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‘UpFront’ Challenge to Homophobia & Transphobia for Young Sports Fans

Friday 17 May 2013, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) sees the official release of a brand new Football gaming app for mobile devices onto the market. Designed with an emphasis on fun and to challenge the skills of 11-16 year old gamers and other users, ‘UpFront’ also carries an important message – “Discrimination in sport is wrong”.

The game is released by the European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF) as part of its ‘Pride in Sport’ project, an initiative funded within the European Commission’s Preparatory Actions in the Field of Sport.

Andrej Pisl, EGLSF Development Officer explains: “Education […]

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EGLSF leads campaign against discrimination with Pride In Sport

The official timeframe of the ‘Pride In Sport’ project, led by the European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF), has officially concluded. The project is aimed at preventing and fighting homophobic violence and discrimination in sport and has been funded as part of the European Commission’s preparatory actions in the field of sport.

As Armelle Mazé, EGLSF Female Co President explains: “Pride in Sport is a collective project which incorporated a number of activities across Europe with the aim to tackle prejudice and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender people in sport. We were delighted with our success in receiving […]

Friday, May 10th, 2013 @ 22:12|Categories: 2013, News|Comments Off on EGLSF leads campaign against discrimination with Pride In Sport

Sport and LGBTIQ Youth: Call for partners for international project

Orbita Diversa (Madrid, Spain) is looking for LGBTIQ organizations, informal groups of young people and sport organizations as partners of “Out and Healthy – A TC on sport and promotion of healthier lifestyles within the LGBTIQ youth”.

The project will be applied to Youth in Action Programme of European Commission for May 1st deadline.

Out and Healthy  is a 6-days training course on sport and LGBTIQ health to develop communication tools, information materials and inclusion of young LGBTIQ people. Out and Healthy will engage a group of 24 allies or LGBTIQ youth workers, youth leaders, athletes from across Europe gathering in Las […]

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 @ 22:10|Categories: 2013, News|Comments Off on Sport and LGBTIQ Youth: Call for partners for international project

The new Marseille FrontRunners Website

FrontRunners Marseille (FRM) founded in 2002 is the only LGBT sport association in Marseille. Their association is aimed to facilitate the integration of LGBT persons within the community of Marseille.

« Let’s play sports together against discrimination »

FRM is open to everyone, female/male, LGBT or not LGBT, athletes or supporters, and strives for the equality between men and women.

FRM has received the seal of approval from the Ministry of Sport and belongs to various sport federations:  FSGL (French LGBT Sport Federation), FFA (French Athletics Federation), FSGT (Sport at Work), International FrontRunners (LGBT running club).

FRM offers athletic, running, volley-ball and swimming activities. […]

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 @ 22:01|Categories: 2013, News|Comments Off on The new Marseille FrontRunners Website