Gay and Lesbian International Sports Association

glisaAbout the Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA):

The Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association is a democratically governed, international association of LGBT sport and human rights organizations from around the world. Modeled after existing multi-sport organizations, GLISA’s members are international sporting federations, human rights organizations, continental associations representing sport teams and clubs from the major regions of the world, host cities of GLISA’s World OutGames, and other organizations that support the mandate of GLISA.

About theOutGames

OutGames bring together lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) athletes from around the world in unprecedented numbers fora celebration of sport, culture and human rights. In the spirit of true inclusiveness, the OutGames are open to all, regardless of sexual orientation.Core elements for the OutGames are sport, culture/celebrations and Human Rights Conference. The 2017 World OutGames will be hosted in Miami Beach, Florida,USA from May 26th to June 4th.


The latest Fact Sheet with on Aquatics at the 2017 Out Games in Miami now downloadable (5.5 MB PDF). Fact Sheets for other sports, and the Culture and Conference activities will be posted as they become available.