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What is ETS, and can it foster LGBTQIA+ inclusion?

ETS for LGBTQIA+ inclusion ©Tina Éowyn Šmid

Education Through Sport (ETS) is an excellent tool for fostering LGBTQIA+ inclusion. It is a non-formal educational approach employing sports and physical activity to promote personal development and positive, sustainable change. ETS uses sports in non-formal learning programs focused on various social issues, such as employability, social integration, racism and discrimination. This approach is also […]

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Historic Trans Match at the Bingham Cup Rome 2024: medals provided by the SGS project

The Bingham Cup  The Bingham Cup, named after Mark Bingham, a gay rugby player killed during the 9/11 attacks, is the world’s largest amateur rugby union tournament. The biennial event is dedicated to promoting inclusivity and diversity, gathering thousands of players from across the globe to compete and celebrate the values of sport and unity. […]

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MESIS: Coaches and PE teachers in Lisbon concluding the training phase on the Outsport method

MESIS CBS in Lisbon: learning the Outsport method From April 10th to April 13th, more than 25 people from different countries dove into workshops and physical activities based on Education Through Sport (ETS) and the Outsport method. The last  MESIS Capacity Building Session took place in Lisbon, organised by MESIS partner GCP – Ginásio Clube […]

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MESIS: Coaches and PE teachers in Ljubljana for the second training on the Outsport method

MESIS CBS in Ljubljana: learning the Outsport method Starting from March 21th to March 24, more than 20 people from different countries dove into workshops and physical activities based on Education Through Sport (ETS) and the Outsport method. The second MESIS Capacity Building Session finally took place in Ljubljana, organised by MESIS partner OIS – […]

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Apply to the MESIS call for participants, learn about the Outsport educational method on LGBTIQ+ inclusion

Learn how to create inclusive communities with the Outsport method.

The Erasmus + MESIS project aims to foster inclusive sport communities by developing competencies and e-learning tools based on the Outsport approach.  As part of the core project activities, four partners from Italy, Bulgaria, Portugal and Slovenia will select 15 participants (60 in total) who will join a comprehensive Capacity Building session designed to build […]

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The EU Project SGS – Sport for all Genders and Sexualities has launched the Raising Together Campaign for the EU week of Sport  2023

Scenario  In the modern and highly developed 21st century it’s still necessary to talk about Sport for all Genders. European sports continue to be heavily influenced by traditional concepts of gender roles, which categorize individuals strictly as either “men” or “women,” reinforcing a dominant binary and masculine perspective. This prevailing narrative within sports inevitably leads […]

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The WHO recognizes the Outsport method as an educational sport practice for health

A few days ago, the World Health Organization published the volume “Inclusive, sustainable, welcoming national sports federations: health promoting sports federation implementation guidance”. These guidelines are designed for sports federations and organizations which aim to develop the potential of sport in promoting well-being and health. For the first time, the WHO introduces the inclusion of […]

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