The World OutGames is a combination of human rights, cultural and sporting events that seeks to unite and celebrate LGBT communities from around the globe.
The human rights portion of the games was supposed to be a three-day event filled with LGBT rights leaders from all over the globe gathering to share their stories and encourage audiences to push the envelope and continue the fight for human rights.
Their voices were diluted, however, when the World OutGames issued an email announcing that many of the ceremonies and sporting events would be cancelled.
Read more below.
World OutGames Drama:
Human Rights Conference: