Job opportunity with ILGA-Europe: Campaign and Programmes Officer

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 umbrella organisation bringing together 408 organisations from 45 European countries. The two main pillars of ILGA-Europe’s work are: (1) advocacy for human rights and equality for LGBTI people with European organisations (European Union, Council of Europe and Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe) and (2) strengthening the European LGBTI movement through its capacity-building programme. Closing date for receipt of applications: 30 March 2015, 17.00 CET

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

First Lesbian Surf Camp in Latin America

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 like Keala Kennelly or Cori Schumacher, but it doesn’t mean you can’t try! From May 9 – 16, Brazil Ecojourneys invites women to catch some of the sweetest waves in the country, during South America’s first-ever lesbian surf camp.

After successfully hosting a mixed LGBT surf camp, the lesbian-owned tour operator felt it was time to offer women a week of their own. “I surf all the time, […]

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

Football targets inclusion in Amsterdam

Footballers, politicians and academics will attend the ‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling’ seminar at Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, which focuses on institutional discrimination in football.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 @ 22:59|Categories: External|Tags: , |0 Comments

Leading players address discrimination in Football People video

Casey Stoney (Arsenal FC Ladies, England international), Thomas Hitzlsperger (ex Aston Villa, ex German international), Yaya Touré (Manchester City and Ivory Coast) and Raluca Negulescu, human rights campaigner at Policy Centre for Roma and Minorities, talk about discrimination in the game and what it takes to tackle racism, homophobia and all other forms of discrimination.

source: http://www.farenet.org/news/leading-players-address-discrimination-football-people-video/

Monday, September 29th, 2014 @ 21:33|Categories: External|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

[UEFA.com] Diversity to the fore in Rome

Clarence Seedorf and AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia underlined the importance of football in promoting tolerance at the UEFA Respect Diversity conference. Players past and present have gathered in Rome to discuss the use of football as an educational tool in society and lend their support to the UEFA Respect Diversity conference.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 @ 10:05|Categories: External|Tags: , , , |0 Comments