2010

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LGBTs in sport: EGLSF Exhibition awarded

EGLSF Exhibition Against the Rules – Lesbians and Gays in Sport (Gegen die Regeln) was recognised by the German alliance for democracy and tolerance (Bündnis für Demokratie und Toleranz) as the best project in the 2010 call for actions on democracy and tolerance.

The exhibition was selected as a model so it will be additionally promoted, and
EGLSF is also to receive an award at a reception in the first quarter of 2011.
You may hire the exhibition; for more information please see website.

www.eglsf.info/exhibition/

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 @ 20:07|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on LGBTs in sport: EGLSF Exhibition awarded

Players against discrimination: Players United brochure

Kick It Out and the PFA have launched the 2010/11 edition of Players United, highlighting the wide array of activities undertaken by current and former players to support the campaign.

Kick It Out is constantly on the lookout for players who would like to play a more active role in promoting the aims of the organisation, and Players United underlines the importance of player support.

The magazine features a roundup of the events held during the 2010 One Game One Community weeks of action, alongside an article on the issue of homophobia in the game.

The publication also includes a feature on charity […]

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 @ 20:05|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on Players against discrimination: Players United brochure

Social Networks – Join EGLSF on Facebook

We would like to invite you to join the European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF) on Facebook. On EGLSF Facebook page you will be able to be in touch with EGLSF and other member clubs, read the latest news and we also invite you to post to our wall and share your news and information!

www.facebook.com/eglsf

Sunday, November 28th, 2010 @ 20:04|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on Social Networks – Join EGLSF on Facebook

Homophobia in football: Film on amateur football & homophobia

Niko Schleicher and Dino Bernabeo, students of the University of Bremen, made as short film on homosexuality in amateur football as their final thesis. For the time being, the film is available in German only.

The film shows that the first steps are made from the sidelines, but it is still a long way to greater acceptance of gays and lesbians on German football fields.

www.vimeo.com/16614782

Saturday, November 20th, 2010 @ 20:02|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on Homophobia in football: Film on amateur football & homophobia

Homophobic statements: Croatian Football Chief Bans ‘Homosexuals’ from National Team

The European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (EGLSF) today condemned comments made by Vlatko Markovic , President of the Croatian Football Federation in an interview with Croatian national daily Vecernji List.

Mr Markovic remarked that there was no place for gay players on the national side, stating “While I’m a president of the Croatian Football Federation, there will be no homosexuals playing in the national team,”

Mr Pepe Garcia Vazquez, Co-president of the EGLSF, an organisation representing over 17,000 lesbian gay bisexual and trans (LGBT) athletes across Europe says of the comment:
“We are appalled by Mr Markovic’s statement, which is not only […]

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 @ 20:00|Categories: 2010, News|Comments Off on Homophobic statements: Croatian Football Chief Bans ‘Homosexuals’ from National Team