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EGLSF Attend ENGSO EU Seminar

In 2015, the EGLSF signed a Memorandum of Understanding with European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation (ENGSO), the objective of which is to strengthen the partnership between the two organizations, and work together in activities and projects promoting grassroots sport in Europe, with a special focus on tackling discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

The EGLSF, invited by ENGSO to attend its General Assembly in Paris at the Comité National Olympique Sportif Français headquarters, took the opportunity to learn more about the latest developments of the EU Sports Policy, and ENGSO EU Work Priorities as well as participate in the EU Seminar [...]

Monday, June 12th, 2017 @ 16:42|Categories: 2017, Members, News|Comments Off on EGLSF Attend ENGSO EU Seminar

EGLSF Member, Danny Watts, to speak at #CALLITOUT

#CALLITOUT

Join us from 10am till 3pm on 24th June at the National Football Museum Manchester for a programme of speakers and workshops marking the rise of the LGBTQ fan movement.

Out gay racing driver Danny Watts and Justin Fashanu’s niece Amal feature in a line-up including LGBTQ supporters, police, academics and club staff, designed to generate fan-centred solutions for combating Hate Speech and promoting LGBTQ inclusion in the nation’s football stadia.

Delegates can expect a broad, action-focussed agenda with refreshments and buffet lunch and a complement of networking events beginning on Friday 23rd and extending into Sunday 25th

Registration is free with the [...]

Friday, June 9th, 2017 @ 17:55|Categories: 2017, Members, News|Comments Off on EGLSF Member, Danny Watts, to speak at #CALLITOUT

FiFPro European Congress Malta 16th-17th May 2017

The FIFPro World Players Union gathered in Malta to attend FIFPro European Congress. In total there were 37 players unions in attendance, which proved to be a very productive 2 days.

During the congress, which was held between the 16th and 17th of May, FIFPro European Division President Bobby Barnes took the scene to address his thoughts. Barnes singled out the courage both FIFPro and the MFPA showed in the fight for the players’ rights.

Also addressing the gathering was MFPA General Secretary Carlo Mamo. The incidents and circumstances that happened during his playing career directed Mamo to form the MFPA. Along [...]

Friday, June 9th, 2017 @ 17:48|Categories: 2017, Football, Members, News, Projects|Comments Off on FiFPro European Congress Malta 16th-17th May 2017

EGLSF Statement regarding the Miami World OutGames

The EGLSF is shocked and deeply disappointed to learn that only the Human Rights, Cultural and the 3 sporting events, aquatics, football, and country and western same sex dancing, will take place in Miami for the 4th World OutGames.

To the many athletes and specifically our EGLSF members who are in Miami now, who have invested, time money and energy into attending this tournament, we want to inform you that the EGLSF has been trying to get answers from GLISA and World Out Games to find out why this has happened.

Our immediate concern is to ensure our members are accommodated for [...]

Saturday, May 27th, 2017 @ 16:59|Categories: 2017, Members, News|Comments Off on EGLSF Statement regarding the Miami World OutGames

Erasmus + “Heroes of Football” Danish Parliament Hearing

Copenhagen, May 3rd, 2017

EGLSF project partners from the Erasmus+ "Heroes of Football" project, will give a presentation to the Danish Parliament during a hearing arranged by the Cultural and Gender Equality Committee. José van der Mark and Marieke Slinkert are speaking on behalf of the federation about the experiences the project has encountered over the past 17 months.

EGLSF members Pan Idraet will also speak during the  hearing.

Heroes of Football

A European mission to ensure that everyone who loves football or takes part in the game, enjoys it for 100% and can be who they are for 100%.

This way everyone can give it the full 100% [...]

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:43|Categories: 2017, External, Football, Members, News|Comments Off on Erasmus + “Heroes of Football” Danish Parliament Hearing