From Wednesday 1 August to Friday 3 August 2018, PARIS 2018 GAY GAMES 10 and the Think Tank Sport & Citizenship propose a cycle of international academic conferences (in French and English) about sport and diversity to fight discriminations.
The three days will be held at the Salons of City Hall of Paris. They will bring researchers (sociologists, doctors, specialists), activists and practitioners as well as representatives of public institutions and the Olympic or national sports movement. Among participants are the French Union of Secular Works of Physical Education (UFOLEP), The French LGBT Sport Federation, Sport for all Federation, Inter-LGBT, National Antidoping Agency etc.
The three days will be used to validate a text of conclusions published under the name of Call of PARIS 2018 for sport for all. These findings include 18 specific proposals made public Saturday 11 August 2018 during the GAY GAMES 10 closing ceremony. It will be a legacy of GAY GAMES 10 for the benefit of the whole sports movement.
These events will continue during the week of GAY GAMES 10 in a « philosophical café » and will be illustrated by exhibitions like Sport and LGBT imagery conveyed by high-level sport and gay iconography. These days will be preceded
- on 15 and 16 June 2016 with a conference in Lyon about Sport & Homophobia organized by the UFR-STAPS with FSGL
- on 9 and 10 March 2017 with an international symposium “Health of LGBTIQ+ People”