European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation

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stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of athletes regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation

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exchange information and enable co-ordination between European sport groups and tournaments tournamentstournaments

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liaison with and support athletes who are thinking about coming out

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support the founding of new sport groups inclusive of all athletes

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fight against discrimination in sport based on gender identity & sexual orientation tournamentstournaments

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EuroGames 2021 Copenhagen, Denmark

EuroGames 2022 Nijmegen, Netherlands

EuroGames 2023 Bern, Switzerland

Once a year the EGLSF celebrates a huge European LGBTIQ+ sport event: EuroGames. Besides offering a high-quality sport event to the LGBTIQ+ sports community, EGLSF wishes to promote the following goals, also through the EuroGames:

  • fight against discrimination in sport regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity

  • stimulate integration in sport and emancipation of LGBTIQ athletes

  • enable and support the coming out of LGBTIQ athletes

  • support the founding of new LGBTIQ groups

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Margaret Court controversy

Monday, January 27th, 2020 @ 21:12|0 Comments

EGLSF have followed the controversy surrounding the acknowledgement of Margaret Court’s tennis achievements. Successful sportspeople are role models and to have them vilify entire communities, as Margaret Court has done [...]

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Copenhagen Halloween Tournament - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID19
Welcome to the 3rd edition of Copenhagen Halloween Tournament, our LGBTQ+ volleyball tournament. Brief description: 1.Venue: Valby Hallen Copenhagen 2. Date: 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2020 3. Levels: (A, B+), (B-) and C 4. Price 550 dkk for player package: play, lunch, dinner, party 5. Price 350 dkk for supporter, lunch and dinner included 6. Net height: MIX 7. The teams can be mixed but there is not a special MIX group 8. Last registration day: 30 of September 2020. No refunding after this date. Note: If the registration form is not followed by the payment then you will[...]

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