Press Release

/Press Release

Acknowledgment to Danish LGBTQ sports association: Nominated for Ministry of Culture’s sports award

Danish LGBTQ Sports Assoc. Pan Idraet has just been nominated for the Ministry of Culture’s annual sports award for their extraordinary efforts in the world of sports.

“We are incredibly excited and proud to be nominated for this award,” Christian Bigom, chairman of Pan Idraet, tells. “Our passionate members and volunteers work their hearts out each day to strengthen this community.”

The nomination was made by the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Association in a press release sent out this morning. Motivating the nomination, they point out that Pan Idraet has increased its number of social activities, improved its communications and worked […]

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 @ 18:37|Categories: Press Release|0 Comments
  • fbr16

Freedom Bike Ride 2016

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

Contact: Alexandr Agapov

Russian LGBT Sport Federation

 

The Russian LGBT Sport Federation announces the start of the Freedom Bike Ride 2016

Vyborg, Russia, (24th July 2015) – During August 2015, five members of the Russian LGBTIQ community launched a new project called the “Freedom Bike Ride”. This inaugural bike ride left Russia, and ended in the city of Stockholm during the 15th EuroGames.

Due to the overwhelming support from the Swedish and Finnish LGBTIQ communities, ensured that this event would take place annually. This year, the bike ride will make its way from the town of Vyborg (24th June), through Russia, […]

Saturday, June 25th, 2016 @ 1:05|Categories: 2016, Press Release, Sport|Comments Off on Freedom Bike Ride 2016
  • eph

Euro Pride House Launch at UEFA Fan Zone Paris

EuroPrideHouse opened in the fanzone in Paris

Raising awareness on homophobia in football

Paris, 11. June 2016. One day after the opening of UEFA EURO 2016 the fight against homophobia was highlighted in the Paris Pavillon. The city of Paris hosted the launch of the Euro Pride House 2016 which will take place from 10th June to 10th July. In this period different activities will take place across France to tackle homophobia in football, make LGBTIQs visible and support the creation of an inclusive football and fan culture where respect is celebrated.

What is a Pride House?

The FSGL and EGLSF are proud to […]

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 @ 13:57|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Euro Pride House Launch at UEFA Fan Zone Paris
  • emily-pr-news-item-website

Manchester United FC u17 Centre of Excellence player Emily Ramsey signs as youngest ever Patron of JUST A BALL GAME?

For a number of years now Just A Ball Game? (JBG?) have been proud to build on an LGBT/ straight alliance and we are very excited to announce our youngest ever Patron and straight ally in Emily Ramsey.

At 15 years old Emily plays Goalkeeper for Manchester United u17 Centre of Excellence team and is also a current England u16 squad member after making her debut against Germany in November 2015 at St. George’s Park. Playing the game is not the only talent the young Lioness has, Emily also qualified in 2015 as a referee.

Emily had this to say about joining […]

Friday, March 18th, 2016 @ 13:31|Categories: 2016, 2016, Press Release, Sport|0 Comments

QUEERING FOOTBALL

QUEERING FOOTBALL –
Tackling Homophobia and Promoting Anti-Discrimination around Major Sport Events
Since January 2016, The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation has been a partner in the project QUEERING FOOTBALL.

From January 2016 till the end of 2017, this European project seeks to challenge homophobia in football and aims at establishing an inclusive football culture and anti-discrimination standards at major sport events.

About Queering Football
Homophobia – prejudices and violence against LGBTIQs* – is still one of the main and untackled problems in European football. Homophobic chants and physical attacks as well as ignorance and exclusion still happen on a daily basis.

With Queering Football […]

Friday, March 11th, 2016 @ 11:16|Categories: Press Release|0 Comments