Gay curlers ready to rock

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 5:36 PM ET

The Brier isnt the only national curling event slated for this month.

The Canadian Gay Curling Championships will also be held March 24-27 in Ottawa, featuring teams of gay men and lesbians from seven Canadian cities Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver.

The event is simply more proof of how inclusive the sport is, says Kevin Falkingham, an organizer of the gay championships.

There are blind curling leagues, wheelchair leagues it is certainly a very inclusive sport, he said. For more information, go to