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Outsport Final Conference: The Relevance of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Sport – Budapest Nov. 8 2019

Decision makers, researchers, coaches, PE teachers and those from the field of equality and discrimination are warmly welcome to the Outsport final Conference, that will take place in Budapest November 8th 2019: “The Relevance of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Sport – Outcomes of the first EU-wide survey on LGBTI people in sport” One of the main project outcomes is the first […]

Outsport for EuroGames 2019 main conference

The 10th of July, in th European Union seat of Rome, Outsport has held the conference on “Sport as the next challenge towards gender equality and LGBTI-inclusive communities”. It was the main cultural event of EuroGames 2019 organized in Rome from Aics.

Partick Thistle FC incorporate Pride Flag into New Kit

Partick Thistle FC, based out of Firhill Stadium in the Maryhill area of Glasgow, has unveiled a new design for their away kit which includes pride flag stripes. The club’s Chief Executive, Gerry Britton, said: “We are really pleased with how the strips look and hope the supporters will like them as much as we […]

Megan Rapinoe on the Importance of Gay Players

Megan Rapinoe, co-captain and forward of the US Women’s National Team (USWNT), took the opportunity of her team’s recent win against France to point out the vitality of gay players to the game

Interview with Prof. Hartmann-Tews, head of research for Outsport

Today Outsport reaserch team of the German Sport University Cologne published the full report with results of the first EU-wide survey based on direct experiences of LGBTI people in sport. We asked something more about it to prof. Hartamann-Tews

Homophobia and Transphobia in Sport – Results of the first EU-wide survey

Results of the first EU-wide survey based on direct experiences of LGBTI people in sport published today. For 90% of respondents homophobia and transphobia are a problem in sport environment. Full report avaible

Rugby Stars Extend Solidarity with the LGBTI+ Community

Recent events in Australian and British Rugby have seen support coming from within the sport for the LGBTI+ community. In recent weeks, a number of rugby professionals have spoken out against a number of anti-LGBTI+ social media posts made by New South Wales Waratahs player Israel Folau, one of which was ‘liked’ by Saracens FC player […]

March Update: Trans Pride & Fabulous Volunteers

March has been a busy month for the Outsport project at LEAP Sports, with info days for the project held during our annual volunteer conference and Trans Pride Scotland 2019. Both were fabulous events and in both cases, the LEAP volunteer team brought heaps of their wisdom, passion and energy

How bad can be competition?

One of the most difficult obstacles to remove is the elimination of competition, central to the sport to achieve the result, win the game, the tournament, the final, but if it becomes a life attitude, if it becomes a criterion of strength, ruin relations

LEAP Sports February Infodays

LEAP Sports Scotland enjoyed a successful set of information raising days for the Outsport project, during a busy February schedule and in no small part thanks to their invaluable volunteer team

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