About us

The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation was founded in 1989. We aim to:

  • fight against discrimination in sport on grounds of sexual orientation
  • stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of lesbians and gays
  • enable and support the coming out of gay and lesbian sports men and women
  • exchange information and enable co-ordination between European sport groups and tournaments
  • support the founding of new gay / lesbian / bisexual / straight / transgendered and mixed sport groups

Current project

EuroGames Helsinki 2016


Latest news of the EGLSF, memberclubs, EuroGames and other LGBT sport news

EuroGames Stockholm 2015

Friday, August 14th, 2015 @ 18:11|0 Comments

We would like to inform you that we are currently looking into each report/comment/incident regarding the EuroGames 2015. We are in the process of working with the EuroGames committee […]

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Let the games begin!

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 @ 16:25|0 Comments

The 15th EuroGames are finally here! Please find below an overview of some of the events that will be happening this week. Remember, any last minute changes or amendments will […]

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Football People small grants scheme to bolster grassroots action against discrimination

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 @ 15:19|0 Comments

From 1 August until 6 September, formal and informal groups across Europe can apply for a Football People small grant to advance their work in empowering communities and tackling discrimination […]

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Saturday, June 27th, 2015 @ 19:16|0 Comments

EuroGames Stockholm launched the #FlamingStar – a digital activation on Twitter (the world’s most open and democratic media). By carrying the exclusive #FlamingStar on your Twitter account for 15 minutes, […]

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Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 @ 22:27|0 Comments

EuroGames Stockholm 2015 can now present parts of the political programme that will be held at Kulturhuset in Stockholm between August 6th to 8 in 2015. The programme includes fifteen […]

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Venuepoint new official Ticket Partner to EuroGames Stockholm 2015

Friday, April 17th, 2015 @ 15:49|0 Comments

Venuepoint becomes Official Ticket Partner to EuroGames Stockholm 2015 – the largest pro lgbtq sport, cultural and political event of 2015. During EuroGames Stockholm 2015 participants, visitors and spectators can […]


Field of tainted dreams

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 @ 13:05|0 Comments

Homophobia is rife in Australian sport. Whether playing at the local park or representing their country, gay and lesbian athletes routinely hide their sexuality to avoid abuse while pursuing the […]


Competition time: win tickets for the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final!

Monday, May 4th, 2015 @ 16:05|0 Comments

Fare is giving away a pair of tickets for the UEFA Women’s Champions League final.

The encounter will see the French side Paris Saint-Germain play 1.FFC Frankfurt at Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark, at 18.00 […]


Inspirational documentary Out to Win at BFI Film Festival

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 @ 18:11|0 Comments

Out To Win
Inspirational documentary charting the history of homosexuality in competitive sport, with interviewees including Martina Navratilova and Jason Collins.

In the competitive world of professional sports, homosexuality continues to be […]

Next Events

all-day TiMM – Tournoi international Mon...
TiMM – Tournoi international Mon...
Aug 28 – Aug 30 all-day
TiMM - Tournoi international Montpellier Méditerranée @ Mauguio | Languedoc-Roussillon | France
Hi champions, Do you have any plans of how to end the summer of 2015 in a beautiful way? Well what do you say to this kind of program? A few drinks with with friends (new and old) on one of many terraces in the shade of the trees, the chance to win medals at a very cool tournament, celebrations in the evening before spending a sunny day on a Mediterranean beach with follow champions from all over Europe? This is what offers TiMM – MMiT. 3 days of sun, fun & competition. It’s all happening the 28th, 29th and[...]
all-day ELLA TALKS
Sep 2 – Sep 9 all-day
ELLA TALKS @ Palma | Balearic Islands | Spain
The most importants lesbians women in world together in Mallorca for give us all her inspirations, experience and share with us their lifes.
all-day 13th international gay/lesbian b...
13th international gay/lesbian b...
Sep 3 – Sep 6 all-day
Having its 25th birthday this year Startschuss Hamburg is glad to invite you to Hamburg’s 13th International Gay/Lesbian Badminton Tournament. It will take place between Thursday 3rd and Sunday 6th of September 2015, sports on the 4th and 5th. We provide a sports hall with 24 courts and offer you singles, doubles and mixed categories. For more information see the tournament website. We look forward to hosting you and having a great tournament in lovely Hamburg.
all-day 7TH BARBIE & KEN CUP
Sep 4 – Sep 6 all-day
Volleyball Tournament for C- and B-Level, all-male or mixed teams. Registration starts January, 15th. 3 days of fun in Berlin (4th September Checkin, 5th September Tournament and Party, 6th September optional brunch).
all-day European Week of Sport
European Week of Sport
Sep 7 – Sep 13 all-day
European Week of Sport #BeActive Inform. Facilitate. Encourage. Inspire. 7 – 13 September 2015
all-day Panteresports 2015
Panteresports 2015
Sep 18 – Sep 20 all-day
Panteresports 2015 @ Barcelona | Catalonia | Spain
Our next multi-sports tournament, Panteresports 2015, will be held during the weekend of 18 until 20 of September of this year. We realise that chosing a date always has pros and cons, but considering all elements we think that the chosen weekend is the best for our tournament to fulfill all your expectations and continues to be the greatest tournament organised. Don’t forget the date! Write it down in your agenda: 18-20 September 2015! Subscribe to our mailing list via our website, or join our Facebook page to keep updated!
all-day Rotterdam Pride
Rotterdam Pride
Sep 24 – Sep 27 all-day
Rotterdam Pride @ Rotterdam | South Holland | Netherlands
During the 2nd edition of the Rotterdam Pride, Against the Rules exhibition will be displayed. More info to follow.
all-day 5th annual Summer Festival Toget...
5th annual Summer Festival Toget...
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day
5th annual Summer Festival Together in Sport @ Moscow | Moscow | Russia
We are proud to announce that our 5th annual Summer Festival Together in Sport will be held on 25th to 27th September 2015 nearby Moscow! This fantastic event attracted more than 150 participants from all over Russia last year but this year we want it to be truly global and give a warm welcome to all our international friends in our home country:) We have prepared an exciting program that will include team competitions in basketball, badminton, table tennis, dodgeball, football and a special Russian kind of volleyball called pioneerball! Besides that, for the sports enthusiasts among us we have[...]
all-day BANG – Budapest All Nations’ Games
BANG – Budapest All Nations’ Games
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day
BANG - Budapest All Nations' Games @ Budapest | Budapest | Hungary
The first event of a brand new tournament called BANG – Budapest All Nations’ Games – will be held this fall (between 25th and 27th September). Squash players may compete during the only international gay sports event of Budapest; all players are welcome from beginners to advanced level players. Visit the capital of Hungary, show who is the best on the court and party together with Hungarian guys!
all-day Coming Out month
Coming Out month
Oct 1 – Oct 30 all-day
Coming Out month @ Enschede | Overijssel | Netherlands
During the Coming Out month the exhibiton Against the Rules will be displayed in Deventer & Enschede At the Saxion University
all-day FGG 2015 Annual General Assembly
FGG 2015 Annual General Assembly
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day
FGG 2015 Annual General Assembly @ Castletroy Park Hotel | Limerick | Limerick | Ireland
The Federation of Gay Games Annual General Assembly (AGA) brings together delegates from its members, associate members and board members. Its institutional role is to elect the Federation’s Board of Directors, to amend the FGG’s bylaws, and in its Site Selection configuration (full members plus board), choose the hosts of the Gay Games. The FGG Board of Directors will also meet twice: Thursday, October 15 and newly elected board members will join the board meeting to be held Monday, October 19, 2015. Additional information will follow soon regarding travel planning, agenda and more. Members are welcomed to login to the[...]
all-day 4. Mannheimer Fitness Tag – 2015
4. Mannheimer Fitness Tag – 2015
Oct 24 all-day
4. Mannheimer Fitness Tag - 2015 @ Mannheim | Baden-Württemberg | Germany
LGBT-Gym for a day : 13 fitness workshops in two halls are waiting for you. For every woman – for every man. Dance, Aroha, DanceYoga, step aerobics, aerobic, tao yin, qigong, bodyart, spin fitness, functional circle, yoga, abdomen-legs-buttocks, stretch & relax. YOU CHOOSE from this rich program.

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