EGLSF hosted two events at the Diversity House in Paris – set up by the Fare network in Paris for the FIFA Women's World Cup. The first of these events was a panel discussion that explored how LGBT sports clubs and organisations provide a ground for empowering women through sport, and the subjects of homophobia and sexism in sport. Panelists Pascale Reinteau, co-president of the newly established foundation FIER and co-president of Paris 2018 Gay Games, co-president of Les Degommeuses football club Marine Rome, and Annette Wachter, co-president of EGLSF presented their organisations and the roles, activities, and participation of [...]
EuroPrideHouse opened in the fanzone in Paris Raising awareness on homophobia in football Paris, 11. June 2016. One day after the opening of UEFA EURO 2016 the fight against homophobia was highlighted in the Paris Pavillon. The city of Paris hosted the launch of the Euro Pride House 2016 which will take place from 10th June to 10th July. In this period different activities will take place across France to tackle homophobia in football, make LGBTIQs visible and support the creation of an inclusive football and fan culture where respect is celebrated. What is a Pride House? The FSGL and [...]
Thomas Hitzlsperger, Nilla Fischer and Victoria Sandell Svensson are official ambassadors for EuroGames Stockholm in 2015
THE FOOTBALL STARS THOMAS HITZLSPERGER, NILLA FISCHER AND VICTORIA SANDELL SVENSSON ARE OFFICIAL AMBASSADORS FOR EUROGAMES STOCKHOLM 2015 The German Football Star Thomas Hitzlsperger, the Swedish National Football Team player Nilla Fischer and the former professional football player Victoria Sandell Svensson are proud ambassadors for EuroGames Stockholm in 2015. Previously announced Ambassadors are the actress and transgender activist Aleksa Lundberg, the Swedish politician Birgitta Ohlsson, the Artist Lars Lerin and The Swedish National Handball player Tobias Karlsson. EuroGames Stockholm 2015 is held between August 5th – 9th 2015. - It's a great honor for me to be an Ambassador for [...]
Footballers, politicians and academics will attend the 'Breaking the Glass Ceiling' seminar at Amsterdam's Olympic Stadium, which focuses on institutional discrimination in football.
Casey Stoney (Arsenal FC Ladies, England international), Thomas Hitzlsperger (ex Aston Villa, ex German international), Yaya Touré (Manchester City and Ivory Coast) and Raluca Negulescu, human rights campaigner at Policy Centre for Roma and Minorities, talk about discrimination in the game and what it takes to tackle racism, homophobia and all other forms of discrimination. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tdr1qpb9Bo source: http://www.farenet.org/news/leading-players-address-discrimination-football-people-video/