Antwerp, Belgium 28 February 2013 – Miami Beach, Florida, will host the 2017 World Outgames, an international sporting event that is organized to help advance gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender human rights around the world. The decision was taken by a committee in the presence of mayors from both finalist cities, including Mrs. Matti Bower, [...]
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GLISA is proud to publish the bids to host the 4th worldOutgames by both Miami Beach and Reykjavík. Download them here! ==> Miami and Miami Beach and Reykjavik All GLISA members from around the world are invited to register to vote to choose whether Miami Beach or Reykjavík will be the host of the [...]
The Gay & Lesbian International Sport Association announces shortlist of bidders for fourth edition of worldOutgames The Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA) said today that Miami Beach, Florida, and Reykjavík, Iceland have been shortlisted to host the fourth edition of the worldOutgames in 2017. GLISA co-president Daniel Vaudrin made the announcement during a press conference for [...]
Mark Tewksbury was interviewed by Heather Hiscox, from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, talking about his role as Chef de Mission for the Canadian Olympic Team .
Toronto, July 17, 2012, UPDATED: August 13, 2012 Following requests and comments from a number of organisations, the Gay & Lesbian International Sport Association is adjusting the timetable for submission of Letters of Intent for the 2017 worldOutgames. August is a period of the year in many parts of the world means that key [...]
On April 22 2012, worldOutgames Antwerp 2013 participated in the “DVV Antwerp 10 miles”, a popular local sports event attracting more than 25,000 runners and over 50,000 spectators. worldOutgames took part with more than 50 African LGBTQI asylum seekers who together created a lot of enthusiasm and a great atmosphere, while running the 5 km [...]
Loraine Little, former co-chair of the Melbourne Asia Pacific Outgames is Ambassador for Antwerp in her region. Loraine works hard to promote worldOutgames III where ever she can. Recently she held a presentation at the Glamourhead Sharks Annual Awards night – Melbourne’s LGBT swim club (and probably the largest in Australia). Loraine’s next major promo [...]
Last weekend, the European Gay and Lesbian Sport Association (EGLSF) held its annual general assembly (AGA) in Split (Croatia). The well attended event started off on Friday with an interesting conference themed: “Conference for more Inclusive, Diverse and Sustainable Sport”. Keynote speakers, panels and workshops were well attended. The outcomes of the conference will soon [...]
The board of GLISA International would like to congratulate the new GLISA Asia Pacific Board. The incoming Board is a mixture of new and old members; Frank Brady (Adelaide, Australia), Karen Moses (Wellington, New Zealand, based in Fiji), Kevin Haunui (Wellington New Zealand), and new members Ken Moala (Brisbane, Australia), Helen Stevens (Melbourne, Australia), Barry [...]
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