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 Stockholm 2015

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

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AGA 2015: The way forward

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 @ 21:58|0 Comments

The EGLSF would like to say “Djękuję!” to our member club KKS for hosting our AGA on the 7th & 8th of March. We would also like to congratulate them […]

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Fare & FvH: Small grants available for IDAHOT activities

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 @ 12:20|0 Comments

Fare and Football v Homophobia have launched an international small grants scheme to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), celebrated on 17 May.

Ten grants of € […]

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Pictures EGLSF AGA 2015 online

Monday, April 27th, 2015 @ 20:52|0 Comments

All the pictures of the 26th EGLSF Annual General Assembly in Krakow, Poland March 7-8, 2015 are on our Facebook page now. Don’t forget to tag yourself and your friends. Check […]

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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 […]

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World first LGBTQ Ultra Marathon at EuroGames 2015

Saturday, March 21st, 2015 @ 21:53|0 Comments

EuroGames Stockholm 2015 and the organizers Stockholm Marathon Group will together arrange a 50 kilometers (31 miles)race on August 8th 2015. This will be the first LGBTQ Ultra Marathon ever […]

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Thomas Hitzlsperger, Nilla Fischer and Victoria Sandell Svensson are official ambassadors for EuroGames Stockholm in 2015

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 @ 14:38|0 Comments

THE FOOTBALL STARS THOMAS HITZLSPERGER, NILLA FISCHER AND VICTORIA SANDELL SVENSSON ARE OFFICIAL AMBASSADORS FOR EUROGAMES STOCKHOLM 2015
The German Football Star Thomas Hitzlsperger, the Swedish National Football Team player Nilla […]

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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 […]

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Job opportunity with ILGA-Europe: Campaign and Programmes Officer

Monday, March 16th, 2015 @ 11:04|0 Comments

ILGA-Europe is currently looking for a Campaign and Programmes Officer. ILGA-Europe – the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association – is an international non-governmental […]

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First Lesbian Surf Camp in Latin America

Saturday, January 24th, 2015 @ 19:07|0 Comments

Brazil Ecojourneys to host South America’s first lesbian surf camp
May 9-16 in Santa Catarina, South Brazil

Santa Catarina, Brazil (January 14, 2015) – Not everybody can be a champion lesbian surfer […]

Next Events

May
4
Mon
all-day Concluding Conference of the “Pr...
Concluding Conference of the “Pr...
May 4 – May 5 all-day
Concluding Conference of the “Pro Safe Sport for Young  Athletes” project @ Rome | Lazio | Italy
Concluding Conference of the “Pro Safe Sport for Young Athletes” project
May
8
Fri
all-day Boardmeeting EGLSF
Boardmeeting EGLSF
May 8 – May 10 all-day
Boardmeeting EGLSF @ Milan | Lombardy | Italy
Quarterly boardmeeting.
May
9
Sat
all-day #GaySurfBrazil – Women Surf Camp...
#GaySurfBrazil – Women Surf Camp...
May 9 – May 16 all-day
#GaySurfBrazil - Women Surf Camp 2015 @ Florianópolis | State of Santa Catarina | Brazil
Santa Catarina, in South Brazil, is a secret Brazilians kept for many years. Known for its gorgeous beaches and mild climate it has developed in recent years as a gay and lesbian-friendly destination. Praia do Rosa, the only Brazilian member of the “Most Beautiful Bays in the World”, is famous for its perfect waves, laid-back atmosphere, its rustic-chic guesthouses and great restaurants. Due to its shape, the half-moon bay of Rosa is considered a “Disneyland” for surfers, as there is always an option for good surfing, independently of wind or swells direction. Winter sometimes brings big swells that attract pro-surfers,[...]
May
17
Sun
all-day Diversity Cup 2015
Diversity Cup 2015
May 17 all-day
Diversity Cup 2015 @ Milan | Lombardy | Italy
Football vs. Discrimination 5-a-side tournament in collaboration with www.lgbt-football.net
all-day International Day Against Homoph...
International Day Against Homoph...
May 17 all-day
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT)
It was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally. In under a decade, May 17 has established itself the single most important date for LGBTI communities to mobilise on a worldwide scale. The Day represents an annual landmark to draw the attention of decision makers, the media, the public, opinion leaders and local authorities to the alarming situation faced by lesbian, gay, bisexuals, transgender and intersex people and all those who do not conform to majority sexual and gender norms. May[...]
May
20
Wed
all-day Joint meeting of the Governing B...
Joint meeting of the Governing B...
May 20 – May 21 all-day
EPAS – Joint meeting of the Governing Board and the Consultative Committee
May
22
Fri
all-day TIP – Tournoi Internationale de ...
TIP – Tournoi Internationale de ...
May 22 – May 25 all-day
TIP - Tournoi Internationale de Paris @ Paris | Île-de-France | France
Paris Internation Tournament 22 – 25 May 2015 Open to All – More than 2000 particpants – 25 sports Friday, May 22 : Welcome day at the TIP Village Saturday, May 23 : Competition Saturday, May 23 : Aperi’TIP + Parties with our sponsors Sunday, May 24 : Competition Sunday, May 24 : TIP Party – closing party (book when you register) Monday, May 25 : Brunch (book at the registration)Paris Internation Tournament 22 – 25 May 2015 Open to All – More than 2000 particpants – 25 sports Friday, May 22 : Welcome day at the TIP Village Saturday,[...]
May
29
Fri
all-day NICE Games
NICE Games
May 29 – May 31 all-day
Réservez dès à présent votre dernier week end de Mai 2015 !! Du 29 au 31 mai 2015, nous vous attendons nombreux aux NICE GAMES, 1er tournoi de badminton international gay et lesbien de Nice. Les inscriptions seront ouvertes courant décembre 2014. Plus d’informations bientôt sur notre site www.gais-nice.org. Save the date !! From 29 to 31 may 2015, we are happy and proud to welcome you to the NICE GAMES, 1st international gay and lesbian badminton tournament in Nice, French Riviera. Registration will be opened in December 2014. More information coming soon on our website www.gais-nice.org.
Jun
5
Fri
all-day Boardmeeting EGLSF
Boardmeeting EGLSF
Jun 5 – Jun 7 all-day
Boardmeeting EGLSF @ Helsinki | Uusimaa | Finland
Quarterly boardmeeting of the EGLSF board, hosted by HOT ry

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