Featured events

7-9 September 2012
Brussels Games

Brussels Gay Sports will offer a weekend of fun and fairplay in the capital of Europe, with volleyball, swimming, badminton, and tennis, as well as fitness and hiking.

Learn more HERE.
26-28 October 2012
Bern, Switzerland

The success of the first edition of the QueergamesBern proved the need for an LGBT multisport event in Switzerland. This year will be even bigger, with badminton, bowling, running, walking, floorball.

Learn more HERE.
17-20 January 2013
Sin City Shootout
Las Vegas
The 7th Sin City Shootout will feature softball, ice hockey, tennis, wrestling, basketball, dodgeball, bodybuilding and basketball.

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13-16 June 2013
IGLFA Euro Cup
After this year's edition in Budapest at the EuroGames, the IGLFA Euro Cup heads to Dublin for 2013, hosted by the Dublin Devils and the Dublin Phoenix Tigers.

Learn more HERE.

Friday, June 22, 2012

30 June 2012 / "Homophobia in the Stadium" conference at Budapest Eurogames

The European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation, in occasion of EuroGames 2012 in Budapest, is glad to invite you to the conference

HOMOPHOBIA IN THE STADIUM European institutions against discrimination in sports

which will take place Saturday, 30th June, at the EuroGames Village (see address below).

Different approaches from (inter)national regional and local governing bodies on tackling homophobia in sports throughout Europe. Which ones are successful, why are they successful? Can they be cuopied to other nations?
Some experts and representatives from European institutions will speak on how to fight against discriminations when doing sport, as well as showing practices already taken in order to tackle homophobia. And all of this, under the umbrella of the first EuroGames ever held in Central and Eastern Europe and in cooperation with the Football for Equality II project, focused on this area and partially funded by the European Commission (DG Justice) under the Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme.

Sonia Parayre, from the Council of Europe;
Tanja Walther-Arens, former football player, teacher and scientist;
ENGSO Youth session participants presenting their project Taboophobia in Sports;
Lou Englefield, director of Pride Sports (UK) and formerco-president of EGLSF;
Micah Grzywnowicz, expert on LGBTQ issues and integration.

Round table: Governing bodies fighting homophobia in sports (moderated by Lou Englefield)

Closing speech:
Uffe Elbaek, Danish Minister of Culture and Sports and former CEO of OutGames 2009 in Copenhagen (to be confirmed).

Organized by EGLSF
In cooperation with Football for Equality II
With the participation of the Council of Europe

When: Saturday, 30th June, 2012, from 10 am to 1.30 pm
Where: EuroGames Village @ Dürlin. 14th district, Ajtósi Dürer sor 19-21

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