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WGBC 2024

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Message From The CEO

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Martin Stark

I set up WGBC to show that LGBTQIA+ people and our allies belong in the ring and can be Olympic Champions and World Boxing Champions. We disrupt homophobia, transphobia and hatred through increasing LGBTQIA+ inclusion and participation. 

Boxing is for everyone!

Out 100 Alumni Diego Cevallos Garzon Announces WGBC 2024 in Chicago

Owner of STRONG HANDS GYM, Diego Cevallos Garzon, was interviewed by Daytime Chicago on 13th December 2023 on
World Gay Boxing Championships 2024.

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Latest Interview

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WGBC CEO, Martin Stark, speaks to CNN on disrupting homophobia, transphobia and hatred in sport.

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We are an Australian not-for-profit committed to increasing LGBTQIA+ and ally inclusion and representation in the sport whether you are a competitor, participate in boxing training, or are a fan! We successfully delivered the world's first accredited amateur boxing competition for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies as part of Sydney WorldPride. 

We are thrilled to partner with Out 100 winner Diego La Velle Cevallos-Garzon the owner of Strong Hands Gym, the first LGBTQ+ gym in Chicago, for the second Championships on 20 June 2024.

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