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Euro Pride House Launch at UEFA Fan Zone Paris

EuroPrideHouse opened in the fanzone in Paris

Raising awareness on homophobia in football

Paris, 11. June 2016. One day after the opening of UEFA EURO 2016 the fight against homophobia was highlighted in the Paris Pavillon. The city of Paris hosted the launch of the Euro Pride House 2016 which will take place from 10th June to 10th July. In this period different activities will take place across France to tackle homophobia in football, make LGBTIQs visible and support the creation of an inclusive football and fan culture where respect is celebrated.

What is a Pride House?

The FSGL and EGLSF are proud to […]

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 @ 13:57|Categories: News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Euro Pride House Launch at UEFA Fan Zone Paris
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Thomas Hitzlsperger, Nilla Fischer and Victoria Sandell Svensson are official ambassadors for EuroGames Stockholm in 2015

THE FOOTBALL STARS THOMAS HITZLSPERGER, NILLA FISCHER AND VICTORIA SANDELL SVENSSON ARE OFFICIAL AMBASSADORS FOR EUROGAMES STOCKHOLM 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: , |0 Comments

Football targets inclusion in Amsterdam

Footballers, politicians and academics will attend the ‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling’ seminar at Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, which focuses on institutional discrimination in football.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 @ 22:59|Categories: External|Tags: , |0 Comments

Leading players address discrimination in Football People video

Casey Stoney (Arsenal FC Ladies, England international), Thomas Hitzlsperger (ex Aston Villa, ex German international), Yaya Touré (Manchester City and Ivory Coast) and Raluca Negulescu, human rights campaigner at Policy Centre for Roma and Minorities, talk about discrimination in the game and what it takes to tackle racism, homophobia and all other forms of discrimination.

source: http://www.farenet.org/news/leading-players-address-discrimination-football-people-video/

Monday, September 29th, 2014 @ 21:33|Categories: External|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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Debate on ‘Is Homosexuality in Sport still a Taboo’

EGLSF Co-President Klaus Heusslein and EuroGames Committee Member Lou Manders (former EGLSF Co-President) met Thomas Hitzlsperger at the debate ‘Is Homosexuality in Sport still a Taboo’ which had been hosted by the Dutch Embassy at Berlin in June .

Hitzlsperger reported to have experienced his coming-out as liberation, especially when he finally felt able to talk with his friends and family about his sexual orientation. He considers such a step as important since it also can enhance performance of athletes. And he added: “Lying is unpleasant!”

Unfortunately there still are unpleasant experiences in sport and particularly in football, some of the other […]

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 @ 23:40|Categories: 2014, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments