stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of athletes regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation
exchange information and enable co-ordination between European sport groups and tournaments tournamentstournaments
liaison with and support athletes who are thinking about coming out
supportthe founding of new sport groups inclusive of all athletes
fight against discrimination in sport based on gender identity & sexual orientation tournamentstournaments
EuroGames Roma 2019
Once a year the EGLSF celebrates a huge European gay sport event: EuroGames. Besides offering a high-quality sport event to the LGBTIQ sports community, EGLSF wishes to promote the following goals, also through the EuroGames:
fight against discrimination in sport regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity
stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of LGBTIQ athletes
enable and support the coming out of LGBTIQ athletes
ZURICH, March 7, 2017 – How does one transform indisputably beautiful words like “equality” and “diversity” into concrete actions that make a difference? This years’ FIFA Conference for Equality and […]
Already for the eighteenth time we invite LGBT athletes from all over Europe to Prague. Every year we make new friends, every year we can’t wait to see you. Prague Rainbow Spring is an international sports tournament for LGBT athletes, their friends, colleagues and supporters. Also this time we expect more than 500 participants from many countries to compete in different sports
The Badminton Group of Lesbian & Gay Sport Regio Basel invites you to the annual tournament and is very happy to welcome you on 29th of April 2017. The tournament is played in Swiss ladder system which guarantees a maximum of challenging matches for everyone. We will hand out many prizes and a lottery for a badmintongoodie from Flypower will be held. Like every year, you are invited to join our dinner for a convival conclusion of the day. Register at www.queerbadminton.ch See you soon, we are looking forward to you! —– Die Badmintongruppe von Lesbian & Gay Sport Regio Basel lädt ein zum Plauschturnier![...]
Philadelphia will host the 27th Coady Roundball Classic LGBT Basketball Championships. Teams from across the US, and the world are welcome to come and compete in this 7 Division event. Come out and play against some of the best LGBT basketball competition in the world.
For the 5th year in a row Malmö Gay Volleyball tournament will take place in May. MGVT is the international yet intimate tournament with only one level and eight teams. This year we have new venues for the games and the dinner, and a lower registration fee, but the rest of the arrangement is pretty much the same as previous years. Now, be quick to register, we only have room for eight teams! For information see the Facebook event or the club homepage, www.devilants.se. See you in Malmö!
On 2-5th June 2017 hundreds of tennis players will gather in Amsterdam for the Pinkster Tournament – a long weekend of tennis matches, partying, great food, social events and an opportunity to make lots of new tennis friends. You see, Pinkster is one of the largest international GLTA tennis tournaments for gays, lesbians, bi’s, and transgenders. In fact, for everybody! And it’s the longest running. Here are 5 great reasons why you should join us in June: *Friendly, yet competitive tennis matches tailored to your level – Hundreds of tennis players will be attending which means we’ll have tennis matches[...]
The next International Tournament of Paris will begin the 2nd of June! The 2017 edition is sponsored by Valérie Fourneyron, former Minister for Sports and young citizens. The TIP consists of several tournaments, demonstrations and events organized in Paris by a team of volunteers of the Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (FSGL) and its member associations. Every year the TIP gathers more than 2,300 athletes from all around the world participating at approximately 25 disciplines with tolerance and conviviality. For competition and everyday life, this tournament participates in the fight against discrimination of all kind (sexual orientation, gender identity, age,[...]
This year’s Camppink will be from 9 to the 11th of June, in The Hague combined with the Rainbow Festival. The tournament will be at Strandslag 2a, Den Haag, Netherlands. Competition is possible at all levels 2×2, 3×3 or 4×4. Registration welcome is on Friday evening. Lunch, BBQ and the RAINBOW FESTIVAL party on Saturday are included. The RAINBOW FESTIVAL is in the city centre, with music drinks and live performances. The weekend will be finished with a optional relaxed brunch on Sunday.
Please Note: It is very important to respect people’s desired self-identifications. One should never assume another person’s identity based on that person’s appearance. It is always best to ask people how they identify, including what pronouns they prefer, and to respect their wishes.