Vacancy: FARE Co-ordinator Job Advert

FARE was established a decade ago as a European network to campaign against all forms of discrimination in the sport. It has been very successful in raising awareness at all levels of the game and its work has expanded to extend across nearly 40 countries. FARE is currently reforming its governance arrangements so that they remain fit for purpose, becoming a formally constituted democratic entity in its own right. This includes establishing a small professional secretariat, headed by a co-ordinator with administrative/financial support. The secretariat will also be responsible for contracted functions of project and communications management.

FARE now seeks to [...]

Friday, December 18th, 2009 @ 1:44|Categories: 2009, News|Comments Off on Vacancy: FARE Co-ordinator Job Advert

UK Initiative: New alliance to tackle homophobia in football

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) in the United Kingdom announced a new alliance of unions and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) campaigners to tackle the prejudice faced by LGBT people in football. The TUC is UK’s national centre for trade unions and is the voice of Britain at work. The organisation aims to raise the quality of working life and promote equality for all.

Representatives of the Professional Footballers Association, Pride Sports, Kick it Out!, Schools Out!, the LGBT Sports Network and the Brighton-based Justin Campaign came together with members of the TUC LGBT committee to form a new alliance [...]

Friday, December 11th, 2009 @ 1:41|Categories: 2009, News|Comments Off on UK Initiative: New alliance to tackle homophobia in football

Gay Games VIII: Pay less for Gay Games registration

The Gay Games VIII Cologne 2010 will start in a little more than 232 days – and you can be part of it if you register now! Currently, the registration fee amounts 125 Euro. However, if you want to pay less you should register on Saturday, December 12, 2009! As organizers love numbers games, they will grant you for your registration a discount of 10 Euro! For this propose please enter the discount code 121209 on your registration form. Please note that during the registration procedure on Saturday. As soon as you enter the discount code 121209, you will see [...]

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 @ 1:38|Categories: 2009, News|Comments Off on Gay Games VIII: Pay less for Gay Games registration

Anniversary: FARE network celebrates 10 years

The Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network celebrates 10 years of campaigning this weekend as over 100 fans, activists and NGO’s come together at the Franz-Horr-Stadium in Vienna, home of FK Austria.

The two day conference, on 13 and 14 December, will mark some of the network’s key achievements since its formation in Vienna in 1999, as well as looking forward to new challenges with a series of workshops looking at various areas of discrimination in the game.

FARE’s role in tackling racism at all levels of professional and amateur football has seen its membership grow to a presence in 40 [...]

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 @ 1:35|Categories: 2009, News|Comments Off on Anniversary: FARE network celebrates 10 years

NSA Survey in cooperation with EGLSF

The Dutch government aims for a tolerant sport climate, based on respect, equality and sporting together. In this sport environment there
should be a place for everybody, also for homosexuals athletes. With the programme “Simply being gay” The Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports (VWS) stimulates the emancipation of homosexuals. One of the topics within this programme of VWS is aimed at sport. The programme Sport & Tolerance pays attention to several elements within the social acceptance of homosexual sportsmen and sportswomen and to the social inclusion and exclusion mechanisms
experienced by homosexual sportsmen and -women. The NSA is responsible for the [...]

Sunday, November 15th, 2009 @ 12:20|Categories: 2009, News, Press Release|Comments Off on NSA Survey in cooperation with EGLSF