SOCHI?

THE GAY AND LESBIAN INTERNATIONAL SPORT ASSOCIATION URGES THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TO ADD SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY  (SOGI) TO THE OLYMPIC CHARTER   Toronto, February 18, 2014 The Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA) today greets reports that the International Olympic Committee may force future bidders to abide by a specific anti-discrimination […]

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GLISA and FGG - One Joint Event

GLISA Responds to EGLSF letter related to 1QE

Answer to a recent EGLSF Letter Addressed to GLISA and FGG Dear Friends of the European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF), We write to thank you for your recent group letter addressed to both us and the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) regarding One Quadrennial Event (1QE). The Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association […]

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GLISA and FGG - One Joint Event

GLISA asks FGG to reopen talks

The Gay & Lesbian International Sport Association asks the Federation of Gay Games to reopen talks for a combined event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, September 3, 2013 The Gay & Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA) has today initiated a new attempt to reach an agreement with the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) to combine their respective […]

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Mayor Matti Bower: Closing Speaker at Antwerp worldOutgames III Human Rights Conference

Antwerp, June 3rd, 2013. – Tamara Adrian Hernandez and Jean-Yves Duthel, co-chairs of the Human LGBT’S Rights Conference at the worldOutgames III in Antwerp, are pleased to announce that Mayor Matti Herrera Bower, from Miami Beach (Florida, USA) has accepted to be the closing speaker at the Conference. “By accepting this proposition, Duthel said, “Mrs […]

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GLISA family response to the Russian Ban of the Sochi Pride House

In a Spirit of Friendship, Solidarity and Fair Play Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA) family response to Russian Ban of the Sochi Pride House  More multilingual versions available soon Español   The International Olympic Committee (IOC) cannot afford to turn a blind eye to the recent Russian decision to ban a Pride House at […]

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GLISA / FGG Agreement not reached

Montreal, The Boards of the Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA) and the Federation of Gay Games met in Montreal on May 5 and 6, 2012 in an effort to come to an agreement on the creation of one quadrennial event (1QE) for 2018. After over two years of discussions and negotiations, both organizations […]

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GLISA and FGG in final discussions for 1QE

The Boards of the Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA International) and the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) announce an important step towards the creation of a joint quadrennial Sport, Culture and Human Rights event (1QE) in 2018. To provide a strong basis for both organizations to work together, a face to face meeting […]

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Status Update 1 Quadrennial Event 2018

After the start of the joint GLISA International (Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association) and FGG (Federation of Gay Games) Working Group end January, GLISA International would like to provide an update on the progress of our work and activities. The composition of the Working Group (12 members in total) is as follows: GLISA International […]

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