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Gay Games 11 Presents … Blazing a New Trail: Transgender and Non-Binary Inclusion in Sport

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST

Free

FINA, the international federation that administers competitions in water sports, recently voted to prohibit transgender women from competing unless they began their medical treatment to suppress the production of testosterone before attaining puberty. The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) disagrees with this decision, as it conflicts with our founding vision of a world united through the power of sport.

FGG will continue to acknowledge that only participants have the right to identify their gender, and a participant should never feel left out or forced to participate in a Gay Games competition that does not align with their identity.

You are cordially invited to join us at Pride House Birmingham on 5 August, where our panel of experts will discuss transgender and non-binary inclusion in sport, as well as present the latest updates on Gay Games 11. The 11th Gay Games will be held 3-11 November 2023 simultaneously in Hong Kong and Guadalajara, Mexico.

Distinguished Panel

  • Amazin LeThi, Global Ambassador of Pride House Birmingham and FGG, and former competitive bodybuilder
  • Tarryn Horner, Programmes and Grants Manager, Laureus Sport for Good
  • Jamie Hooper, Vice President – Member Services, Federation of Gay Games

Moderators: Dr Bonnie Pang (co-author of Trans, Female Bodybuilding and Racial Equality: Narratives from a Hong Kong Chinese Gender-Fluid Bodybuilder)

Details

Date:
August 5
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Pride House Birmingham

Venue

Pride House Education Room
Wynner House
Birmingham, B5 6RG United Kingdom
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