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.

Learn more HERE.

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.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

New fanzine for Euro2012 diversity

News from FairPlay:

It was a long way but now it is ready: the first Football for Equality FANZINE. Right in time for the kickoff of the UEFA EURO 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, FairPlay proudly presents this brochure.

Under the motto “2012- Go East young (wo)men” the Fanzine addresses Homophobia and Discrimination in Football with a focus on the situation of LGBTIQs (Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Intersex/Queer)
and (anti-)discrimination in the host countries of the EURO and the European Gay and Lesbian Sports Championships (EuroGames) which will be held this year in Budapest, Hungary.

CONTENT ++++ Nicole Selmer discusses relations of „East“ and „West“ and Enikő Várhelyi tells us
about the EuroGames in Budapest ++++ Activists talk with FairPlay on homophobia in Hungary and
Ukraine +++ Pavel Klymenko and Michal Karas take a look at the Polish and Ukrainian stands ++ TanjaWalther-Ahrens links sexism and homophobia in the context of women’s football +++ Dirk Brüllau onqueer fan organizations and Stefan Heissenberger about the need for LGBTIQ-sport clubs ++++++++ The EURO PRIDE HOUSES at the EURO and an exhibition showing (hi)stories of discrimination and emancipation of LGBTIQ-sportspeople ++++

INTERESTED? Send an Email to fairplay@vidc.org with your address, the numbers of copies you need
and we send you the Fanzine(s) for free. Shipping will not be charged.

WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK everybody who contributed to the Fanzine: Ulrike Lunacek for writing a
welcome statement, the authors who enlightened the topic from their different perspectives (as
journalists, fans, LGBTIQ activists, scientists,…). As well as our project partners within the EU-funden
Football for Equality project (Football Supporters Europe – FSE, European Gay and Lesbian Sport
Federation – EGLSF, Institute of Sport Development - SPOLINT, L’udia proti Rasizmu, Unione Italiana
Sport per Tutti – UISP). We also would like to thank the association Qwien (Center for gay/lesbian
culture and history Vienna, www.qwien.at) who allowed us to re-print the poster “Kick out
homophobia” and our graphic designer Patricia Enigl who showed a lot of patience.
We hope to see you at one of the many activities and events within the Football for Equality-project.
Let’s put homophobia offside together – against discrimination in football and all around!

For more information visit:
www.footballforequality.org | www.fairplay.or.at | www.facebook.com/footballforequality

Kind regards,
FairPlay – Different colours. One game.

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