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22 December 2004  | No 15


GRUPO UMAS & OUTRAS, a Brazilian organisation based in Sao Paulo, has just become a member of GLISA, which brings the number of members to 35. GLISA’s membership now composed of more LGBT sports organisations and groups than any other international association.

GRUPO UMAS & OUTRAS brings together some 300 lesbian women in a diverse range of activities including soccer, dance, theatre, and human rights.

Games Berlin
In a press release issued 10 December 2004, Games Berlin has announced that its intention to bid on the 2nd World Outgames in 2009 has received a positive response from a large majority of representatives of the LGBT sport community in Berlin.


Odyssée 2005: the Montréal Multi-Sport Tournament
Montréal sport clubs, in collaboration with Équipe-Montréal, invite you to take part in their Odyssée 2005 Multi-Sport Tournament, which will be held over the long Easter weekend on March 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2005. It will be an action-packed and fun-filled weekend and a unique opportunity to experience the warmth and joie de vivre for which Montrealers are world-renowned.

Supporters of the Outgames Programme
The 1st World Outgames Montréal 2006 invites you to become actively involved in promoting the international LGBT sport and cultural movement by becoming a Supporter of the Outgames.

You can assist us in building upon our rapidly-growing international network of sport teams and associations, cultural groups and organisations that are working for the advancement of LGBT rights around the world. Help us spread the word and stimulate participation in the sport, culture and International Conference programmes! As a Supporter of the Outgames, you will be playing an integral role in a new chapter in the global LGBT movement.











New Media Partners Bring the Total Value of Partnerships to $12 Million CAD!


This French website has been serving the LGBT community since 1997 and is the most popular site in its geographic market. CiteGay.com receives 500,000 unique visits per month and nearly 2 million visits to the various sites it operates. The agreement with CiteGay.com is valued at $250,000 CAD.

“CitéGay,” said Mr. Jean-Laurent Julieno, Director of Marketing for the company, “is pleased to collaborate with the organisers of the 1st World Outgames Montréal 2006 to help this event to be an unparalleled success. CitéGay will also serve as an ambassador for Montréal 2006.”

Québec’s first gay radio station, Gayradiobec.com, has also become a Montréal 2006 media partner. This online radio station was launched last summer. The agreement is valued at $100,000 CAD.

Montréal 2006 would like to thank Mr. Paul Lirette and Mr. Francis Vaillant of GSK, as well as Dr. Pierre Côté, Montréal 2006 Board member, for their hard work and support.


Ms. Aïlsa Spindler, will remain an ambassador to the Conference, but cedes her place on the Scientific Committee to Ms. Rosanna Flawer-Caldera from Sri Lanka, Co-Secretary General of ILGA-Europe. Mr. Bill Schiller also remains an ambassador and has proposed that Mr. Robert Biedron, activist and president of the Campaign Against Homophobia in Poland, take his place on the Committee. And finally, following the partnership agreement with GLAF (Gay & Lesbian Athletics Foundation) Mr. Rob Jagnow, Director of Content, has now become a member of the Scientific Committee.


We would like to offer our best wishes for health and happiness in 2005, and we would also like to express our heartfelt thanks to all of you for your incredible support and encouragement: we couldn’t do it without you. We look forward to welcoming you to Montréal as our honoured guests and friends, and to entertaining you in true Montréal style!

The Montréal 2006 Team

Happy Holidays and
Happy New Year
Joyeuses fêtes et
Bonne année

Felices Pascuas y Feliz Año Nuevo
Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo
Hyvää Joulua or Hauskaa Joulua
Mo'adim Lesimkha. Shana Tova
Kellemes Karacsonyiunnepeket, Boldog Új Évet
Gledileg Jol og Farsaelt Komandi ar!
Selamat Hari Natal
Nollaig Shona Dhuit
Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan
Gun Tso Sun Tan'Gung Haw Sun
Colo sana wintom tiebeen
I'D Miilad Said ous Sana Saida
Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo
Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto
Natale hilare et Annum Nuovo!
God Jul og Godt Nyttår
Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva is Novim Godom
Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun

 © Comité organisateur des jeux Montréal 2006 - 1ers Outgames mondiaux.  


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