Upcoming Events: Gender and Sexual Diversity in Sports

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Roundtable: Structures for Queer-Trans in Sports

When: Thursday, 12 November, 2020, 7 p.m (CET)

Language: German

Organizer: Seitenwechsel Trans Inter Anti-Discrimination Working Group (TrIAD)

What: Structures for Queer-Trans in Sports addresses gender and sexual discrimination in sports. Through sharing experiences and research about transgender and intersexuality in sports, it calls for structural changes to bring sustainable change and equality. The main goal of the project is to give more LGBTIQ + athletes equal access, higher participation and better opportunities to develop in sports. The roundtable identifies best practices to develop gender and sexual diversity in sports by supporting local networks and sports associations.

More information is found here.

The Nationwide Network Conference of Queer Sports Clubs (BuNT)

When: 22-28 November, 2020

Language: German

Organizer: German Olympic Sports Confederation | Eurogames 2020, Diversity Department | State Sports Association of North Rhine-Westphalia | State Sports Association of Saxony-Anhalt | Seitenwechsel – Sportverein für FrauenLesbenTrans * Inter * und Mädchen e. V. | Stadtsportbund Düsseldorf | Starting shot Hamburg e. V. | Prelude SSL Berlin e. V.

What: BuNT organizes a comprehensive virtual program of panel discussions, lectures, workshops and panel discussions on queer issues in sports. The goal of the conference is the joint promotion of gender and sexual diversity in sport and reduction of discrimination based on sexual orientation and / or gender identity. The conference provides research on the current situation of LGBTIQ + and the resulting challenges for sport, and to jointly develop practical measures to promote gender and sexual diversity in sport. BuNT is open for anyone interested and offers the opportunity for exchange, discussion and networking. 

The program and registration is found here.