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Human rights conference: Conference United against homophobia in sport

EGLSF is proud to present the programme of the International Conference “United Against Homophobia in Sports”; The contribution of Policy-makers, Researchers and Sport Movements.

EGLSF is co-organising this major event with the EPAS, and in co-operation with Utrecht University/School of Governance, Movisie and the Mulier Institute. The conference will be opened by Mrs Edith Ingeborg Schippers, the Dutch Minister for Health, Welfare and Sport, and Ms Filloreta Kodra, Deputy Minister of Labor, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of Albania.

It will revolve around interactive workshops grouping together different stakeholders on themes such as the safety of LGBT athletes, attitudes of supporters in […]

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 @ 21:59|Categories: 2012, News|Comments Off on Human rights conference: Conference United against homophobia in sport

EGLSF Funding Programme: Small Grants Programme 2012

Preventing & Fighting Homophobic Violence & Intolerance in Sport – Pride in Sport: Good Practice Development
Second Round opens 5th September 2012

The EGLSF Board is pleased to announce a new initiative to support the development of inspirational local projects amongst EGLSF members and other interested sports organisations. The funding is part of the EU project “Preventing and Fighting Homophobic Violence and Intolerance in Sport – Pride in Sport” funded by the European Commission (DG Education and Culture – Sport unit). There are 12 grants available. Each grant is worth 1000 Euros, but 200 Euros must be match funded by the applicant.

Who […]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 @ 21:54|Categories: 2012, News|Comments Off on EGLSF Funding Programme: Small Grants Programme 2012

Call for submissions: Fact sheets for sports governing bodies

THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHANGE THE LIVES OF LGBT SPORTS MEN AND WOMEN

Following the presentation at the Annual General Assembly of the European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation in March in Split, the EGLSF Board would like to give more information about one of the projects funded by the EU commission.

EGLSF has been funded by the European Commission to put together good practice guidance on LGBT inclusion and the prevention of discrimination and prejudice based on gender expression and sexuality. The guidance will target International Governing Bodies of the following sports: football, basketball, ice hockey, handball, cycling, swimming, volleyball.

As an LGBT […]

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 @ 21:51|Categories: 2012, News|Comments Off on Call for submissions: Fact sheets for sports governing bodies

Football activity: FARE Action Week 2012

This year’s FARE Action week on the theme of “Football people” is taking place between October 16-31, 2012.

To help organise grassroots events, FARE is able to offer small grants of a maximum of 400 Euros for activities that take place during the Action Weeks period or beyond for LGBT communities. The activities we are able to support include the production of campaigning materials (banners, flyers, fanzines, posters, t-shirts, stickers), the production of fan choreographies and flags, the organisation of stadium actions and community days and football- related intercultural events such as special matches, debates or tournaments.

All EGLSF clubs members are […]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 @ 21:56|Categories: 2012, News|Comments Off on Football activity: FARE Action Week 2012

Conference: Homophobia in the Stadium

The European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF), in occasion of EuroGames 2012 in Budapest, is glad to invite you to the conference

HOMOPHOBIA IN THE STADIUM European institutions against discrimination in sports

which will take place +Saturday, 30th June, at the EuroGames Village in Budapest (see address below).

Different approaches from (inter)national regional and local governing bodies on tackling homophobia in sports throughout Europe. Which ones are successful, why are they successful? Can they be copied to other nations?

Some experts and representatives from European institutions will speak on how to fight against discriminations when doing sport, as well as showing practices already […]

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 @ 21:48|Categories: 2012, News|Comments Off on Conference: Homophobia in the Stadium