WRSO : LBTI Women in Sport

Research & Outcomes kick off meeting On February 7th, partners of this project, funded by the Erasmus+ programme of European Union, met to launch the project, discuss objectives, first meeting dates and roles and responsibilities. WRSO aims to start a serious initiative of research data to reflect the situation for the participation of LBTI+ women on an individual level, and in both mainstream sport and in LGBTI+ sports organisations. Specific objectives are a review of the current situation of LBTI+ women and the mechanisms of discrimination they face in sport; a research element to identify [...]

2024-02-07T17:06:46+01:00Wednesday, February 7th, 2024 @ 17:06|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Duessel Cup, Queer MultiSport Event

Duessel-cup, Outreach Team Dear LGBTIQ athletes in Europe, This year, the Düssel Cup is once again offering an outreach program. It is aimed at interested members of the LGBTIQ community who would like to take part in the Düssel Cup but have little or no support in their home country with regard to their sexual orientation or identity, as they are discriminated against by state regulations and/or society - primarily in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. The organisation can support your participation and offer you the following: Free participation in a sport At least low-cost accommodation [...]

2024-01-25T11:20:39+01:00Thursday, January 25th, 2024 @ 11:20|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Valencia Gay Games 2026

València will host the Gay Games in 2026, an event held every four years that promotes equality, diversity and inclusion through sport and culture. Its basic principles are participation, inclusion and personal best performance. EGLSF has collaborated in 2023 with the GGVLC2026 organising committee to promote the event in a variety of activities and LGBTIQ+ sporting events: EGLSF AGA 2023 in Munich EuroGames Bern 2023 and the film-documentary ‘Building a Movement: the Making of EuroGames’ Gay Games 2023 held simultaneously in Hong Kong and Guadalajara (Mexico). After this year's fantastic [...]

2023-12-29T15:22:33+01:00Friday, December 29th, 2023 @ 15:18|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: |0 Comments

International Conference on Gender Equality in Sport – EU Presidency Spain

On 14-15 November 2023 in Madrid, Spain, EGLSF co-president Sarah Townsend, as a member of the High Level Group on Gender Equality in Sport, attended the International Conference on Gender Equality in Sport hosted by the Spanish Presidency of the European Union. The full two-day programme opened with a panel discussion looking at the general context of gender equality and sport in Europe, setting the tone for the two-day meeting with a call for "We want more": more funding, more opportunities, more visibility. The following panels and interviews provided an [...]

2023-11-18T14:34:09+01:00Saturday, November 18th, 2023 @ 14:34|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: |0 Comments

Final iSport project conference in Thessaloniki, Greece

The final conference opened with a welcome and brief introduction by Stella Douka, from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, followed by keynote presentations by Christina Evaggelinou, and Sarah Townsend, EGLSF co-president, on promoting sport for individuals with disabilities and gender equality, respectively. Andrej Pisl, from the EUSA Institute and iSport project manager, presented the ambitions of the project and the activities and results of the three years of work, and the final presentation, a case study on the iSport serious game, was offered by Lampros Karavidas of the Aristotle University [...]

2023-11-17T18:08:22+01:00Friday, November 17th, 2023 @ 18:08|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: |0 Comments