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Marc Naimark has died

Words fall short of expressing how much we are sorry to hear about the death of Marc Naimark. The EGLSF is proud to have had the opportunity to meet Marc. We want to acknowledge his passion and profound commitment to the LGBTIQ Sports Community, not only in Europe but across the world.
His work with the FGG and team Paris 2018, along his dedication to human rights and sports across the world, was truly inspiring. Our thoughts are also with his family, his partner Jimmy and all his friends. We want to acknowledge his passion and profound commitment to the LGBTIQ […]

Sunday, April 12th, 2015 @ 21:51|Categories: 2015, News|Tags: |

Inspirational documentary Out to Win at BFI Film Festival

Out To Win
Inspirational documentary charting the history of homosexuality in competitive sport, with interviewees including Martina Navratilova and Jason Collins.

In the competitive world of professional sports, homosexuality continues to be a big issue. So big that it seems no-one wants to talk about it. With so many athletes afraid that coming out will mark the end of their careers, there is a dearth of proud LGBT sportspeople representing the community and empowering future generations. Thankfully, some brave individuals have spoken out about their sexuality and paved the way for change. Told through the words of these pioneers, Malcolm Ingram’s inspirational […]

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 @ 18:11|Categories: 2015, External|Tags: |

Job opportunity with ILGA-Europe: Campaign and Programmes Officer

ILGA-Europe is currently looking for a Campaign and Programmes Officer. ILGA-Europe – the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association – is an international non-governmental umbrella organisation bringing together 408 organisations from 45 European countries. The two main pillars of ILGA-Europe’s work are: (1) advocacy for human rights and equality for LGBTI people with European organisations (European Union, Council of Europe and Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe) and (2) strengthening the European LGBTI movement through its capacity-building programme. Closing date for receipt of applications: 30 March 2015, 17.00 CET

Monday, March 16th, 2015 @ 11:04|Categories: External|Tags: , |

1000 facebook likes!

We hit a new milestone: 1000 likes on Facebook! Thank you all for your support :-)

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 @ 16:26|Categories: 2015, News|Tags: , |

Thomas Hitzlsperger, Nilla Fischer and Victoria Sandell Svensson are official ambassadors for EuroGames Stockholm in 2015

The German Football Star Thomas Hitzlsperger, the Swedish National Football Team player Nilla Fischer and the former professional football player Victoria Sandell Svensson are proud ambassadors for EuroGames Stockholm in 2015. Previously announced Ambassadors are the actress and transgender activist Aleksa Lundberg, the Swedish politician Birgitta Ohlsson, the Artist Lars Lerin and The Swedish National Handball player Tobias Karlsson. EuroGames Stockholm 2015 is held between August 5th – 9th 2015.

– It’s a great honor for me to be an Ambassador for EuroGames Stockholm […]

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 @ 14:38|Categories: 2015, EuroGames, News|Tags: , |