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Freedom Bike Ride 2016

A friend of mine and me, we got off on the Vyborg Station. About 240 km lied ahead of us. Four days of hard cycling and unpredictable weather. At that moment I realized that I challenged myself again. ‘I’m just an amateur. Why do I do it again?’ I thought. However, I knew that I could do it. A year ago I did it and reached Stockholm. So why should it be impossible this time?

These fears and questions were on my mind on the first day of the Freedom Bike Ride to Helsinki. The situation was even more worrying as [...]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 @ 16:04|Categories: 2016, 2016, EuroGames, External, News, Projects|0 Comments

Field of tainted dreams

Homophobia is rife in Australian sport. Whether playing at the local park or representing their country, gay and lesbian athletes routinely hide their sexuality to avoid abuse while pursuing the sport they love. Sarah Dingle investigates how difficult it is to come out on the field.

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 @ 13:05|Categories: 2015, External|Tags: , |0 Comments

Competition time: win tickets for the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final!

Fare is giving away a pair of tickets for the UEFA Women’s Champions League final.

The encounter will see the French side Paris Saint-Germain play 1.FFC Frankfurt at Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark, at 18.00 CET, on Thursday 14 May in Berlin.

To get the chance to see the game, you only need join our competition!

Monday, May 4th, 2015 @ 16:05|Categories: 2015, External|Tags: |0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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: , |0 Comments