Freedom Bike Ride 2016

A friend of mine and me, we got off on the Vyborg Station. About 240 km lied ahead of us. Four days of hard cycling and unpredictable weather. At that moment I realized that I challenged myself again. ‘I’m just an amateur. Why do I do it again?’ I thought. However, I knew that I could do it. A year ago I did it and reached Stockholm. So why should it be impossible this time?

These fears and questions were on my mind on the first day of the Freedom Bike Ride to Helsinki. The situation was even more worrying as […]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:04|Categories: 2016, 2016, EuroGames, External, News, Projects|0 Comments

Euro Pride House 2016

The EGLSF and FSGL are proud to be hosting a mobile Euro Pride House in France during the 2016 UEFA European Football Championships this summer.

Euro Pride House will play host to a range of sports, cultural and arts events, which share as a common theme our vision of breaking down the social and personal barriers, that discourage LGBTIQ people across Europe from participating and supporting football.

Euro Pride House will run from 9th June to the 10th July and will be a place for people to come together to talk, think, relax and have fun. The “Against The Rules” exhibition will […]

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 @ 13:40|Categories: 2016, 2016, Members, News, Projects|0 Comments
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Successful Launch of the Pro Safe Sport toolkit in Rome

Monday, 4 May, 2015 saw the successful European launch of the Pro Safe Sport (PSS) toolkit to promote the well-being of young athletes in Rome, Italy. The two day conference underlined the importance of safe and healthy sport environments, so that sport continues to be attractive and popular to young athletes. The conference concluded that the Pro Safe Sport toolkit can be a very useful tool to achieve this goal.

The event brought together some 50 experts from important stakeholders in the field of sport: The European Parliament, the European Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the European Commission, the […]

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 @ 10:07|Categories: 2015, Advocacy, News, Projects|Tags: , |0 Comments

Third PSS Workshop Discusses Normative Framework, Global Programmes, Anti-Doping, Gender Equality and Discrimination

Renowned experts debated with the PSS project team a broad range of topics during the third PSS workshop taking place from August 31 to September 2 in Berlin. On the agenda were issues such as the existing normative framework to protect young athletes, anti-doping, gender equality, discrimination and safeguarding measures for children implemented at global level.

The workshop was successfully concluded and produced excellent input for the PSS toolkit. The presentations of the Berlin workshop can be retrieved from the following website:

The fourth and last PSS workshop on “lifestyle” tackling issues such as dual careers, match fixing and sexual health […]

Friday, September 12th, 2014 @ 10:34|Categories: 2014, Advocacy, News, Projects|Tags: , , |0 Comments
  • Funding Opportunity - Small Grants

EGLSF Funding Programme 2013: Announcement of project results

The board of the European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF) is happy to announce the projects which will be funded this year through the EGLSF Funding Programme 2013: Strengthening Development in Central & Eastern Europe – Good Practice Small Grants Fund.

Six small project from six different countries will be supported:

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “qSPORT for queer people” by qSport
Bulgaria: “Through sport to tolerance” by Association of the Sports Journalists of the Bulgarian Union of Journalists
Lithuania: “Fair Play for Inclusive Sport” by Lithuanian Gay League
Macedonia (FYROM): “LGBT Rights are Human Rights” by Women’s Alliance
Serbia: “Team promotion and strengthening” by FemSlam/Labris
Slovakia: “Supporting […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 @ 11:32|Categories: 2013, Announcements, News, Projects|Comments Off on EGLSF Funding Programme 2013: Announcement of project results