Sport

UK: Brighton and Hove Triathlon 2017 – Stonewall

UK: Brighton and Hove Triathlon 2017 – Stonewall

After a fantastic first year’s event with 1,000 entrants, the UK’s Brighton and Hove Triathlon returns on Sunday 17 September 2017. The race will see participants take on the challenge of a sea swim (which was a mill pond for the 2016 event), a scenic cycle along the seafront on the closed road cycle leg, […]

Olympic Channel Launches Identify, An Original Series About Transgender Athletes

Olympic Channel Launches Identify, An Original Series About Transgender Athletes

On June 28, the Olympic Channel launched its original series, Identify. The five-episode docu-series features the inspiring journey of five transgender athletes, and how sport helped them find their true identity.  The athletes scheduled to appear in the 5 Identify episodes are: Chloe Anderson (volleyball player), Schuyler Bailar (swimmer), Harrison Browne (hockey player), Pat Manuel (boxer) and Chris […]

UK: Brighton LGBT – Diversity Games

UK: Brighton LGBT – Diversity Games

On Saturday 8th July 2017, Brighton enjoyed the third Diversity Games organised by BLAGSS (Brighton’s LGBT Sports Society).  This year they held a Golf Tournament and a Same Sex Dance Championship.  The golf competition was well attended by LGBT golfers from Brighton, London, Dorset, and Cardiff.  Helen Woodcock-Downey, the organiser, said:

Statement From Trans Woman And Cyclingnews Contributor Philippa York, On New Position With ITV4

Statement From Trans Woman And Cyclingnews Contributor Philippa York, On New Position With ITV4

Cyclingnews.com have released a statement from transgender woman, Philippa York, who previously wrote for the site under the name of Robert Millar, and who has been offered a position on the commentary team for ITV4. Philippa’s full statement is below: “At the upcoming Tour de France I’ve been invited to work with ITV4 to help […]

2022 Gay Games XI Shortlist

2022 Gay Games XI Shortlist

The three shortlisted cities for 2022 Gay Games XI are:  Guadalajara, (Gay Games Guadalajara 2022), Hong Kong, (Gay Games XI Hong Kong 2022) and Washington, DC (Gay Games DC 2022). News of site inspections etc., for the three shortlisted cities, are being posted to social media, so that you can follow the activities. These three […]

US Figure Skating Adds Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

US Figure Skating Adds Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

Last year, a group of figure skaters, led by a former FGG Board Member and Treasurer, Alan Lessik, pressed US Figure Skating (USFS) not to hold its Adult Figure Skating Championships in North Carolina. After the North Carolina governor signed regressive legislation repealing significant aspects of LGBT rights in the state, there was a nationwide boycott […]

Updates From Gay Games 10 Paris 2018

Updates From Gay Games 10 Paris 2018

In addition to promoting Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10, the Paris 2018 team, with support from FGG (Federation of Gay Games), is very busy organizing and finalizing plans for the 36 sports and 14 cultural events that will take place next year.   The recent Tournoi International de Paris (the TIP) welcomed over 2,000 participants for […]