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EGLSF Announce Black Friday Offer for World Out Games Miami!

EGLSF Black Friday Offer:

World Out Games Miami is reintroducing the early bird registration special. Receive ¢50 off registration TODAY ONLY. Use promo code BFDCPR at checkout!!!
Register by clicking the link below!

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https://miamioutgames.fusesport.com/registration/467/website/

The COMMUNITY of Miami Beach and Miami welcome YOU to World OutGames 2017!

Miami Beach-Miami LGBT Sports & Cultural League Inc., the Board of Directors and staff also welcome you to this first ever OutGames to be held in the United States.  It was a great  day and honor when the membership of GLISA voted and approved Miami as the host for the 4th World OutGames and everything is being […]

Friday, November 25th, 2016 @ 8:11|Categories: 2016, Members, News, Sport, worldOutgames|0 Comments
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The EGLSF condemn homophobic abuse aimed at Cristiano Ronaldo

During a recent match against Atletico, the Real Madrid striker clashed heads with opposing team midfielder Koke after he reportedly hurled a homophobic slur towards him, for which both players were given a yellow card.

Spanish radio station Cadena Cope, who claim to have overheard a conversation where Ronaldo recounted what had happened on the pitch to his teammates, report that Koke called him a “faggot”.

Ronaldo then reportedly fired back: “A faggot, yes, but a rich one, bastard.”

It’s not the first time the Portugese footballer has been targeted with homophobic abuse – back in April, sections of a Barcelona crowd were […]

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 @ 20:04|Categories: 2016, News|0 Comments
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EGLSF attend Football Pride Week

From the 05 – 09 October 2016, football fans  hosted an international conference on homophobia in football. The EGLSF was represented by John Ryan and Sarah Townsend.

The much-discussed coming out of an active professional footballer is still pending. Fans are often seen as the main problem in this process. But other football fans, ones that stand up against homophobia and engage for an open football culture, they exist too.

Against this background, Football Fans Against Homophobia (FFAH), Queer Football Fanclubs (QFF) and Football Supporters Europe (FSE), together with the Federation of Gays and Lesbians in Berlin-Brandenburg (LSVD) are for the first […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 @ 12:17|Categories: 2016, 2016, Euro Pride House 2016, News, Projects, Sport|0 Comments
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ILGA Conference 2016

From 19 – 22 October the 20th ILGA Europe Conference took place in Nicosia Cyprus. Our board member Diana van den Born travelled down to most South-Eastern part of Europe to attend the conference and the Annual General Meeting of ILGA Europe. This year’s theme was ‘Power to the People – Celebrating 20 years of the strength within ‘.
More than 400 delegates from more than 30 countries were representing their National and/or European LGBTI-organisation. They gathered to exchange their knowledge, insprire each other and celibrate ILGA-Europe’s 20th Anniversary. Workshops, consultations, self-organised meetings, networking, plenary panel sessions and a warm welcome by the […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 @ 11:20|Categories: 2016, 2016, News|Comments Off on ILGA Conference 2016
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Brussels Gay Sports Celebrate 25 years!

Brussels Gay Sports, or BGS, started in 1991 as a group of friends who played volleyball. Since then it has grown and it is now – 25 years later – an association of more than 750 members.

Badminton, body conditioning, capoeira, futsal, hiking, pilates, running, swimming, tango dancing, tennis, volleyball, yoga and water polo. Those are the sports BGS has on offer. But BGS also has a choir, a massage course, a group of improvisation theater, and even vegetarians that unite on a regular basis.

The success of BGS can be measured by the hundreds of people who participate in one or […]

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 @ 15:14|Categories: 2016, 2016, Announcements, Members, News|0 Comments