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 [...]
Homophobia is rife in Australian sport. Whether playing at the local park or representing their country, gay and lesbian athletes routinely hide their sexuality to avoid abuse while pursuing the sport they love. Sarah Dingle investigates how difficult it is to come out on the field.
Panteres Grogues is pleased to invite you to an event we have organized together with Football Club Barcelona, “El Barça against homophobia’”, on 14 May at 19:30 ("Sala Paris" FCBarcelona). Join us in a round tabla in which we'll talk about the current measures against homophobia and our remaining goals against discrimination. At the end of the event FCBarcelona will sign a document against homophobia, which we hope will be followed by other sports federations in our city. Your presence is very important. We need to make sure that this event does not go by unnoticed! Confirm your presence sending an email [...]
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/
Sport is a universal language that can bring people together. This is why “Les Dégommeuses” football team is harnessing sport to fight all forms of discrimination, promote inclusion, celebrate diversity, entertain and at the same time empowering LBT persons in France. Read to see what the team representative, Veronica Noseda, has to share