History made as trans woman becomes top female finisher in large road cycling race

History was made as a trans woman became the top female finisher in a large road bicycling race. Jillian Bearden, 36, rode for the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance in the El Tour De Tucson in Arizona. She won the women’s 106-mile race in 4:36:07. ‘It’s absolutely huge,’ Bearden said of her achievement. ‘We’re at a

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams has opened up about her experiences coming out and facing up to prejudice in boxing. The Team GB star recalls lying awake at night worrying before she eventually told her mum she was bi: “It took a lot of courage … I knew one other person in my school who

On October 25-26, 2016, a member of the National LGBT Rights Organization LGL and a master of judo Ieva Ruzgytė, with the support from the Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius, visited Stockholm, where „Inclusion in sports“ study meeting was held. Swedish capital became the gathering place for sports athletes from Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine, Poland, Russia

Europe’s biggest LGBT sporting event

EuroGames 2015 – one of the world’s largest LGBT – sports events Over 5000 athletes from 71 nations are to gather in Stockholm to compete in 27 different sporting events. “Sport is not as far ahead as the rest of society when it comes to LGBT issues. We hope to improve and change that through