+PLUSS hybrid partnership meeting

The EuroGames Bern 2023 was the opportunity for us to host on July 27th the 1st hybrid partnership meeting of the project +PLUSS “LGBTQI+ Policy and Leadership in Sport and Society”, It was the project's first opportunity to meet face-to-face, with most partner representatives attending in person, while others connected online.   With this meeting, the preparation phase of the project was completed, as the first formal outputs of the project were discussed and approved, such as the communication plan, the visual elements and the reporting system, among others. Planning for upcoming activities and [...]

2023-08-10T17:14:47+02:00Thursday, August 10th, 2023 @ 17:14|Categories: 2023, News|0 Comments

New EGLSF logo

We are very excited to present the new EGLSF logo! EGLSF was founded over 30 years ago and the logo has been with us since then. A different time, when our sole focus was the EuroGames event and our community centered on gay and lesbian participation. As times have changed, so has our community, and the EGLSF focus has diversified along with the visibility in our community.  While EuroGames is still central to ELGSF commitment to the LGBTQI sporting community, we have taken on a larger advocacy role. We believe that the new [...]

2023-06-29T18:37:28+02:00Thursday, June 29th, 2023 @ 18:19|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: |0 Comments

+PLUSS Kickoff

+PLUSS, the new Erasmus+ project led by EGLSF, was recently launched through an online kick-off meeting on June 12, 2023 aiming to promote inclusion and combat discrimination in European grassroots sport. The project primarily focuses in enhancing the inclusion and participation of athletes with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and sex characteristics, and it brings together European partners such as the German Sport University of Koln, the International Centre of Ethic in Sports and 6 LGBTQI+ sport clubs (the Croatian “Queer Sport Split”, the [...]

2023-06-29T19:20:21+02:00Tuesday, June 27th, 2023 @ 14:13|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Big Conversations

EGLSF are announcing a new series of online conversations to talk about some of the big issues that we’d like to hear members' views on. The online series will be open to anyone from member clubs who want to contribute, not only appointed representatives.   Our first 3 events are as follows, and you can sign up to attend any of them now:   Will there ever be another EuroGames in Central or Eastern Europe?   Wednesday 23rd August 1830-2000 CET EGLSF are announcing a new series of online conversations to [...]

2023-09-12T17:49:41+02:00Tuesday, June 27th, 2023 @ 13:09|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: |0 Comments


PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Erika Patrikainen EGLSF General Secretary: The EGLSF announces the election of the new board. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (5 MARCH 2023) – On Sunday 5 March, the Annual General Assembly elected a new board member. The board welcomes new Treasurer, Marcel Kreissig from Germany. Marcel is an associate member of the EGLSF.  The board would like to thank our retiring board members: Edgar Castillo, Noemi Fluixa, Elena Lipilina and Livan Soto Gonzalez for their dedicated service to EGLSF and the European LGBTQI+ sporting community. The board now consists of: • Hugh Torrance, co-president, [...]

2023-03-12T17:12:53+01:00Sunday, March 5th, 2023 @ 16:18|Categories: 2023, AGA, External, News, Press Release|0 Comments