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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

[arsenal.com] PRIDE NOT PREJUDICE

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

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

[The Guardian] New poll reveals worldwide support for gay players to come out

New poll reveals worldwide support for gay players to come out • Sweden and Denmark the most supportive countries • Germany and the US trail in the ratings

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 @ 21:46|Categories: External|Tags: , |Comments Off on [The Guardian] New poll reveals worldwide support for gay players to come out