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[Washington Blade] Equality is a team sport

The past 18 months have truly been groundbreaking in the LGBT sports landscape. The likes of Jason Collins, Michael Sam, Derick Gordon, as well as Olympians Sally J Shipard, Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, Caitlin Cahow and Belle Brockhoff have all come out so loudly and so proudly! - See more at:

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 @ 1:20|Categories: External|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Debate on ‘Is Homosexuality in Sport still a Taboo’

EGLSF Co-President Klaus Heusslein and EuroGames Committee Member Lou Manders (former EGLSF Co-President) met Thomas Hitzlsperger at the debate 'Is Homosexuality in Sport still a Taboo' which had been hosted by the Dutch Embassy at Berlin in June .

Hitzlsperger reported to have experienced his coming-out as liberation, especially when he finally felt able to talk with his friends and family about his sexual orientation. He considers such a step as important since it also can enhance performance of athletes. And he added: "Lying is unpleasant!"

Unfortunately there still are unpleasant experiences in sport and particularly in football, some of the other [...]

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 @ 23:40|Categories: 2014, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

[Gaystarnews] Australian football player comes out as gay

Rhyian Anderson-Morley decided to come out so openly in order to fight against homophobia in sport.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 @ 11:52|Categories: External|Tags: , |Comments Off on [Gaystarnews] Australian football player comes out as gay

[Calgary Herald] Calgary Olympian finds three words liberating: ‘I am gay’

Promising luge athlete John Fennell relieved to finally be out of the closet after ‘suffocating’ game of hiding his identity

Friday, May 30th, 2014 @ 9:13|Categories: External|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on [Calgary Herald] Calgary Olympian finds three words liberating: ‘I am gay’


INTERVIEW: Arsene Wenger about how football deals with homophobia and coming out

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 @ 21:28|Categories: External|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on [] PRIDE NOT PREJUDICE