MESIS Capacity Building Sessions ready to start! 

  The selection process is finally over! The Capacity Building Sessions of the Erasmus+ MESIS project are about to start.  Selected participants will soon receive all the information to join the CBS sessions.  Participants were selected after a joint call launched by project partners in Italy, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Portugal. Out of 87 applicants, we selected […]

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

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 […]

SGS research presented at the CSIT ordinary congress

The SGS research presented at the 45th CSIT Ordinary Congress The SGS team visited the 45th CSIT Ordinary Congress and the International Amateur Sports Forum, which took place from the 8th to 10th of November in the building of University of Physical Education in Barcelona. The EU co-funded project “SGS – Sport for all Genders […]

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 […]

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 […]

The E+ MESIS project: Implementing the Outsport approach on Education Through Sport

The Training of Trainers   The E+ MESIS project (Missing Pieces For Educators And Local Stakeholders Addressing Inclusive Sport) has finally reached its first important milestone.  During the Training of Trainers (July 13-16, 2023), 10 participants from five partner organisations came together in Sofia, each of them with specific experience in sport, education and LGBTI issues.  […]

Sport for all Genders and Sexualities!

Tackling Sexism, Trans- and Homophobia in European Grassroots Sport (SGS) Download the first project outcome, the Good Practice Report.  Project goal The project aims to establish an inclusive and open sports culture that is open to all genders and sexualities. European sport is still dominated by rather antiquated notions of masculinity and pejorative notions of […]

LGBTIQ in sport: which lessons from QATAR 2022

Outsport Webinar 2023, April 15 – #WebOutsport2023 Promoted by: AICS (Associazione Italiana Cultura Sport), Outsport Network  Date: April 15th, 2023 16:00 – 17:30 (CEST) Venue: Outsport social media and You Tube Accessibility: Public  Participation: Moderated chat platform for Q&A Language: English The Outsport Network and AICS LGBTI are pleased to announce the third edition of the Outsport Webinar.  […]

The first personal meeting of the partners of the EU project “Sport for all Genders and Sexualities!” (SGS) took place in Cologne.

With the German Sport University Cologne (GSU), one of the top sport universities in Europe was host of the first SGS meeting. From August 25 to 26, the partners from Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and Austria met in person for the first time. In intense meetings, the focus, apart from administrative matters, was mainly on […]

Combating hate speech in Sport

“Combating Hate Speech in Sport”, a new joint project co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe aims to explore innovative approaches to tackle racism, homo-bi-transphobia, sexism and other manifestations of hate speech. Although both the European Union and the Council of Europe have developed regulatory […]

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