To be held in Wellington, New Zealand from 12-19 March 2011, the Outgames involves 16 sporting competitions, a human rights conference, an arts and cultural festival and social events. In related news, Gay Games and Outgames announce intention to merge by 2018.
After three men were reportedly attacked last Friday in what has been classified a hate crime, an athlete has been treated for his injuries after a man fired two explosives at a track and field event on Tuesday.
It's time to explore your inner Viking as registrations for the 2009 World Outgames in Copenhagen open online. Whether you aspire to be a Little Mermaid in the pool or a Hamlet at the human rights conference, this is your opportunity to revel under the midnight sun.
An exuberant full house celebrated the Asia Pacific Outgames opening ceremony in Melbourne on Jan 31. As the Rainbow Conversations human rights conference concluded, participants focussed on the centre stage of the Melbourne Town Hall and the remaining days of competition. Justin Ellis reports from Melbourne.
LGBT competitors throughout the Asia Pacific have less than two weeks to limber up for the region's first outgames. Participants will converge on Melbourne between Jan 30 and Feb 3 where sport and advocacy will be equally on the agenda.
As part of the Melbourne Outgames to be held Jan 30 - Feb 3, a 2-day human rights conference will feature a diverse range of panels including GLBT workforce issues, law, health, business, education and sport led by legal experts, LGBT activists, academics and and community leaders.