World OutGames Hosts Global LGBTQ Human Rights Conference

BY BTL STAFF

The Global LGBTQ Human Rights conference is positioned to be the most powerful global gathering of internationally respected human rights activists, researchers, legal scholars and trade organizations during World OutGames in Miami.

The three-day conference May 26-29 will feature as many as 40 speakers and more than 35 topics under three specific tracks: promoting inclusivity in sports, health and wellness, and global social justice.

Representing the U.S. are Carlos Quesada from the International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights; Dr. Cecile Houry, Florida International University; Haven Herrin, ILGA North America; Justin Klecha, SAVE; Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, (D-Florida); Nadine Smith, Executive Director, Equality Florida; Cyd Zeiglar, Commentator and Author; Chris Mosier, Athlete and Transgender Activist; and Deondre Moore, HIV and LGBTQ Youth Activist, among others.

"We are excited to bring together this stellar roster of speakers who can share their stories of strength and hope to a global audience during the World OutGames Miami Global Conference on Human Rights," said CEO Ivan Cano. "This conference, along with our other pillars, will offer an amazing experience and serve as a powerful tool to promote unity and inclusiveness."

The World OutGames, a ten-day multi-sport, human rights and cultural event will kick off May 27 with an opening ceremony and continue through June 4 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Registration for participants is available online at http://www.outgames.org. Organizations and business that are interested in supporting World OutGames Miami are encouraged to contact sponsorship@outgames.org.


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