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2nd World Outgames was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from July 25 to August 1, 2010. It was one of the largest international sports and cultural events ever held on Danish soil, with 8,000 people from all corners of the world expected to participate.

The theme of the event was, "Love of freedom. Freedom to love", bringing into focus the essence of it all: the freedom that makes it possible to live the love life we desire.

International Conference on LGBT Human RightsEdit

The Outgames included the 2nd International Conference on LGBT Human Rights from 27 to 29 July. Co-chaired by Rebeca Sevilla and Svend Robinson, the conference included keynote speakers such as John Amaechi, Virginia Apuzzo, Axel Axgil, Georgina Beyer, Michelle Douglas, Cleve Jones, Sunil Babu Pant, Parvez Sharma, and Copenhagen Lord Mayor Ritt Bjerregaard.

The themes of the conference included human rights and politics, business, workers, culture and media, health, education, sport, family and relationships, and sexuality, pleasure, and body politics.[1]

The conference concluded with the release of the Copenhagen Catalogue of Good Practices, a selection of effective actions for LGBT human rights from around the world.

EventsEdit

  • Figure skating
  • Triathlon
  • Association Football/soccer
  • Aerobics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Dancing
  • Field hockey
  • Golf
  • Floorball
  • Handball
  • Swimming
  • Synchronized Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

  • Bridge
  • Country Western Dancing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rowing
  • Squash
  • Track and Field
  • Water polo
  • Climbing
  • Softball
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Wrestling
  • Table Tennis
  • Curling
  • Beach volleyball[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. International Conference on LGBT Human Rights, Copenhagen July 27–29, 2009 (programme)
  2. Results

External linksEdit

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