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Did you attend a Euro Pride House?

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:17|0 Comments

Have you ever attend a Pride House? Have you ever asked yourself what it is for? Before I went to France this summer, I could say ‘no’ on the first […]

The EuroGames Photo Competition Winners Are…

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 @ 13:53|0 Comments

During the EuroGames in Helsinki this year, the EGLSF ran a photo competition called the “Spirit of EuroGames”. We invited everyone to submit a photo that they felt captured the […]

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EGLSF Honorary Member Lou Englefield Makes the Power List 2016

Saturday, June 25th, 2016 @ 22:01|Comments Off on EGLSF Honorary Member Lou Englefield Makes the Power List 2016

The EGLSF would like to congratulate our Honorary Member, Lou Englefield, on making it onto the Power List of 2016, celebrating the achievements of influential lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender […]

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Freedom Bike Ride 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:04|0 Comments

A friend of mine and me, we got off on the Vyborg Station. About 240 km lied ahead of us. Four days of hard cycling and unpredictable weather. At that […]

The EuroGames Photo Competition Winners Are…

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 @ 13:53|0 Comments

During the EuroGames in Helsinki this year, the EGLSF ran a photo competition called the “Spirit of EuroGames”. We invited everyone to submit a photo that they felt captured the […]

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Inspirational Additions to the “Against the Rules” Exhibition.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 @ 11:18|0 Comments

The EGLSF is proud to unveil 2 new additions to the “Against the Rules” Exhibition. Over the past number of months the federation has been looking for inspirational athletes to […]

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Freedom Bike Ride 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:04|0 Comments

A friend of mine and me, we got off on the Vyborg Station. About 240 km lied ahead of us. Four days of hard cycling and unpredictable weather. At that […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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all-day mcr2016 Village Manchester Footb...
mcr2016 Village Manchester Footb...
Aug 24 – Aug 27 all-day
mcr2016 Village Manchester Football Club @ Manchester | England | United Kingdom
Village Manchester Football Club To celebrate Village Manchester Football Club’s 20th anniversary and 20 years of inclusive football, we are hosting our own football tournament, in the run up to Manchester’s famous Pride. The event will include an opening ceremony at England’s National Football Museum, two days of 11-a-side football on grass, individual team changing rooms, free entry to Manchester’s biggest gay club, closing party and presentations, evening entertainment, and the unique opportunity to walk in the Manchester Pride parade in front of tens of thousands of cheering spectators. Participants are invited to stay on to enjoy all that Manchester[...]
Aug
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all-day Love Cup Szczecin 2016 (Men)
Love Cup Szczecin 2016 (Men)
Aug 25 – Aug 28 all-day
Love Cup Szczecin 2016 (Men) @ Szczecin | West Pomeranian Voivodeship | Poland
LOVE CUP SZCZECIN (MEN ONLY) is organized under the auspices of GLTA, and Diversity Institute Foundation. It supports and promotes events related to the concept of diversity. We are going to host around 56 players from different countries in Europe. We want to promote the tournament and the city from the best site, including friendly atmosphere, a beautiful venue, hospitality and professional organization. Our motto is to care for the highest quality. There are 5 levels of game – from beginners to Open group. Players can play singles and doubles. Szczecin is a city in Northern-West Poland, very close to Berlin.[...]
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all-day 8th Barbie & Ken Cup Berlin
8th Barbie & Ken Cup Berlin
Sep 2 – Sep 4 all-day
We have the pleasure to announce the 8th Barbie & Ken Cup 2016 in Berlin (Germany) for September 2nd till September 4th, 2016. Level B and C registrations are most welcome. The registration process starts on December 1st, 2015 ! Women teams are welcome as well! There will not be an extra women’s level, though. The number of teams is limited to 20. Participants who aren’t registered in any team will also have a chance to play if a team still needs players. Save the date! Time Table: Friday Sept 2nd Welcome Reception, Saturday Tournament & Party, Sunday optional Farewell[...]
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all-day GéRéVé – DIE2016
GéRéVé – DIE2016
Sep 8 – Sep 11 all-day
GéRéVé - DIE2016 @ Die | Die | Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes | France
The GéRéVé, Great Dérailleurs Bike Rally, is a unique moment that brings together 150 mountain bikers and road cyclists for 4 days, in south of France, near Valence, at Die city Everyone is welcome, LGBT and straight, it offers MTB and road circuits adapted to all levels. On the menu sport, nature, fun and friendliness. The GéRéVé is organized by the Dérailleurs, a lesbian, gay, bi, trans and friendly cycle club. It is active in many regions in France and our club is open to all, whether beginners or all-out cyclists!
all-day The GeReVe – Great Dérailleurs B...
The GeReVe – Great Dérailleurs B...
Sep 8 – Sep 10 all-day
The GeReVe - Great Dérailleurs Bike Rally @ Région de Diois
The GeReVe – Great Dérailleurs Bike Rally – is a unique moment that brings together 150 mountain bikers and road cyclists for 3 days. Everyone is welcome, LGBT and straight, it offers MTB and road circuits adapted to all levels. On the menu sport, nature, fun and friendliness. Don’t miss the next GéRéVé Sept. 8 – 11, 2016 in Diois country (south of France) The GeReVe is organized by the Dérailleurs, a lesbian, gay, bi, trans and friendly cycle club. It is active in many regions in France
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all-day BANG
BANG
Sep 9 – Sep 11 all-day
BANG @ Margit Island | Budapest | Budapest | Hungary
Based on the successful tournament last year we decided to organize our international tournament BANG – Budapest All Nations’ Games – this year as well, where you can compete in two sports: running and squash. In squash you can compete in 4 categories, and we have increased the limit of participants to 60. In running there will be two distances. The location will be our beautiful Margit Island in the heart of Budapest, where you can enjoy the breathtaking panorama. We will have the running tournament on Friday evening and squash will be on Saturday to allow you to attend both[...]
all-day Brussels Games 2016
Brussels Games 2016
Sep 9 – Sep 11 all-day
Brussels Games 2016 @ Brussels | Brussels | Belgium
Dear sports friends, From 09-11 September 2016 Brussels Gay Sports (BGS) will be hosting its annual weekend of Fun & Fair Play in the capital of Europe. So why not come and join us in for some exciting sports tournaments or work out in our different Taster Workshops. All levels welcome. All participants are also invited to our ‘Cool Down & Dress Down’ session at the swimming pool after the tournament. A chance to have some fun splashing around and it’s included in the tournament price! And of course, not to be missed, our famous Brussels Games Party will take[...]
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all-day Panteresports 2016
Panteresports 2016
Sep 16 – Sep 18 all-day
This Year Panteresports celebrates its 10th edition in the beautiful city of Barcelona! You can’t miss this edition… it’s going to be like never before! Register the date in your agendas and check out our offerings at http://panteresports.cat! Extend your summer and come down to Barcelona!
all-day Panteresports 2016
Panteresports 2016
Sep 16 – Sep 18 all-day
This year Panteresports celebrates its 10th edition in the beautiful city of Barcelona! You can’t miss it… it’s going to be like never before! Save the date in your agenda and check out our offerings at http://panteresports.cat! Extend your summer and come down to Barcelona! Panteresports 2016 disciplines are:   Hiking Rugby Running Squash Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Yoga  

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