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 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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Mar
4
Fri
all-day JOCS TARONJA 2022!
JOCS TARONJA 2022!
Mar 4 – Mar 6 all-day
JOCS TARONJA 2022!
This sports tournament has been organized by Samarucs since 2004 with the objective of promoting LGBTQ+ visibility, fighting against LGBTQ-phobia and pursuing the normalization of diversity of sexual and gender identity and denouncing all forms of discrimination. Registration will open soon!!!
Mar
12
Sat
all-day Donasport 2022
Donasport 2022
Mar 12 – May 7 all-day
Donasport 2022
Donasport is a women’s multisport tournament organised by LGBTI+ sports club Panteres Grogues every year in Barcelona to promote the practise of sport among women and promote the inclusion of LGBTI+ community in sport. We invite you to participate in our 11th edition. Our sport activities are soccer, basketball, volleyball, beach volleyball, paddle tennis, table tennis, biking, hiking, pool, runnig, inline skating, and rugby. Come and join us!
Mar
25
Fri
all-day Wild Wild South 2022
Wild Wild South 2022
Mar 25 – Mar 27 all-day
Wild Wild South 2022
Hello sports enthusiastics and friends, Please mark your calendar! We are hosting our 17th international multisport tournament on March 25th until the 27th 2021 and we would like to invite you! Every other year Abseitz Stuttgart hosts an international multisport tournament that focuses on an open and non-discriminatory atmosphere, the Wild Wild South in Stuttgart, Germany. We firmly believe for the coming spring that we can arrange and adapt to the current global situation and are focusing our efforts to execute the event by keeping an eye on the developments. Offers: We offer competitions in swimming, badminton, football, volleyball, shooting[...]
Apr
22
Fri
all-day RoMan Caput Mundi 2022 – Back to...
RoMan Caput Mundi 2022 – Back to...
Apr 22 – Apr 24 all-day
RoMan Caput Mundi 2022 - Back to R(h)OME
Rome is back indoor! The city of Rome and RoMan Volley will host the “Caput Mundi” tournament for the sixth year in a row. “Caput Mundi” is a volleyball tournament dedicated to the LGBT community and friends. Rome is ready to welcome athletes coming from all over Italy and Europe. The tournament will take place between 22-24 April 2022. The registration will be open from January 2022. —- ¡Roma está de vuelta bajo techo! La ciudad de Roma y RoMan Volley acogerán el torneo “Caput Mundi” por sexto año consecutivo. “Caput Mundi” es un torneo de voleibol dedicado a la[...]

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