The Board, members, friends and supporters of GLISA North America and the entire LGBTQ community celebrate the termination of the “Don’t ask; don’t tell” policy in the US military. The historic and long-overdue Act of Congress on Saturday, December 18, 2010 ends this policy and permits gay and lesbian individuals to serve their country proudly and with dignity. The United States now joins other countries, such as Canada, Holland, Denmark, Scandinavia, Great Britain, Australia and others where one’s lifestyle does not exclude one from serving in the military.
Vancouver 2011 Outgames Update
The Vancouver 2011 Outgames will include 18 sports, a 3-day LGBT Human Rights Conference, and a week-long Culture celebration supported by the Gay and Lesbian International Sports Association (“GLISA North America”) and Team Vancouver.
Join us at the games as we join the City of Vancouver in celebrating its 125th milestone anniversary of its founding. Vancouver and Whistler were also home of the last Winter Olympics. Whistler will host 4 “mountain” sports including Golf, Alpine Marathon and Half-Marathon, Eco-Challenge, and Mountain Biking.