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!

Message from the CEO

Martin Stark, the CEO of World Gay Boxing Championships

OFFICIAL SPONSORS OF WGBC2023

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Updates coming soon!

Contact sponsors@wgbc.org.au for more info

 
Who is World Gay Boxing Championships?

We are the world's first accredited amateur boxing competition for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies from 18-22 February 2023. The championships will be held at Australian Turf Club's The Winx Stand conducted under Boxing Australia rules and sanctioned by Boxing Australia NSW.  There will be up to 200 Australian and international boxers competing over five days. This is authentic boxing celebrating champions and the unifying spirit of sport. We want to hold the best boxing event on the planet.

 

Meet some of our fighters and supporters...

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World Boxing Council (WBC) Cares supports World Gay Boxing Championships.

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MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT

The inaugural World Gay Boxing Championships will be hosted at the Australia Turf Club's Winx Stand, Royal Randwick from 18th-22nd February 2023.

 

We are now inviting boxers to select the category

that they wish to compete in #WGBC2023. We are also actively seeking sponsors and partners. 

Pick your spot in history from one of the options below!

WGBC 2023 NOMINATIONS

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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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