Thursday, July 16, 2009

HDC Global Community - Uffe Elbaek, Copenhagen 2009 Outgames CEO - Denmark

This year's World Outgames is bound to be a monumental event. Not only will there be competitions in around 40 individual and team sporting events but their will be cultural, human rights events.

You can be involved in leather pride, a tango festival or go see representatives from Tel Aviv, Rio, Mexico City as well as Melbourne.

Uffe Elbaek, the CEO of this year's World Outgames plans to share the games with the people of Denmark. It will not be held behind closed doors rather events will be in popular public venues.

There were two key points that make Denmark an appealing country. Firstly it was the first country in the world to legalise gay marriage. Secondly he says that unlike other countries, the people of Denmark trust their politicians.

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