Celebrate sport, culture and human rights when lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) athletes from around the world compete around Darwin.
The OutGames are open to all, regardless of sexual orientation. It bring together lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) athletes from around the world for a celebration of sport, culture and human rights in the spirit of true inclusiveness.
Each OutGames has a sport component offering 38 to 45 sport disciplines at Continental and World OutGames level. OutGames include events for everyone, from seasoned athletes to recreational participants. Which sports are included in an OutGames, is determined by both the Host City and GLISA and can be flexible to include sports that are regional or continental favourites.
Activities include music, dance and social activities, such as country and western dance, marching bands, concert bands, big bands, colour guard, cheerleading, choral festivals and leather events to name a few. The events range from participatory to observatory and judged and non judged. All OutGames also include Opening and Closing Celebrations.