Author Archives: Chris Morgan


Pride Powerlifting UK is thrilled to announce the next Pride Powerlifting championships, the event will be held on the 20th and 21st of July 2024 in Mansfield, United Kingdom. Registration will commence in December 2023, please stay tuned for more announcements. In the meantime the Pride Powerlifting Committee is looking for volunteers to help with […]


As we’re coming to the final couple of months to register for Guadalajara, Gay Games Powerlifting competition 2023. We now have 25 registered lifters with 15 spots still available.  There are now over 1,000 registered athletes going to Guadalajara across a wide range of sports and we expect that number to increase rapidly over the final […]

“LGBT Powerlifting Union – Management Team Announcement – Part 2”

“LGBTPU restructure of Organisation” Further to Chris’s personal announcement, as with all organisations there becomes a time to evolve and develop and to bring new people into leadership roles. As Chris, moves upstairs into his Founding President role, I’m sure his knowledge and wise guidance will still be welcomed from time to time to support […]

“LGBT Powerlifting Union – Management Team Announcement – Part 1”

“Founding President” Dear All, I realise that it’s been a while since our last communication with you, but there has been a lot of things that have needed to fall into place before bringing you this latest news update. Recently whilst in Toronto the LGBT Powerlifting Union (LGBTPU) received final confirmation from the Federation of […]


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 […]