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EGLSF Announce Black Friday Offer for World Out Games Miami!

EGLSF Black Friday Offer:

World Out Games Miami is reintroducing the early bird registration special. Receive ¢50 off registration TODAY ONLY. Use promo code BFDCPR at checkout!!!
Register by clicking the link below!

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https://miamioutgames.fusesport.com/registration/467/website/

The COMMUNITY of Miami Beach and Miami welcome YOU to World OutGames 2017!

Miami Beach-Miami LGBT Sports & Cultural League Inc., the Board of Directors and staff also welcome you to this first ever OutGames to be held in the United States.  It was a great  day and honor when the membership of GLISA voted and approved Miami as the host for the 4th World OutGames and everything is being […]

Friday, November 25th, 2016 @ 8:11|Categories: 2016, Members, News, Sport, worldOutgames|0 Comments
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The EGLSF condemn homophobic abuse aimed at Cristiano Ronaldo

During a recent match against Atletico, the Real Madrid striker clashed heads with opposing team midfielder Koke after he reportedly hurled a homophobic slur towards him, for which both players were given a yellow card.

Spanish radio station Cadena Cope, who claim to have overheard a conversation where Ronaldo recounted what had happened on the pitch to his teammates, report that Koke called him a “faggot”.

Ronaldo then reportedly fired back: “A faggot, yes, but a rich one, bastard.”

It’s not the first time the Portugese footballer has been targeted with homophobic abuse – back in April, sections of a Barcelona crowd were […]

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 @ 20:04|Categories: 2016, News|0 Comments

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
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Olympic training for the swimmers of Nat Utrecht

Nat Utrecht swim club in The Netherlands will celebrate it’s 20 year anniversary next September 2017, but in anticipation to mark the occasion the club has pulled out all the stops for the coming year. Already there has been a reunion of past members, and they have held their annual club championships which was a great success. Today, Annable Kosten and Haike Eva van Stralen came to share their knowledge and insights with the “Natters”. The morning started off with an overview of what the session would involve, followed by a 90 minute session in the pool, which covered everything […]

Monday, November 14th, 2016 @ 0:47|Categories: News|0 Comments
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EGLSF attend Football Pride Week

From the 05 – 09 October 2016, football fans  hosted an international conference on homophobia in football. The EGLSF was represented by John Ryan and Sarah Townsend.

The much-discussed coming out of an active professional footballer is still pending. Fans are often seen as the main problem in this process. But other football fans, ones that stand up against homophobia and engage for an open football culture, they exist too.

Against this background, Football Fans Against Homophobia (FFAH), Queer Football Fanclubs (QFF) and Football Supporters Europe (FSE), together with the Federation of Gays and Lesbians in Berlin-Brandenburg (LSVD) are for the first […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 @ 12:17|Categories: 2016, 2016, Euro Pride House 2016, News, Projects, Sport|0 Comments