Author Archives: Chris Morgan

PRESS RELEASE: GAY GAMES XI Powerlifting – “Making History Together”.

On the 5th November 2023, LGBTQ+ Powerlifters from all around the world are now scheduled to meet in Guadalajara in Mexico in Gay Games XI. This will be the first time in almost a decade that Gay Games Powerlifting will take place. The LGBT Powerlifting Union are delighted to announce they will be assisting Gay […]


The LGBT International Powerlifting Championships (LGBT IPC) are delighted to announce they will next be held in Manchester in July 2022. Once again they will be providing a safe space for Lesbian, Gay, Bi Sexual and Transgender (Trans) athletes to participate and compete in strength sports. The Championships will adopt the theme of “All Equal”, […]

LGBT Powerlifting Dates … Manchester

More details coming soon …

PRESS RELEASE: “LGBT Powerlifting Union Issues Response To The Introduction of a MX Division by USA Powerlifting”.

The LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender) Powerlifting Union have today issued a response to the recent announcement by USA Powerlifting (USAPL) regarding their decision to introduce a new MX Division for athletes of all genders. (see their enclosed press release). Their new division means that Trans, Intersex and Non Binary folks will be welcome to […]

LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2021 – Registration Open !

Registration opens again on Friday 1st January 2021 … We are expecting a full LGBT IPC Championships in 2021 as all of the registrations from 2020 have been rolled over and we are planning to host both the “Class of 2020 and 2021” on the same weekend. LGBT IPC are proud to welcome all abilities […]

LGBT IPC 2020 – Postponed Until 2021 !

52 Registrations for 2020 have been rolled over to 2021 ! The dates for LGBT IPC 2021 are 16th, 17th, 18th July 2021.

LGBT International Championships Blackpool 2020 – Partners Poster !

We are first sports competition in the world to include an “Optional” Mx Category, welcoming Trans, Non Binary and Intersex Participants to compete in Sports. Our Trans Policy exceeds IOC Guidance for Trans Participation by some margin as participants can choose to compete in their chosen Gender Male, Female, Mx from day one of their […]

The LGBT International Powerlifting Championships Announce their theme for 2020 – “Empowerment”.

The LGBT International Powerlifting Championships Announce their theme for 2020 – “Empowerment”. This will be in collaboration with Blackpool’s Empowerment Charity that provides advocacy services within the Blackpool Community for those who may be multi-disadvantaged. Empowerment Charity is the chosen charity of Blackpool’s Lady Mayor Amy Cross and LGBT IPC 2020 will be flying the […]

LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2020 … Dates Confirmed !

LGBT IPC – Blackpool 2020 Dates Confirmed Friday 17th July – Sunday 19th July 2020 ! Come and experience “The Auditorium” … Join our Facebook Group at and our Facebook event page at

LGBT Powerlifting Workshops – Autumn 2019

Tickets available soon …