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Did you attend a Euro Pride House?

Have you ever attend a Pride House? Have you ever asked yourself what it is for? Before I went to France this summer, I could say ‘no’ on the first question and give, therefore, only a theoretical explanation on the second one.

I’ve been very curious about the Euro Pride House at the European Football Cup 2016. I had so many questions about its organisation, its participants, its program and its support from the authorities… With the help of the EGLSF, Queering Football, FSGL and the French Embassy in Moscow, I got a chance to get a great experience and to […]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:17|Categories: 2016, 2016, Euro Pride House 2016, News, Projects|0 Comments
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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

The EuroGames Photo Competition Winners Are…

During the EuroGames in Helsinki this year, the EGLSF ran a photo competition called the “Spirit of EuroGames”. We invited everyone to submit a photo that they felt captured the spirit of the EuroGames and tag it with the #SOEG16. The response was overwhelming with just under 500 entries, and over the past 2 weeks we have been busy deciding which photos really captured the essence of the EuroGames. And now we are happy to inform you that in 3rd place, and winning a €25 Helsinki Goodie Bag is

 

And the 2nd place winner of a €50 Helsinki Goodie […]

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 @ 13:53|Categories: 2016, EuroGames, News, Sport|Tags: |0 Comments
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EGLSF Honorary Member Lou Englefield Makes the Power List 2016

The EGLSF would like to congratulate our Honorary Member, Lou Englefield, on making it onto the Power List of 2016, celebrating the achievements of influential lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Working across all areas of sport, Lou Englefield provides training, advice, guidance and insight on the participation of LGBT people in sport and tackling homophobia and transphobia. Congratulations Lou, and wishing you and Pride Sports continued success.

Saturday, June 25th, 2016 @ 22:01|Categories: 2016, Members, News|Comments Off on EGLSF Honorary Member Lou Englefield Makes the Power List 2016
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Freedom Bike Ride 2016

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

Contact: Alexandr Agapov

Russian LGBT Sport Federation

 

The Russian LGBT Sport Federation announces the start of the Freedom Bike Ride 2016

Vyborg, Russia, (24th July 2015) – During August 2015, five members of the Russian LGBTIQ community launched a new project called the “Freedom Bike Ride”. This inaugural bike ride left Russia, and ended in the city of Stockholm during the 15th EuroGames.

Due to the overwhelming support from the Swedish and Finnish LGBTIQ communities, ensured that this event would take place annually. This year, the bike ride will make its way from the town of Vyborg (24th June), through Russia, […]

Saturday, June 25th, 2016 @ 1:05|Categories: 2016, Press Release, Sport|Comments Off on Freedom Bike Ride 2016